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Entries in Obesity (21)

Friday
May112012

Is money the answer to obesity epidemic?

Money is thrown about on Capitol Hill like it Is going out of style. Could it be the answer to solving the latest and most pressing issue in the US: obesity.

Almost three-fourths of Americans said they attempt to lose weight if the government offered them some sort of cash incentive; of them, half said they would try “real hard” if the payout was in the $500-$1,000 range.

Also in This Week in the Fitness Industry:

  • First Lady pays a visit to Arizona schools
  • 32 million more obese in 2030
  • Five must-haves
  • New trends for 2012
  • Meeting at IHRSA events turns into business relationship 

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Friday
Feb032012

Go Red For Women

Support awareness, education and community programs to help women learn about and lower their risk of hear disease. Read about this and more in This Week in Fitness.

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Friday
Jan202012

This Week in Fitness: Could A Pill Help Fight Obesity?

Could a pill help fight obesity? Read about this and more in This Week in Fitness.

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Friday
Nov042011

This Week in Fitness: Does Yoga Help With Chronic Back Pain?

A recent study states people with chronic back pain might benefit from yoga. Read about this and more in This Week in Fitness.

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Tuesday
Mar082011

Joe Moore: If Obesity is Contagious, is a Healthy Lifestyle?

IHRSA President and CEO Joe Moore responds in the Boston Herald to a recent Harvard study that suggests obesity is contagious. Moore's argument: If obesity is a social epidemic, can a healthy lifestyle spread through the societal ranks, too?

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