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WAT! Blog

April 15, 2014
Do you have a slow metabolism?

Source: Shape Up America, founded by C. Everett KoopIf you are a chronic dieter — and these days the majority of people are chronic dieters — you need to know why restricting calories too severely is damaging to your body and counterproductive. If you feel like you are restricting calories but not losing weight, the […]


April 10, 2014
Just Enough for You

Source: Weight-control Information Network – An information service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)To control your weight, you need to do more than just choose a healthy mix of foods. You should also look at the kinds of food you eat and how much you eat at a time. […]


April 8, 2014
Six tips for better strength training

Source: Harvard UniversityTry these six tips for safer, more effective strength training…View Full Article


April 3, 2014
Eat Well After Menopause: 6 Tips – Why calories add up faster after ‘the change’

Source: Clevelend ClinicIce cream, chocolate and cookies: They may seem like unlikely topics of scientific study. But it turns out, they can tell us about people’s behavior under stressful conditions…The double-punch is that menopause occurs at a time in a woman’s life when her metabolism is slowing significantly, as part of the normal aging process. […]


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Did you know

Did you know...

that walking is one of the LEAST EXPENSIVE and EASIEST ways to get fit and reduce your risk for cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke? You DO NOT Need an expensive gym membership or overpriced supplements.

 

 

 

All it takes

All it takes...

is a decent pair of walking shoes and 150 minutes of your time every week for 8 weeks. If you walk or exercise for 30 minutes a day, 5 times a week, for 8 weeks, you'll feel better, lower your stress level and enjoy all of the amazing health benefits of regular physical activity.

 

 

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get your students walking and meet Texas physical activity requirements. Learn More about Walk Across Texas for schools.