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Fitness Education on Exercise and Obesity in Mexico!

Fighting obesity epidemic in Mexico through professional education! A science-based and internationally accredited professional education program will take place in Guadalajara and Chihuahua in August. Let's make a difference in a country that demonstrates the highest adult obesity rates worldwide.http://www.fitproworkshops.com/mexico

Promoting specialized professional education on exercise and obesity in Taiwan!

The professional education program for fitness and allied healthcare professionals on exercise and obesity was held in Taipei, Taiwan. Almost 50 attendees participated in this live 2-day workshop trying to translate science into application in order to fight against the greatest public health challenge of our century. The content of the workshop was based on an integration of theory and practice with a focus on the effects of exercise on weight management and obesity in physically inactive adults.

Educating Weight Management Exercise Specialists in Egypt!

Α comprehensive and evidence-based live continuing education course on exercise and obesity took place for the first time in Cairo, Egypt powered by World Gym Academy. A group of passionate certified fitness professionals participated in this workshop where theory meets practice while providing science-based knowledge and communication skills for Exercise Specialists who are seeking to work at the forefront of the battle against obesity epidemic.https://www.fitproworkshops.com/egypt

100 ingredients in a Twinkie...not true...but useful

30 ingredients in a grilled chicken breast from McDonald's. Doritos just celebrated their 1 millionth ingredient! Are these sound bites entirely true? No, but they are worth thinking about. Even as a trainer, I am sometimes tempted by America's #1 french fry, being cool, and living on a ranch (cool ranch). And a 100-calorie snack pack of the standard nacho cheese flavor probably isn't the end of the world as far as my health goals are concerned. 

What do haircuts, exercise and coffee have in common?

Answer: Our action or inaction is based on belief which is mostly influenced by our confirmation bias. Term of the month: confirmation bias. It's amazing the lenses we wear and the lengths we'll go to comfirm a pre-existing idea that we have. 

UPDATE: "A Knock on the Door, An Ability to Help"

On a day in 2012, a boy knocked on my door and asked, "Do you have work for me?"  I replied "No" but feeling as though work was not the ultimate goal he was after, I brought him back to provide help and the true answer to what he needed slowly came out.He was determined to save his mom and his home.  

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Marianne King's Fitness for Life

Hormones 101 & Aging in an Awesome Way!

Dear aging reader,  Do you feel the effects of aging coming on pre-maturely? Do you suspect a hormone imbalance? Have you lost your "mojo" or your "get up & go"? Although we don’t see our hormones, they are always contributing to critical functions going on in our bodies. Or in some cases where they are absent or lacking, not. Hormones are chemical messengers always traveling around in our circulatory systems to all our organs and tissues throughout the body.