LiveWell: Jason Boyer
Updated: Friday, February 21 2014, 03:34 PM EST
As we gear up for the LiveWell Expo on March 29th, the News 13 team are showing you examples of making healthy lifestyle choices.
Jason Boyer says as a working parent, it's not always easy to get to the gym as much as he'd like. But he found out, he can get a pretty good workout by just being a dad, and the bonus is getting to spend more time with his son.
Jason's day pretty much starts when his son's does, early! After getting his son dressed and ready for the day, it's breakfast time. While his son Hudson eats his breakfast, Jason burns calories by doing a little laundry. Then it's playtime. Typically this lasts between 30 minutes to an hour. During that time, Jason does some exercises and Hudson likes to join in.
With Hudson always on the go, that means Jason is too. He says music is a good way to work in some cardio. Hudson likes to move, so Jason works in squats, shoulder presses and dead lifts and it doesn't take long to work up a good sweat!
Then it's cleanup time. A little vacuuming wouldn't be complete without Jason's little helper. Soon after, they take things on the road. They head to The Play Lodge, Hudson's favorite place. Between running, climbing, crawling, obstacle courses it proves to be quite the workout. Jason uses his FitBit watch to track his progress. After just an hour he's burned over 800 calories. Jason reminds viewers that a healthy diet and plenty of sleep are also very important. He also fits in trips to the gym a few days during his busy week.
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