Tag Archives: family fitness

Can Exercise Really Improve Kids’ Health?

Can exercise really improve kids’ health? Yes!  As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and …

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Repeated Dieting Leads to Weight GAIN

New research by the universities of Exeter and Bristol suggests that repeated dieting may lead to weight gain because the brain interprets the diets as short famines and urges the …

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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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Do You Practice “Rational Fitness”?

It’s a shame that many people trying to improve their weight management feel that exercise is a necessary evil that cannot be enjoyed – no matter the benefits for cognitive …

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