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Creating Inclusivity in Fitness

Create Inclusivity for Special Populations

By Maria Luque, PhD, MS, CHES / August 3, 2021

More than ever, creating inclusivity is vital to the fitness industry.  And, even more importantly, it’s vital to the people we want to help.

Think it of this way: More than 70% of Americans don’t exercise enough to obtain a health benefit (Laskowski 2012). Why is this percentage so high when it’s well-known that even a small amount of physical activity can improve and even prevent some chronic diseases?

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Convenience Store Locations and Body Weight

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / May 10, 2021

A study in reveals the relationship between convenience store locations and the body weight of 3- to 15-year-old children.

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America’s Growing Appetite for Diets

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / January 25, 2021

A report shows that the number of U.S. adults on a special diet for weight loss 2015–2018 was up 14% from a decade earlier.

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Weight bias and obesity

Weight Bias May Be Declining

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / January 11, 2021

More people share the viewpoint that those with obesity are being blamed for the disease, rather than getting medical help to manage it, according to research.

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How Resistance Training Affects Metabolism

By Zachary Mang, MS / April 16, 2019

Resistance training does much more than build strong muscles. Research has confirmed that resistance training affects metabolism, too.

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Health Disparities Influenced by ZIP Code

By Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RD / June 17, 2015

Did you know that where you live may be more important than your family tree in predicting health disparities and health longevity?

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