Summer is the perfect time to introduce your children to easy and fun methods of getting fit. Including recipes, workouts, and tips, Combat Fat for Kids is a great tool to help you get on the road to a healthier family and a happier lifestyle. Try implementing this recipe for Turkey-Apple Gyros and this Shuffle Running exercise into your routines:
1 medium Golden Delicious apple, cored and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 cup thinly sliced onion
1 medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 medium green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 teaspoon olive oil
8 ounces cooked turkey breast, cut into thin strips
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
6 whole-wheat pita bread rounds, lightly toasted
Toss apple with lemon juice; set aside. In a large nonstick skillet, sauté onion and peppers in hot oil, stirring frequently until crisp-tender. Add turkey to skillet and stir until heated through. Stir in apple mixture. Add garlic to yogurt and mix. Fold pitas in hald and fill with turkey mixture. Drizzle with yogurt mixture.
Stand sideways with your legs shoulder-width apart. Slide your left leg to the left and then follow with your right leg. Repeat this action to move your body to a finish line 40 feet away. Reverse this action to lead with your right leg and return to the starting point.
Written by acclaimed fitness expert James Villepigue and noted health writer Jo Brielyn, Combat Fat for Kids offers a comprehensive plan that will finally help kids to form better health habits, a more active life and a very bright future. The nutritional and exercise programs featured in the book are effective because they are geared toward the mindset and interests of the family as a whole.
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COMBAT FAT FOR KIDS
Written by James Villepigue and Jo Brielyn
978-1-57826-396-7, $15.00 paperback
978-1-57826-458-2, $4.99 eBook
From Hatherleigh Press. Distributed through Random House.
Available wherever books are sold.