We’re built to move, we’re meant to be active. Every little built helps! Playing with a yo-yo: 40 calories Ironing: 69 calories Washing car: 138 calories Stretching: 122 calories Weight lifting (vigorous): 186 calories Shopping: 73 calories Washing dishes: 69 calories Shooting baskets: 138 calories Card playing: 39 calories Walking 4 mph: 158 calories Raking: 122 calories Rest/sitting: 30 calories Being able to move is a blessing!
Start with a team/family meeting Explain why your family is making the change and the benefits Look and pick out new recipes/foods together Have whoever is available help in the cooking, shopping, or food prep Some things will not turn out, it's okay. This creates family memories like, "Remember the time . . . ?" Take it slow, like just smoothies for breakfast or one green salad each day!