All posts filed under: Obesity epidemic

PMA Lab

Whether you come to The Energy Lab every day, once in awhile, or have never been inside, but like to read about what we are doing – Thank you!  It may be that we get to see those who are fit or are on a journey towards increasing their fitness more than those who only think about it.  We are here for our fit population to remain fit and have fun living in their bodies.  We are also here for everyone on the journey.  But most people who do not consider themselves fit, think they have to get fit to come in.  WHAT?  That is what we are really here for ~ to help people get fit by coming in! Unless from the time you were 5 years old you never stopped jump roping, riding bikes around the neighborhood, playing tag, or swinging across monkey bars, you have had to regain your fitness and re-establish movement patterns.  That is probably most of us!  At some point, we had to make the decision to “become fit” and …

How many people can you infect?

“Obesity is the dominant unmet world health issue” – World Health Organization Something that we all have control over, our own bodies, has become an epidemic.  It is literally killing us.  And it is more than a social issue.  It is a financial issue, a behavior issue, and a disease.   We could talk about it or we can each do our part to do something about it!  If there can be an obesity epidemic, could there also be a movement or a fitness epidemic?  Wouldn’t that be awesome?  If everyone in the world moved so much that we became a population that just moved too much?  Our r nought values would soar (r nought being the basic reproductive rate of an infection where the number of cases one case generates on average over the course of its infectious period increases, the larger the value of r nought, the harder it is to control the epidemic).  Imagine a fitness infection! But instead, we have an obesity infection.  There are fast food chains everywhere, so many …