Category Archives: Exergaming

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Are Americans Happy With Their Weight?

Although weight gain has continued among U.S. adults, fewer report trying to lose weight, according to a study appearing in the March 7 issue of JAMA. Socially acceptable body weight is …

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Hormone Released During Exercise May Strengthen Bones

Two weeks of voluntary wheel running induces higher expression of irisin — a fat-burning hormone that is released during exercise — in bone tissue in mice. In addition, systemic administration …

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Made Your New Year’s Resolutions Yet?

Are you thinking about reinventing yourself in 2017? Or, using the new year as a long overdue excuse to get rid of bad nutritional habits or improve your athletic training …

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What’s Scarier – Halloween Costumes or Leftover Candy?

Happy (almost) Halloween!  This week marks the unofficial beginning of the Holiday eating season.  If you’re like me, fighting the temptation to splurge daily on Snickers, brownies, kugel, and cupcakes …

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Does America Have the Fittest Kids? No

The British Journal of Sports Medicine recently released a study concerning the aerobic fitness levels of children and youth across 50 countries.  The international research team was co-led by the …

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