We have watched with dismay in the last 30 years as the rates of childhood obesity more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents. Now we find there is more to this story.
Researchers at UT Southwestern published two studies of sixty-six thousand people last month that indicate fitness in mid-life is a strong barometer for future heart health.
Walking is a popular, safe, and enjoyable way to shed pounds and get in shape. Adding interval walking to an established regimen can help accomplish fitness and weight loss goals much faster. Interval walking alternates periods of steady walking with bursts of faster-paced walking. This is a great way to burn extra fat and calories, and lose weight.