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Obesity in the US: 2011
According to the CDC, in 2011, Mississippi had the highest adult obesity rate: 34.9%. The state with the lowest rate was Colorado: 20.7%. (source: JAMA, October 17, 2012)

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Mobile App

Our innovative and award-winning app "Exercise Calorie Converter" converts the calories in restaurant foods and beverages into minutes of exercise.

Version 3.0 -- released in Spring 2017 -- offers more restaurants, over 5000 foods and beverages, a Quick-Check tool for foods not in the database, and some cool sharing functions. (NOTE: Version 3.3 was released February 2018.)


Today's Featured Topics

Exercise Motivation Part 1: Tips You Can Use
For optimum health, you should exercise 5-7 days per week. But, sometimes you just don't feel like exercising. We've got some suggestions for you in our review "Exercise Motivation Part 1: Tips You Can Use"

Exercise Motivation Part 2: Psychology
Research shows that selecting exercise activities that match your personality type will help you maintain a regular fitness program. Read more about it at: "Exercise Motivation Part 2: Psychology"

Motivating Kids to Exercise with Technology
Sadly, many health problems seen in adults as a result of poor nutrition and a sedentary lifestyle are now beginning to appear in children and adolescents. Many blame the TV and video games. But, is it possible to get kids moving by using video games? The answer appears to be "yes"! Read about it in this fascinating review: "Motivating Kids to Exercise: Is Technology the Answer?"

Exercise Books and Videos

TITLE:  "Complete Guide to Fitness & Health, 1st ed."
AUTHOR:  Bushman B, ed.
LENGTH:  396 pages
LIST PRICE:  $21.95

If you are looking for one resource that provides solid (evidence-based) guidelines for optimum exercise, fitness, and nutrition, then this book from ACSM is for you! It is thorough, yet easy to read. And it is loaded with photos of real people demonstrating a variety of exercises. Read our review...

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