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While the statistics of childhood obesity are frightening, parents have the power to reverse the trend. Playing an active role in your child's nutrition and fitness lifestyle can help them stay healthy and happy throughout their lives.
Lower back pain is a serious and common issue for many adults, but research from Harvard Medical School says you can avoid it by keeping a strong core. Here are some tips on how you can incorporate core-focused exercises into your workout routine.
With more than 200 Capital Bikeshare stations across the D.C. region and miles of cycling paths, Washington is truly becoming a bike-friendly city. And now, a local hotel is helping tourists experience the city on two-wheels.
Busy people can now check one excuse off the "why I can't exercise list." Having time is no longer an issue.
Through the heat and the haze of the Washington region, you can spot some hardcore fitness fanatics running, walking, cycling or playing golf or tennis outside. But there comes a time when it's best to take physical activity inside.
The American Medical Association says there is mounting evidence that sitting around for long periods of time is unhealthy. The AMA called on employers to find alternatives - including treadmills, standing work stations or isometric balls - to help their employees stay fit and healthy.
When it comes to getting healthy, what you're trying to accomplish will help you determine which is better, dieting or exercising.
Belviq is meant for the obese and for overweight people with serious weight-related medical conditions.
The Harlem Globetrotters are trying to help the nation's youngsters beat the battle of the bulge one push-up and basketball trick at a time.
It may sound alarming, but parents can sneak exercise into packed schedules. While free time for parents is often hard to find, getting a little exercise is better than doing nothing at all. A quick workout leaves mom and dad feeling a little more refreshed and relaxed -- and it sets a good example for the kids.
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