"One way to introduce fitness is through family sports activities, such as swimming, biking, tennis and hiking. The younger you can start, the better,” said Danielle Manrique, child-life program manager and child-development specialist for John C. Lincoln Health Network. That way, they’ll be used to being active and getting outdoors rather than playing video and computer games all day."

Sue Doerfler from AZ Central gives lots of great suggestions about how to start early with your kid's fitness through fun family activities. #fitnessshouldbefun