Gain the most current knowledge about topics and studies that are making headlines in the fitness industry. Read about how to improve body image, decrease cardiovascular risk factors in kids and whether there is a gene for exercise. Learn about the latest studies connecting cycling and sperm health and how exercise can benefit Parkinson’s patients. Discover if there is a connection between healthy habits and participation in religious activity, and how charging a “motivational fee” may increase membership use. Also, find out why certain diets such as the “epigenetics diet” and eating a Mediterranean diet can help prevent debilitating diseases while keeping your waistline in check. A quiz that packs a big punch, you won’t want to miss out on all this great health education.
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