Thursday, October 9, 2008

New fitness guideline recommendations from Uncle Sam


These include people with chronic medical conditions

"The new guidelines are a tremendous example of how policymakers can
help create a culture of wellness in America that focuses on prevention
first," Moore said. "These new Guidelines are easy to understand and
provide a very practical tool for helping Americans build exercise into
their daily lives. Communicating the new Guidelines will be a top priority
for IHRSA as we work to motivate more Americans to exercise for healthier

IHRSA also is making Americans aware of specialty health club programs
designed to support people with chronic medical conditions, such as
arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and cancer, as well as other
programs designed for children, older Americans, women, and other

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