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Concessions at Youth Baseball Encourage Obesity

A new study published in Childhood Obesity earlier this month suggests that youth baseball may actually do more to promote obesity than curb it. The study, conducted...

Qatar’s National Sport Day to Feature Weight Losing Competition

Qatar's National Sport Day, due to take place later this month, will feature the launch of a new, countrywide weight losing competition designed to...

Call to Replace BMI with More Accurate Predictions of Disease

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine point out that the body mass index (BMI), based on the weight and height, is not an...

Presidential Physical Fitness Test to Be Replaced in 2014

School-based fitness programs will enter a new era in 2014, when a new assessment called the Presidential Youth Fitness Program replaces the 24-year-old Physical...

Recovery Redefined: Post-Workout Nutrition

The biggest error in the common view of nutrition is the focus on small details. This error is evidenced by questions like, “How much...

Joe Weider Left a Legacy of Health and Fitness

Joe Weider was a pioneer in the business of bodybuilding. Weider developed a multi-million dollar fitness publishing empire, including such publications as Muscle and...

Monosodium Glutamate or MSG: What’s the Big Deal?

Is MSG harmful to the human body?  What does it do for and to the human body?  To answer these questions one first must...

10 Eating Tips for a Healthier College Football Bowl Season

Bowl season brings specific eating challenges for football fans. Tailgating is often centered on binge eating and drinking. Anxious and celebratory supporters often live...

‘Cardio Tennis’ Plays Well In Fight Against Obesity and Inactivity

With an ever-increasing obesity epidemic in the U.S., along with 80 million "inactive" Americans, one tennis program--Cardio Tennis--is helping to battle these issues head-on....

Harsh Childhood Obesity Ads: Effective or Stigmatizing?

A new, in-your-face ad campaign in Georgia against childhood obesity is sparking controversy among health experts. The ads feature overweight children along with blunt messages...

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