6 Playground Exercises for Parents by Chris Freytag

Chris Freytag

According to a recent New York Times article, gyms are starting to look more like indoor playgrounds with jungle gym looking equipment, sand bags, and ropes for example.

At this time of year, why not get out on a real playground and get in a fun and functional workout? Whether with a friend or perhaps while your kids run around, here are 6 moves for you to try:


ABOUT CHRIS:  Chris Freytag is a nationally recognized fitness expert, speaker, contributor to Prevention magazine and an author of several books, including her latest, Get Started with Weight Loss. Chris shares her healthy living tips weekly on the Minneapolis NBC affiliate in a segment called Motivation Monday. She also has appeared nationally on the Today Show and Lifetime TV. She has created dozens of workout DVDs to help people get fit and stay motivated.  Chris is passionate about helping people live healthier lives, and works with all groups and fitness levels including adults, kids, and athletes. She also is very involved with several nonprofit organizations geared toward helping youth get active.

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