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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that kids aged 6 to 17 get at least one hour of physical activity - a.k.a. exercise - each day. Whether your child is a bit of a couch potato or just has a hard time devoting 60 minutes to exercise each day, there are ways dads can help. Check below for related information, products and services.

Lauren Tinsley
(302) 674-2380
Dover, DE
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, School, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified School Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Alan Meluney
(302) 674-2380
Dover, DE
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

John T Nichols
(302) 245-0661
Dover, DE
Practice Areas
Career Development, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Rehabilitation, Supervision
Certifications
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Craig Gilbert
(302) 677-6082
Dover AFB, DE
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Robert Gray
(302) 422-7784
Houston, DE
Practice Areas
Aging/Gerontological, Couples & Family, Rehabilitation, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

William Precourt
(302) 670-1329
Dover, DE
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Patricia Pratt
(302) 270-4091
Dover, DE
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, School
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Stephanie Barshay
(302) 312-6466
Dover, DE
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Corrections/Offenders, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Michael Shifflet
Camden, DE
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, School
Certifications
National Certified School Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Dafne A Carnright
(302) 422-2255
Milford, DE
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

5 Tips to Help Your Kids Stay Healthy with Enough Exercise

5 tips to help your kids stay healthy with enough exercise

James Dunsford

Making exercise a family affair can ensure kids get enough to stay healthyThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that kids aged 6 to 17 get at least one hour of physical activity - a.k.a. exercise - each day. Whether your child is a bit of a couch potato or just has a hard time devoting 60 minutes to exercise each day, there are ways dads can help.

1. Let kids choose their exercise. Try things like dance classes, martial arts, swimming, biking, hiking and sports teams to determine what activities will keep your kids motivated.

2. Break up the hour into more manageable time frames. Encourage them to play a game of kickball in the morning, ride their bikes in the afternoon and take a walk together in the evening. Twenty minutes each time will add up to an hour without feeling overwhelming.

3. Set a good example. As with many parenting obstacles, the best way to get kids to do what you want them to is to do it yourself. So, get active and in shape for yourself as well!

4. Encourage "some" video game use. While sitting in front of a screen with a bowl of chips by their side won't encourage physical activity, some "active-play" video games, like the Nintendo Wii, can keep your kids moving.

5. Exercise together. Plan outings and activities that will help the whole family stay active. Pack a picnic lunch and hike into the woods to find the perfect spot, ride bikes together, or enlis...

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