childhood obesity

Mother and young boy exercise together

Fitness Trends for 2016: Battling Childhood Obesity is Out

For those of you who have followed this blog at all over the last six years, you know that youth athletics is a huge issue for Capitol Rehab of Arlington. And the flip side of youth athletics is the effort to combat childhood obesity. So it’s with a forlorn lower lip that we point to …

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Boy drinks water from a hose

Benefits of Hydration Go Beyond Prevention of Dehydration: Drink More Water

A recent article claiming that concerns about dehydration are vastly overblown makes such bizarre conclusions that I can only presume it was written so narrowly and literally that the author never considered the benefits of hydration. Author Aaron E. Carroll, a pediatrician, argued recently in The New York Times that there’s no science behind the recommendation for individuals to drink …

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How To Live a Longer Happier Life — Lesson 3 of 9 Life Strategies

Maybe the Vegetarians Have Something Right. Anyone who knows me has heard me profess the benefits and needs for animal protein in ones diet. So while I can and will continue to debate the necessity of animal sources at another time, this discussion deals solely with LONGEVITY and the study of those cultures that have …

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Crank Your Workouts: Burn More Fat

Have you ever been frustrated over a lack of results from your workout routine? If so, you are in good company. Even the most seasoned athletes experience times when their results plateau. When you continue to put in the same effort day after day with little or no results it is safe to say that …

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Nonprofit Finds A Fun Way to Fight Childhood Obesity

Girls On The Run has now become an international organization training 8- to 10-year-old girls to run a 5k in a 10-week program while teaching them about good self esteem and life skills through fun activities.  Created by Molly Barker in 1996, Girls On The Run has grown from a group of 13 girls to tens …

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