Thursday, January 21, 2010

The Compelling Power of Camaraderie [IHRSA/HSS blog post]

“‘How do we compel more Americans to exercise regularly?’ We know there are real barriers to physical activity (injury/illness, unsafe environment, etc.), but other commonly cited barriers, such as ‘lack of time,’ seem too often to simply be the consequence of low prioritization; conscious or subconscious choices to put-off exercise until a theoretical later date. At IHRSA, one way we’ve attempted to address the question is with our I Lost it at the Club! program, an eight-week motivational weight loss program designed to help individuals keep their New Year’s resolutions and maintain a healthy and active...

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