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“Can you cheat your way to fitness?”

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This October 28, 2014 BBC News article talks about the question of whether or not household chores can be counted as exercise or not.  The answer was interesting to see how different chores stacked up to traditional forms of exercise.

“After-school exercise yields brain gains”

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This September 29, 2014 Health Day article found on the FoxPhilly website talks about a study that demonstrates the benefits of after school exercise and how it can improve mental function.

“Health Watch: No more exercise excuses”

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This May 16, 2014 Echo Pilot article talks about exercise, the excuses commonly heard for why people don’t exercise and explains that those excuses really don’t amount too much in the bigger picture.

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Gatorade Rain bottles lined up on a supermarket shelf. This specific flavor was discontinued in 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“What can I do if my child is teased during physical activity?”

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This February 26, 2014 Health D


English: Poor little birdie teased

English: Poor little birdie teased (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


ay article found on the Philly.com website talks about not only the effect of teasing on kids during physical activity, but also offers some tips to parents  if their child is being teased.


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“Exercise May Help Ease Depression in Teens: Study”

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This Health Day article found on the Philly.com website on November 10, 2013 talks about research that indicates exercise is beneficial to teens diagnosed with depression.  The research shows a decrease in the severity of depression in teens who exercise.

“Lifestyle changes that can treat mild depression”

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A-bike walking (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This July 22, 2013 article found on the Phillyburbs website talks about small changes that can make a big difference in one’s mental health

“Most people aren’t meeting exercise guidelines”

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This May 2, 2013 article on the USA Today website talks about how most of us aren’t getting enough exercise or the right mix of cardio and strength exercises.


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