Getting Kids Fit Through Hooping

kids hooping in wilmington In North Carolina, some elementary students in Southport are learning how to stay healthy by hooping. Dosher Memorial Hospital has teamed up with Southport Elementary School to focus on creating a healthier community. During a recent assembly students and competed in a hula-hoop challenge too. But what’s the best way to get kids to stay fit? Answer: When there parents are role modeling fitness behaviors. “The kids emulate what their parents do,” said Dan Jacobs with Dosher Memorial Hospital. “Getting their parents to engage in healthy, active lifestyles at home is gonna carry on, is gonna basically affect these children, not just now but into the future and into adulthood.” WECT TV6

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