Fahrner and her family bike, walk or take public transportation. For them exercise is something that happens as they live their daily lives, not something they schedule. Fahrner doesn't even own a car. "We basically mapped out where the schools are, where hospitals are, where places to shop are, and so we very conscientiously picked a neighborhood where we can walk to all these things," she says.
Martina is co-owner of Clever Cycles. You won't find any Lycra in her shop; the bikes there are designed for everyday living. One of her favorites is a Bakfiets front loader from the Netherlands. It looks a bit like a wheelbarrow with a bicycle attached. "You can literally put eight bags of groceries in there and the kids, and it's just so much fun to ride," she says. Excerpts from " How Families Struggle to Eat Well and Exercise", NPR, aired on KPBS San Diego.