Helping Your Child Stay Active

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Simple, but effective steps you can take now, to help guide your children away from the sedentary video screens, and toward a healthier lifestyle.
Air Date: 9/18/12
Duration: 10 Minutes
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Hilary Knight, Olympic Hockey Player
Hilary Knight made her Olympic debut at age 20 in Vancouver as the youngest member of the U.S. womens Hockey team.  She has played in five world championships, starting in 2007 at age 17, when the U.S. team took the silver medal. She helped lead the University of Wisconsin Badgers to win the NCAA championship during her junior year.
    Helping Your Child Stay Active
    The obesity epidemic amoung children is at an all time high. and a sedentary lifestyle is often to blame. Olympic Hockey star, Hilary Knight, wants to help parents guide their children away from the video screens and toward a healthier lifestyle.  She shares her experience with team sports and how it turned her into an Olympic SIlver Medalist. This is a great time to get your kids more active, and on the road to a healthier lifestyle for the whole family.