Physician Counseling About Exercise Low

New findings reveal another reason why health clubs need to reach out to the sedentary population: The national rate of physician counseling about exercise is low. The study, which was published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (Oct. 27, 1999), found that the rate of physician exercise counseling is only 34 percent among patients who saw a physician in the previous year. Continue reading “Physician Counseling About Exercise Low”

David’s Journal Week Eight. Part 2

Sharon’s Reply
David,

Your fat grams averaged 45 this week, double last week’s total. That is assuming you were able to estimate those high-fat dishes accurately. Mom’s home cooking is hard to resist, and it tastes so good because of the delcious fat content. Of course, food is an offering of love, so how can you say no! Sometimes just seeing how quickly the calories and fat add up is a reality check. No need to be embarrassed — everyone should have the luxury of mom’s homecooking now and then. Continue reading “David’s Journal Week Eight. Part 2”

Special Tutoring

LifeQuest educates its members as it encourages them to reach their fitness goals. The club conducts a series of workshops and seminars designed to inspire an appreciation for the benefits of exercise and a health-conscious lifestyle.

The program is broken down into several sessions, the first of which covers the categories of exercise, and why each is vital to the fitness process. A discussion on aerobic and anaerobic exercise is next, followed by a seminar on flexibility. The last portion of the program addresses the significance of diet and nutrition. Continue reading “Special Tutoring”