Sometimes getting to a gym isn't in the cards. I realized my family needed to find ways to integrate movement and exercise into our everyday lives. That's why I decided to check out Sneaky Fitness, a book by Missy Chase Lapine (of The Sneaky Chef fame) and Larysa DiDio, a fitness expert.
The idea behind Sneaky Fitness is that you can find lots of fun ways to trick your kids into exercising (just like the recipes in The Sneaky Chef tricked them into eating vegetables). There's nothing wrong with the premise; I think anything that helps families get away from the screen and up and moving is great. But I thought that the 100 ideas in the book left something to be desired—especially for city kids who don't have backyards, big houses or beaches, which often seemed to be assumed. So I created my own list of 25 easy indoor exercise ideas that you can do with your kids at home.
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