Healthy mother-daughter activities
We asked our readers to tell us which healthy activities they do with their mother and/or daughter. Here are some of the best responses, submitted to Best Health via Twitter and Facebook. Have a healthy activity of your own? Share it with us in the comments below
“DANCE!! We dance around all the time, she even gets her dad boogying too from time to time! Certain songs come on, and I have to smile at the fun we’ve had!” -Candice Ferguson, via Facebook
“Zumba class twice a week, we love it.” -Laurie Althouse, via Facebook
Inspired to incorporate dance into your own fitness routine? Try these four dance-inspired workouts.
“We ride our mountain bikes through the trails.”-Leanne Zdebiak-Eni, via Facebook
“My daughter and I hike, bike, dance, walk the dog and skip together.”-Kristine Wilson Boles, via Facebook
“Sometimes we go horse trail riding. Usually my daughter is at lessons getting exercise while I enjoy country air/calm environment.” [email protected]_mcknight, via Twitter
“My daughter and I walk the dog and ride horses together.” -Kathleen Wilson, via Facebook
Get more ideas for staying fit while enjoying the warm weather with this ultimate outdoor workout.
Share meals together
“We share the same eating healthy lifestyle” -Dorothy Clark, via Facebook
“Eat a lot of great food!” -Dora Parisi Puppa, via Facebook
“Is sharing a glass of wine healthy?” -Barbara Hughes, via Facebook
Eating together is a great way to encourage healthy habits. If you want to cook her something special for Mother’s Day, check out our menu ideas. If she feels like indulging in a glass of wine, she doesn’t have to feel guilty, as that has health benefits too.
Hit the gym (and the mall!)
“Gym with one, baking with other and shopping with both. They both have different interests!” -Rav Dhaliwal, via Facebook
“Hot yoga and shopping!”-Denise Lytle Dance, via Facebook
It’s great to get to the gym, but workouts can happen anywhere. Brisk walking can burn calories whether you’re on a treadmill or at the mall. Check out our blog post, Can you get fit shopping? and see for yourself!