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Fitness for Kids Phoenix, AZ – Family Fitness Classes – Valley of the Sun YMCA

Scheduling your family life can be tough. Between work, school, and your kids’ extracurricular activities, finding your own time to exercise might be difficult. But what if you could take care of two activities at once? Family fitness classes can help your kids stay involved and healthy as well as providing you with an opportunity to stay fit.

Developing Good Habits Taking a class encourages habit-forming because it is a set, scheduled occurrence. It’s much easier to neglect self-motivated exercise than to skip a planned event. By scheduling exercise periods for your whole family, you send your children a message that exercise is a priority.

Obesity and Disease Prevention It’s no secret that Americans are overweight. Regular exercise can alleviate and prevent weight problems and the diseases that come with obesity. A family fitness class will help you and your children manage and prevent conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and heart disease, all without medication.

Motivation and Accountability Family fitness classes turn your family into a team. As your children become more aware of healthy lifestyle choices, you can all encourage each other to make careful decisions about your eating habits and activity levels. Using one another as accountability partners will help everyone in your family make healthy choices more consistently. You will also have the support of all your other class members and their children as you get fit together.

You can get your family moving today! The Valley of the Sun YMCA provides family exercise classes in yoga, martial arts, and circuit training. We also offer swim classes, childcare, and summer camps. If you live in the Phoenix, Scottsdale, or Flagstaff areas, call us today at (602) 457-3816 for more information.

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