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8 Fun (and Cheap!) Family Fitness Activities

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Fun Family Fitness, Teen girl jump roping on beach for exercise

Jumping Rope


Jumping rope burns an estimated 600 calories an hour. Jump ropes are cheap, starting under $10. Also, because jump ropes are so portable, parents can pack one in their suitcase for workouts while they travel. Who knows — maybe Dad is a future double dutch champion!

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