Nutrition

Zoo Moves You Can Do, Too!

West Kendall Baptist Hospital Healthy Zoo Healthy You logoEver wonder how a tree kangaroo can jump 30 feet into the air or how a lion can lunge toward its prey in seconds from a lounging position? They exercise, of course!

Now, thanks to a partnership between West Kendall Baptist Hospital, Zoo Miami and the Zoological Society of Florida, visitors to the zoo and readers of this blog can learn the moves these animals do to keep themselves in shape – all while having fun.

Watch these videos or follow the Healthy Zoo, Healthy You Activity Trail throughout Zoo Miami to learn 12 moves that mimic the animals and help you incorporate stretching, running, jumping and bending into your day.

You, too, can move like the animals.

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