The group of eight former camp counselors had just turned 40 over the last several months and they were looking for a great way to celebrate this milestone. Although they went to college in several different states, the group considered the Rocky Mountains of Colorado their summer home when they were in college. Most of the group had worked together at least two different summers at the church camp near Hillside, Colorado. Days spent white water rafting on the Colorado River and hiking the mountains of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range made them physically fit and mentally connected. What better way to get back together as a group than to
As a general rule of thumb, they say it takes roughly 30 days to make a habit and 90 days to break a habit. Establishing good, healthy habits for our children helps lead to a full, active life. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a minimum of 60 minutes of exercise per day for children; yet only one in three children are physically active each day. Here are some tips to getting your kids off the couch and starting a more active lifestyle.
Why Many Children Are Inactive
Studies have found that children spend an average of over seven and a half hours per day sitting in front of a screen, whether it is a TV, videogame, or computer. Additionally, added sugars and solid fats contribute to 40% of the total daily calories for children between the ages of two and