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2014-03-28 23:02:18

Industry Leader Participates in National Health through Fitness Day to Promote a More Active and Healthy Lifestyle West Lebanon, NH (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Rollerblade®, international leader in the inline skate industry, recently participated in the National Health Through Fitness Day at Capitol Hill from March 4-5, 2014. This year’s National Health Through Fitness Day, an event sponsored by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA), marked the 15th year that the SFIA has...

2013-05-26 23:02:36

A new group of Alliance supporters has emerged out of the PHIT America campaign and they are called Ambassadors. PHIT America welcomes support from Children's Obesity Fund for the campaign which will promote health and fitness lifestyles and is open to Golf & Tennis Professionals, Fitness & Athletic Trainers, Coaches, P.E. Teachers, Parks & Rec Administrators, Individual Sports/Fitness Reps and Retailers. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 "Ever since our first News...

2013-05-25 23:02:08

The Children's Obesity Fund founded by Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi welcome new partnership with the PHIT America Alliance Ambassador program. The campaign will promote health and fitness lifestyles and is open to Golf & Tennis Professionals, Fitness & Athletic Trainers, Coaches, P.E. Teachers, Parks & Rec Administrators, Individual Sports/Fitness Reps and Retailers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 25, 2013 “We at the Children´s Obesity Fund are very happy about...

2013-03-27 23:00:36

For the fourth consecutive year, representatives from Everlast Climbing traveled to Capitol Hill to participate in the annual National Health Through Fitness Day to urge Congress to pass key legislation which will help our country overcome the obesity epidemic and sedentary lifestyles. Other attendees included celebrity athletes, as well as sporting goods and fitness manufacturers, physical educators and association leaders. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 PlayCore and Everlast...

2011-01-21 05:18:00

SOUTHAMPTON, England, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Exergame Network (TEN) held the first ever public voting for awards relating to active video games with results announced this week. Of the fifteen award categories, Gamercize products were nominated for Best Physical Education Exergame, Best Competition Exergame, Best Group Exergame and Best Brain (Training) Exergame. The Gamercize Pro-Sport range, for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii, was the public choice for Best Physical...

2008-09-24 15:01:01

A report by the Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation (WSFF) found that 80 per cent of women don't do enough exercise to benefit their health. Even more depressing, the survey - released last November - revealed that young women aged 16 to 24 are only half as active as young men. "That's a striking statistic," says Sue Tibballs, chief executive of the WSFF. "All our research has found that young women don't experience sport positively - it's seen as something guys do. In our society, there is...

2008-09-24 15:00:17

By Kate Hilpern ACTIVE AT WORK How employers are helping to beat the obesity epidemic. By Kate Hilpern There can be few greater leaps of faith than turning an office smoking room into a gym, but Toshiba UK did just that. The fully- fledged, free to use gym even has a personal trainer. So far so good: employees love it and one has lost two stone within six months. While on-site gyms are the Holy Grail of well-being at work, some companies can't afford the luxury. Does it matter? In a...

2008-08-17 18:00:12

By LYNDSAY MOSS China's Olympics have captivated even the couch potatoes among us, but Scots need motivation to build exercise into their lives. FITTING exercise into everyday life is not easy. The pressure of work and family mean that physical activity is often the last thing on people's minds - who would want to go to the gym when there is a comfy armchair waiting for you in front of the TV after a hard day at work? But the fact is, with Scotland named the second-fattest nation in...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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