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Entries in Childhood Obesity (20)


Yes, Baby Boomers can (and should) exercise

Inactivity is the theme of the latest version of This Week in the Fitness Industry.

We have the necessity of Baby Boomers exercising, Anytime Fitness publishing its Weight of the Union, inactivity in England, and obesity trends in youth.

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NYC mayor urging use of stairs

Another well-rounded This Week in the Fitness Industry. Add in the many items in the IHRSA blog throughout the week and there is plenty of informative information here. 

  • NYC mayor trying to get city healthy
  • ACE reviews gadgets
  • Fight childhood obesity as a community
  • Exercise in pill form? 

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Study: higher school lunch standards result in healthier youth

It is Friday so it must mean This Week in the Fitness Industry. In addition to our weekly IHRSA blog posts at the end of this column, we have compile a list of story picked off the Internet:

  • Healthy lunches means healthy youth
  • Life Fitness-SoFit collaboration continues
  • Woman gains weight and provides website for those in same boat
  • List explains gym and gym-goer trends
  • Read on for more on each.

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    Doctor prescribes exercise

    As always, there is quite a variety in This Week in the Fitness Industry. This week we have more compliments for Anytime Fitness, a doctor who prescribes exercise instead of pills, get your workout through iTunes, and families working out together.

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    Score one for childhood obesity from N.C. company  

    We have a few end-of-the-year lists for this version of This Week in the Fitness Industry, as well as a company that hopes to make youth exercise into a game.

  • Sqord allows kids to compare activity
  • Top influences in health and fitness
  • 2013 trends to look forward to
  • Jazzercise reality show 
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