Category Archives: physical activity

New CDC Report on Health Disparities and Inequalities in the US

The CDC has just released a report on Health Disparities and Inequalities in the US for a wide range of health problems.   For a brief summary of some of the findings, which highlight that health outcomes are very much influenced … Continue reading

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Reading about sendentary lifestyles and its harms at my desk makes me feel bad

A little fear mongering never hurt anyone, which explains why the NY Times published this article yesterday on the hazards of a sedentary lifestyle.  It was the cat picture that really inspired me to probe further (cat picture reproduced for … Continue reading

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Lowering standards for better physical activity outcomes

Instead of promoting gradual increases in activity, Canada lowers its standards so more people can meet physical activity recommendations.  Thoughts?

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