The current percentage of U.S. Children who are overweight are staggering. The rate of childhood obesity has tripled since 1980, and the rates of obesity in teens have quadrupled from 5% to 20% over the same amount of time (Obesity Rates & Trends Overview, 2016). The good news it is beginning to level off. As… Read More Importance of Exercise in the Youth Population
New Labeling Requirements from the FDA It came across my feed the other day that the FDA was changing the requirements of food labels to list the added sugar to food. To me being a fitness and wellness professional I was thinking well that is about time. Then as I read on in the article… Read More GOOD OR BAD? New FDA Food Labels
It has been shown that children who are relatively sedentary and are opposed to physical activities whether it due to being psychological or physical in nature the use of Active Video Games (AVG’s) may help these children who are apprehensive to become more active. I personally don’t think AVG’s should be used as their only… Read More Should Fitness Technology be used with Children
These are a few apps to try out while traveling both domestically and abroad. These apps will help provide you with healthier options while out on the road. I hope you enjoy. iFlyPro: (cost 6.99) Get the world’s largest airport app with over 700 airports, flight tracking and GPS-enabled in-terminal maps as featured in NY… Read More Must have Apps for the traveling client on the go!