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25% of teens meet U.S. health guidelines

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:09 pm January 9, 2014 According to the latest fitness data for the country, just 1 in 4 teenagers meet the U.S. health guidelines. The data reflects trends for kids aged 12 to 15 who meet the recommendation of an hour or more of moderate to vigorous activity every day. 

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Study: Black men less likely to run in white neighborhoods

A University of Maryland professor discovered some shocking statistics about the practices of black runners. Rashawn Ray, Ph.D found that black men are less likely to run outside if they live in a predominantly white neighborhood.

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Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign to Release Hip Hop Album to Fight Childhood Obesity

In her latest effort to combat childhood obesity, First Lady Michelle Obama is set to release a 19-track album of mostly hip-hop songs to further her Let’s Move! campaign.

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STUDY: Many Black Women Avoid Exercise To Maintain Hair

A new study claims that many African-American women don’t exercise due to concerns about maintaining their hairstyles. Think this study is legit? Do you exercise?

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Getting Healthy

By tamara @tamaracg 2:00 pm June 13, 2012 A few months ago, I made a serious decision to start taking my health into my own hands. The first step was to better understand what I was eating and how it was affecting me. The second step was to start (and stick with) an exercise regimen. […]

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