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Health clubs, exercise equipment for kids take over from play time

by rawmeatcowboy
21 September 2008
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“Today’s parents are busy working and less apt to let their children go outside and play. Parents need a place where they know their kids can stay active, stay healthy and be in a safe place that’s supervised by professional people.” - Celia Kibler, founder of Funfit

“We really pride ourselves on the energy and excitement we put into making fitness fun. We don’t want them to be thinking they are overweight and obese. We want them to acknowledge that moving is fun.” - Steve Ewing, the centre’s co-founder

“Children should be outside interacting with other children, not playing video games in a musty basement.” - Tony Sparber, New Image Weight Loss Camps

Hmm…which one of these guys is stuck in the past, clinging to old stereotypes that were never true to begin with? Click here for the full article.