- The 2014 Fittest and Fattest Cities in America: The List by Men’s Health – Portland, Oregon ranks number one for fitness among the 50 most populous cities in America. Memphis, Tennessee ranks fattest among those 50.
- BSX Insight Looks To Shake Up Wearable Fitness Tracking With A Needle-Free Lactate Threshold Sensor by Tech Crunch – A fascinating and impressive bit of technology that could help improve fitness levels in non-professional athletes.
Army Tests Both Women, Men in Combat Fitness Study by ABCNews – The US Army is working to create a unisex combat fitness test.
- What Running Can Do for the Heart by The New York Times – Interesting study that found measurable health benefits for non- running spouses of marathon runners.
Is Walking As Good A Workout As Running? by Forbes – A good read delineating the benefits and risks of running vs walking with tips on how to burn more while walking.
Exercise video games may add to kids’ activity: study by GMA News Online – Screen time can be good for health if kids are playing video games that require activity.
- Why High-Impact Exercise Is Good for Your Bones by The New York Times – More research backs up this old but valid claim.
- For those with orthorexia, diet can never be ‘pure’ enough by LA Times – A thoughtful piece that reminds us all that obsessing over perfection is never a good thing, even when it comes to eating well.
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