Set an intention!

Sounds easy, doesn’t it? If you’re like me, then the idea of setting just one intention freaks you out! Only 1? How do I pick? There are so many things I want to accomplish. ┬áBut, on the other hand, if I never set 1 how will I possibly get to all of them? Can you tell I’m a Libra ­čśë So, for today, I’m going to focus on fitness. ┬áI was lucky enough to do a photo shoot with the very inspiring fitness guru Chris Freytag; and in this month’s Prevention magazine, she’s put together a 28 day challenge. ┬áIf you see the magazine, you’ll see that my goal is to be fit for life!

Fit for life sounds like a big, lofty goal, doesn’t it? It may very well be, but what’s more important than your health? ┬áI’m lucky to say that I come from a fit family (not super athletes, just regular people who exercise regularly!) and I want my kids to be able to say the same thing when they grow up. ┬áI know that no one needs to hear me say how important your health is, but I do feel the need to tell every parent out there that we are ultimately responsible for our kids fitness. ┬áConsidering the health problems facing our kids, it’s something we should think about everyday.

I’ve learned first-hand that my kids learn best when I model the behaviors I want to see in them. ┬áIt’s pretty powerful stuff! When little Gia sees me lacing up my tennis shoes, she wants to wear hers…when I run around on the beach it becomes a game she wants to play too! So last year when I was lucky enough to be in a commercial for “The More You Know” (PSA campaign airs on NBC) I was thrilled to share the important message that our kids need 60 minutes of play everyday.

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