Monday, May 24, 2010

'Generation XXL': Childhood Obesity Has No Easy Solution

“Blair Smith and Aynslee Kahley supplement their school workouts with hours of exercise each week at the Trainers Fitness Institute. Fifteen-year-old Blair started playing T-ball when she was 4, moved on to basketball a couple of years later and has added tennis and track to her athletic repertoire at Tattnall Square Academy. Even with all that activity, losing weight is still a primary fitness goal. ‘I’ve always wanted to be thinner, but I know I’m healthy,’ Blair said before balancing on rubber floor cushions as she lifted weights to build her core strength.She started working out earlier this month in Aynslee’s father’s north Macon gym...

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