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"Fat Shaming" Has Negative Consequences

The term "fat shaming" has garnered plenty of attention lately. Some believe that criticizing people for their size will inspire t...

Gym Memberships Pay Off

Many people who want to join gyms are skeptical that it will actually help them reach their fitness goals. A new study from Iowa State Unive...

Tai Chi and Women's Heart Health

Tai chi may also be helpful for women with higher–than–average risk of developing heart disease. A study from Virginia Commonwea...

Parents' Perceptions of Child Weight May Cause Weight Gain

It might seem illogical that children would gain more weight if their parents acknowledged them as being overweight. After all, the knowledge could help parents mitigate future weight gain. Not so, ac...

Tai Chi, PTSD and Veterans

Tai chi practice may help veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder to manage symptoms like instrusive thoughts, concentration difficultie...

Why Cross-Train Flexibility?

In nearly 40 years as a fitness educator, I have never been sidelined by a significant injury, in spite of decades of high–impact clas...

Time-Restricted Feeding Helps People Shed Body Fat

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are examining whether a change in eating schedule can help people lose weight. The first hum...

4 Running Injuries: How to Help

The four lower-body injuries runners experience most often are plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis, patellofemoral syndrome (“runne...

Using Visual Elements to Bring Your Marketing Message To Life

Marketing strategies and campaigns that resonate with older consumers portray people and life as they know it. Because images make such an i...

The Shelf Life of Olive Oil

A delicious and sometimes pricey cornerstone to healthy Mediterranean-style diets, olive oil is delicate stuff and can only be fully enjoyed...

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