fat farms are out weight management camps are in

FAT FARMS ARE OUT. WEIGHT MANAGEMENT CAMPS ARE IN.

Mary-Beth Folger FITNESS, NUTRITION, WEIGHT LOSS, WELLNESS Comments

Fat Farms got their start in the early 1900s and are still in operation today as a get-fit-quick solution. Typically geared towards women, these camp-like destinations promise drastic weight reduction through diet and light calisthenics. The problem with these fat farms is that the big promise of weight reduction relies heavily on an unhealthy reduction in the number of calories …

Exact amount of exercise you need to lose weight

The Exact Amount of Exercise You Need to Lose Weight: Finding a Balance at a Fit Farm

Mary-Beth Folger FITNESS, MOTIVATION, Uncategorized, WEIGHT LOSS, WELLNESS, WHIPPY! Comments

Exercise is one of the most talked about subjects in the world, and likely a source of much procrastination as well. If you’re trying to maximize the results of your exercise routine it may seem like a guessing game as to the right amount of exercise to lose weight. Wondering how to find that perfect balance? One thing we often …

FIVE REASONS PEOPLE GO TO FITNESS CAMPS

FIVE REASONS PEOPLE GO TO FITNESS CAMPS

Mary-Beth Folger FITNESS, MOTIVATION Comments

We know what you’re thinking. Fitness camps are designed for people who are dangerously obese and need serious intervention to get them back on the right track. It turns out, people of various weights and fitness levels attend fitness camps every year. Some even visit multiple times a year. When it comes to making real lifestyle changes, people are realizing …

AMERICA’S GROWING WAISTLINE

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America’s Growing Waistline For Jen Broccolo’s 15th birthday, she and her family took a trip to New York City to attend a festival in Little Italy. Jen, a sophomore at Westerly High School, asked her mom for one more gift: a full-length mirror. “You go, girl!” said her mom, Ann Broccolo. “We’ll hang them in your room!” It all started last May, …