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Fat vs. Fit?
The Cooper Institute published a study in 2004 showing that the health risks associated with an elevated BMI are reduced in diabetics if their fitness level is high (Diabetes Care, 2004). So, get out there and walk, run, bike, swim, play tennis or do anything that gets your heart rate up!

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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 6000 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

Expressing Calories as Exercise Equivalents
Several research studies have now validated that, when the calorie value of foods and beverages is expressed as "exercise equivalents," consumers do make lower-calorie choices. Knowing this information prior to ordering at restaurants could be a critical detail in maintaining a healthy weight! Read more...

Tennis: An Overview
Tennis was very popular in the US in the 80's, largely due to the entertaining and mesmerizing play (and antics!) of Connors and McEnroe. After a lull, there is renewed interest in tennis. If you'd like to learn more about tennis, or, impress your friends at the tennis club with how much you know, read our review: "Tennis: An Overview"

Exercise and Dementia
Can exercise reduce your chances of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease? Absolutely! Read the latest research here. Read more...

Exercise Books and Videos

TITLE:  "Power Yoga: Strength, Sweat, and Spirit"
AUTHOR:  Cullis L
LENGTH:  345 pages
LIST PRICE:  $24.95

Here is an excellent book on yoga for both beginners and those who have been practicing it regularly. It's easy to read and loaded with color photos demonstrating the various poses. Read our review...

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