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( - Hana A. Feeney, MS, RD, CSSD) - Should you eat before working out? Is it better to exercise on an empty stomach so that you tap into your fat stores and burn them away? What if you have a sensitive stomach? Should it be carbs or protein or both?? So many questions! > Read Full Article

(PRNewswire-FirstCall) -- PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) announced today it is voluntarily adopting a new global policy to stop sales of full-sugar soft drinks to primary and secondary schools by 2012. The industry-leading policy establishes for the first time a consistent global approach to the sale of beverages to schools by a major beverage company. > Read More

(Vancouver Sun) -- Diet and nutrition are vital elements to any athletic training program...> Read Full Story

First Lady Michelle Obama introduces a new nationwide campaign to combat childhood obesity, "Let's Move." Learn more at > Watch Video

Thousand Oaks, Calif. resident Abby Sunderland, 16, aims to break a world record for the youngest person to nonstop solo circumnavigate around the globe. She departed on her journey in her boat, "Wild Eyes," on Saturday January 23 from Marina del Rey. >Watch Video

Going for the Gold, Lindsey Vonn, two time defending world cup champion. At age 25 Vonn has 47 career podium finishes. Vonn prepares for her run in Vancouver. > Watch Video

Apolo Anton Ohon, a five-time Olympic medalist in the sport of short track speedskating, talks about trying to win an historic sixth Olympic Winter Games medal and the lack of pressure he feels in looking ahead to his third Olympic Winter Games > Watch Video

Mirai Nagasu's dream since she was a little girl is to go to the Olympics. > Watch Video

Childhood obesity or excess weight threatens the healthy future of one third of American children. $150 billion is spent each year treating obesity-related conditions. Obesity rates have tripled the past 30 years, and for the first time, American children may have a shorter lifespan than their parents…> learn more
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Feb 1, 2010 (Reuters Life!) - Almost nine in 10 American teenage girls say they feel pressured by the fashion and media industries to be skinny and that an unrealistic, unattainable image of beauty has been created… >read full story

Jan 14, 2010‎ (MSNBC)- Based on the games he loved to play while he sat sedentary and stuffed himself, LeBaron created the “Ultimate Fitness Game” — not an actual video game but method of tracking calories and working out on a gaming console... >read full story
See video of MSNBC interview with Taylor LeBaron

December 3, 2009 (Science Daily News)— Young adults who are fit have a higher IQ and are more likely to go on to university, reveals a major new study carried out at... > read full story

December 11, 2009 (Science Daily News)— In the first study to demonstrate a clear positive association between adolescent fitness and adult cognitive performance, researchers find that better aerobic health among teenage boys correlates to ... > read full story

October 30, 2009 (Science Daily News)— Men and women become gradually less fit with age, with declines accelerating after age 45, according to a new report. However, maintaining a healthy body-mass index, not smoking and being physically ... > read full story

October 6, 2009 (ACSM) - Expert advice on when to get moving and when to stay in bed when you have a cold…> read full story

June 20, 2009 (Science Daily News)— Most healthy 25 year olds don't stay up at night worrying whether they are going to develop diabetes in middle age. But many should be concerned. Researchers have found young adults with low aerobic ... > read full story

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