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Newsletter: Modelling Exercise for your Children

Modelling Exercise for your Children

It’s no secret that your children will learn more about life from you than from TV, school or their peers. So what is it they’re learning from you about a healthy lifestyle? Do your kids see you enjoying regular physical activity or are you slumped on the couch in front of the 52-inch HDTV watching a re-run of Everyone Loves Raymond? Do you serve up healthy portions of fruits and vegetables every day or is that a super-sized bag of chips perched beside you on the couch? Do they see that you feel good about yourself or notice your lack of energy?

Why not choose to leave your children ( or nieces and nephews) the legacy of good health habits by modeling healthy forms of physical activity and good food choices -- your actions or inactions will impact future generations!

Better yet … dust off the bikes and make it a family affair. Be a part of the move to build healthier families and a healthier generation!

Enjoy the newsletter and have a blessed week!

Cathy Morenzie

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Exercise of the Week

Corkscrew with fittubes

Muscles Worked: Core


  1. Lie on your back with your hips bent at 90 degrees and your feet facing the ceiling. Wrap the band around your feet and hold with both hands. Bend your knees if you need to modify.
  2. Shift your feet and legs to the right until you are unable to hold them without rotating your hips. Now bring them back up and repeat to the other side.
  3. Finish by bringing your legs up towards your head.
  4. Return to the starting position and repeat. Keep your core tight and control your legs by using your abs and not momentum.

About Cathy Morenzie

Cathy Morenzie is a certified personal fitness trainer, fitness instructor, and Pilates instructor. She specializes in providing creative fitness solutions for people on the go. She has trained thousands of clients and trainers over the last 15 years. For more FREE tips like these, contact us or call 416-410-8517 to schedule your complimentary session. Can't fit personal training sessions into your schedule, no problem - try our online personal training and receive the benefits of one-on-one personal training at a fraction of the cost.

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