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New Dietary Guidelines Are Vague, at Best

Anticipated and debated for most of last year, the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans arrived with a disappointing fizzle the first ...

Oversized Portions, Tableware and Overeating

Bottomless bowls of soup; a self-filling popcorn bucket; big plates versus small ones; and tall versus short glassware. These are all device...

How Many Steps per Day Are Needed to Elicit Weight Loss in Obese Clients?

In May 2015 in San Diego, ACSM’s 62nd annual meeting brought together thousands of professionals from around the globe in more than 70...

Eight Fascinating Facts About Fascia

Fascia has been enjoying the limelight in the fitness industry as one of the hottest topics in recent conference programming, workshops and ...

Belly Fat Ups Risk for Early Death

Overweight and obesity are often cited as risks for premature death. A new study suggests that people of normal weight who have belly fat ar...

Weight Recommendations for Pregnancy

Giving birth to a healthy child is every expectant mother’s goal. A new study states that a woman’s prepregnancy weight can influence infant mortality.

Suspension Exercise: The Research

Suspension exercise combines body weight and anchored, seatbelt-like straps to provide an alternative to free weights and machines. Do these...

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