Chapter 7: You Don't Have to Be an Olympic Athlete

Libal, Autumn
February 2005
Fitness Factor: The Importance of Physical Activity & Exercise;2005, p91
This article offers health tips for preventing obesity. Overweight and obesity develop over time and they take time to reverse as well. Eating right and exercising daily are not easy, but they can be done. Furthermore, if a person finds he or she really cannot make the necessary lifestyle changes alone, more and more resources, from fitness facilities to doctors' offices, can help. Overweight and obesity, though widespread, do not affect all U.S. citizens. The unhealthy U.S. lifestyle, however, touches all U.S. citizens.


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