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1- Jumping Jacks

Every kid loves to jump around, so why not turn those jumps into a full-on exercise! Jumping Jacks improve cardio for anyone, keeping the heart pumping and the body in motion. Do a set of 15-20 while you are watching television or when the next commerical appears.  PREVIOUS NEXT read more about 1- Jumping Jacks

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10- Brave the rain

Or maybe you just don't care it's water city out there. Maybe you want to be right under the clouds as the rain falls. Parents, maybe your kids can't stand being cooped up for long periods of time. Kids, be sure to wear a rain jacket and rain boots. Splash around in the puddles, run around the yard… read more about 10- Brave the rain

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2- Stair Stepping

Going up and down stairs in your home is another cardio workout guaranteed to keep you fit and active. Even if you don't have a set of stairs, find some larger books and stack them. Step up and down repeatedly until the end of your workout. This can also be done in front of the television or with… read more about 2- Stair Stepping

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3- Dancing

You are stuck inside the house. The weather is not appealing. You feel lazy and want to get up and move. But you also are tired of the same, old workout routines. Instead, throw a dance party by yourself or with a friend! Get the kids involved. Play some catchy tunes and start dancing. You don't… read more about 3- Dancing

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4- Video games

Many game consoles, such as Wii or Xbox, offer games that focus on health and fitness. You don't have to be outside to play sports! Children can play sports, like basketball, tennis, baseball and bowling or something more recreational like skiing, martial arts and dance right in their own rooms.… read more about 4- Video games

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5- Jump Rope

Give your heart a boost! Grab your jump rope and get going. If you don't have a jump rope, buy a few. It's totally worth the investment. And jump ropes are not just for the kids. This exercise can leave you out of breath after the first minute. But the best part about this particular exercise, it's… read more about 5- Jump Rope

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6- Obstacle course

Parents, set up a mini, indoor obstacle for you and your kids. An obstacle course makes exercise time go by fast and leaves you feeling energized! Don't let the rain spoil your afternoon. Get creative. Your obstacles could include crawling under the kitchen table, quickly moving up stairs, doing… read more about 6- Obstacle course

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7- Burpees

Now this one is nothing less than challenging. Parents, adults, this one is for you! Burpees provide the ultimate full-body workout, work a number of muscles of the body and can be done anywhere, anyplace and anytime. Check out www.30dayfitnesschallenges.com/how-to-do-a-burpee/ to learn how to… read more about 7- Burpees

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8- Workout videos

With the invention of DVD exercise videos, you can see results, lose weight and get fit all in your very own home. After a long day at work and an icky day of rain, the last thing many of us want to do is drive to a gym. So, give yourself a break. Turn on the television and get your body moving.… read more about 8- Workout videos

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9- Cleaning

Is the house looking a little cluttered? Could a few shelves use some dusting? Pick up those cleaning tools and get busy! While cleaning may not be a high-intensity, sweat-inducing workout, it still keeps you active and off the sofa. If it's raining outside, go ahead and kill two birds with one… read more about 9- Cleaning

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Arts Briefs - Week of 4/9

Wonderland comes to local stage DAVIDSON – Davidson Community Players will present “Alice in Wonderland,” which is based on “Alice's Adventures in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll and adapted by Heather Wilson-Bowlby. “Alice in Wonderland” will be performed at 7 p.m. April 17 and 24; 1 p.m. April… read more about Arts Briefs - Week of 4/9

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Music Lounge - Week of 4/9

Your source for Lake Norman performances Friday, April 10 • 202 North Main – Stella and “The Groove Crew” • Bathtub Gin – Shag Night • Corkscrew Wine Shoppe and Bar – Kevin Brawley • Galway Hooker – Kevin Jones • MoJo’s Grill and Pub – Pea Pickin Hearts • Rusty Rudder –… read more about Music Lounge - Week of 4/9