• Tips For Getting Into The Gym Routine When You're Feeling Self-Conscious

    It's no secret that getting into shape is important for your health. But when it's been years since you've set foot in the gym and you're self-conscious about your body, the prospect of pulling on your workout clothes and lifting weights in front of everyone can be intimidating. Worries of people staring at you or of embarrassing yourself in front of others can keep you from ever beginning the fitness regimen you so desperately need to start.
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  • Is Weight Loss Camp Right For Your Teenager?

    If you're a parent, the chances are good that you've heard the frightening statistics about childhood obesity – the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development estimates that about 17% of kids between the ages of 2 and 19 are overweight. That's about 12.5 million kids who are facing health consequences like diabetes and cardiovascular disease. If you're the parent of one of those children, the problem becomes even more personal and wrenching as you watch your child struggle not just with their weight and the attendant health consequences, but also with self-esteem issues and with judgement and harassment from others, including their peers.
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