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Death Rate Due to CVD
In 2006, in the US, an adult died of some form of cardiovascular disease (CVD) every 38 seconds. By 2013, very little improvement had been made: 1 death every 40 seconds (source: AHA Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics)

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Mobile App

Our innovative and award-winning app "Exercise Calorie Converter" converts the calories in restaurant foods and beverages into minutes of exercise.

Version 3.0 -- released in Spring 2017 -- offers more restaurants, over 6000 foods and beverages, a Quick-Check tool for foods not in the database, and some cool sharing functions. (NOTE: Version 3.3 was released February 2018.)


Today's Featured Topics

Exercise For Back Pain
It is estimated that nearly 80% of Americans suffer from simple low back pain. This may be related to all the hours spent sitting, particularly if your posture is bad. Exercise can help, but it is important to do the right exercises (surprisingly, improving muscular "strength" is not the goal!). To learn more, read our review: "Exercise For Back Pain"

Exercise For Kids: "10 And Under" Tennis
The USTA has come up with a novel way of getting kids more interested in tennis: "10 And Under" tennis. The balls, the racquets, and the court dimensions have all been modified so that learning tennis isn't so frustrating for children. Read more about it at: "Exercise For Kids: '10 And Under' Tennis"

Online Health and Fitness Coaching
You certainly don't have to join a gym to exercise. But, what do you do if you want to exercise at home and need some guidance or advice? There are a variety of resources available online. To help you choose, read our review: "Online Health and Fitness Coaching"

Exercise Books and Videos

TITLE:  "Building Strength & Stamina"
AUTHOR:  Westcott W
LENGTH:  223 pages
LIST PRICE:  $21.95

For those who don't know, Wayne Westcott, PhD, is nationally recognized as an exercise and training expert. He has more than 35 years of experience as an athlete, coach, teacher, professor, researcher, author, and speaker. Most of "Building Strength & Stamina" is devoted to strength training, but several chapters cover endurance (aerobic) training. We highly recommend this book for anyone who wants to develop a well-rounded exercise program.
Read our review...

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