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Apr212011

Surgeon General: "You need to exercise" 

“You need to exercise,” said US Surgeon General Dr. Benjamin, while speaking to Alabama lawmakers last week about the need for prevention and wellness, and a change in the way our country thinks about health. "We really want to get to place where everyone understands where almost everything we do, even though it's not labeled health prevention, really does affect the quality and length of life of all Americans," Benjamin said. Read the full article.

The Surgeon General is an avid supporter of exercise. When speaking at the IHRSA 30th Convention and Trade Show, Dr. Benjamin said, “The fitness industry is poised to step up as a solution to our country’s problem with overweight and obesity.”