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Health & fitness is in our blood… Several of us at the Cousins Club have run races ranging from 5Ks to Marathons, including several Boston Marathons. So healthy lifestyles is in our blood.

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Health & Fitness Activities for your entire family

Studies have shown that one of the best ways to help you stick to your work out or weight loss plan is to do it with other people. Advantages include providing more motivation to exercise. Studies have also shown a connection between the quality of family bonding and future mental health.

Explore the great outdoors

The great outdoors is a place for endless discovery and escape from the daily grind. It is a vast natural beauty that offers many opportunities and activities that are best done in groups. Many organizations offer educational programs for family members of all ages. Hiking the great outdoors offers a sense of adventure and exploration while at the same time connecting with your family. A number of national and regional organizations provide educational, youth outreach and trail information on many of the places you would want to go. Some of the best ones include: National Audubon Society Adirondack Mountain Club Appalachian Trail Conservancy Have an interest in helping the environment? Subscribe to our Newsletter for tips and suggestions for special events such as Earth day and activities you can do with family, friends and your school to help the environment.

Running

Running is a great activity to do with the family near or far. Share training tips, Go on runs together. Run a race together in a locale that can also double as a vacation spot. If you decide to do a race with the family, make sure you find one that has distances appropriate for all ages and abilities. There are plenty of race calendars on the Internet, but a few cater to events for the family, including: 10 Popular Fun Runs For The Whole Family Active.coms Active Family Runners World Magazine: Races for the whole family

Plan your activities using Facebook Groups

Have a large extended family? Spread out geographically? Want to engage your family, develop common interests and get to know each other better? Form a Club. These can be informal one time events or more structured regular activities. The key is to find common interests or hobbies and start interacting with your extended family. Many of your cousins are probably already on Facebook. Creating a Facebook group for your family can be a great way to develop common interests, share stories, photos and discuss plans for meeting for a “club” activity or reunion. Making it a private group gives you more control over who can use the group. Click here for instructions on how to create a Facebook Group.
CousinsClub.org

Health & Fitness Clubs

Love what you do, do what you love.

Explore the great outdoors

The great outdoors is a place for endless discovery and escape from the daily grind. It is a vast natural beauty that offers many opportunities and activities that are best done in groups. Many organizations offer educational programs for family members of all ages. Hiking the great outdoors offers a sense of adventure and exploration while at the same time connecting with your family. A number of national and regional organizations provide educational, youth outreach and trail information on many of the places you would want to go. Some of the best ones include: National Audubon Society Adirondack Mountain Club Appalachian Trail Conservancy Have an interest in helping the environment? Subscribe to our Newsletter for tips and suggestions for special events such as Earth day and activities you can do with family, friends and your school to help the environment.

Running

Running is a great activity to do with the family near or far. Share training tips, Go on runs together. Run a race together in a locale that can also double as a vacation spot. If you decide to do a race with the family, make sure you find one that has distances appropriate for all ages and abilities. There are plenty of race calendars on the Internet, but a few cater to events for the family, including: 10 Popular Fun Runs For The Whole Family Active.coms Active Family Runners World Magazine: Races for the whole family

Plan your activities using Facebook Groups

Have a large extended family? Spread out geographically? Want to engage your family, develop common interests and get to know each other better? Form a Club. These can be informal one time events or more structured regular activities. The key is to find common interests or hobbies and start interacting with your extended family. Many of your cousins are probably already on Facebook. Creating a Facebook group for your family can be a great way to develop common interests, share stories, photos and discuss plans for meeting for a “club” activity or reunion. Making it a private group gives you more control over who can use the group. Click here for instructions on how to create a Facebook Group.
© Copyright Lexabean, LLC
Studies have shown that one of the best ways to help you stick to your work out or weight loss plan is to do it with other people. Advantages include providing more motivation to exercise. Studies have also shown a connection between the quality of family bonding and future mental health.