May 21 2014
Find out how being active or sedentary trickles down to your children! It's more than them seeing you move—they end up moving, too!
LOSE THE TV
Do weight-loss shows motivate people to change their lives, or do they scare people into staying on the couch? University of Alberta researchers say it’s the latter. In a recent study, subjects who viewed depictions of exercise on weight-loss shows were turned off by the thought of exercise. The researchers suggest that the extreme workouts and crying contestants portray physical activity in a poor light. Skip the viewing party and make fun fitness plans with your friends instead!