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Building Your Family's Healthy Habits

Boost your family fitness with these tips to develop and stick with healthy habits.

Motivating Your Family to Adopt Healthy Habits continued...

Be creative. Even after you've found a great lifestyle for family fitness, things can get boring, so don't be afraid to mix it up. Be flexible and open to new ideas -- and involve the whole family.

"We all have more buy-in when we get to be a part of the change," Hoefs tells WebMD. Giving kids a choice helps them feel they're part of the process. "The motivation is in what we want to become -- in that picture of being healthy."

Reviewed on November 21, 2011

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