I have five tips for teens on health and fitness; but first a little rant.
I ran across some tweets the other day that left me a little worried, mad, and saddened. When on Twitter, I try to send uplifting messages to people having bad day if I see them tweeting the blues. But the other day I saw several that really struck a nerve. They were from several young teenage women, and went something like this:
I need to lose weight. My parents are always telling me I’m fat. I hate myself! I hate my body!
I wish my mom would stop calling me fat
Let me say this: We are in the middle of an epidemic where a quarter of all children are overweight or obese – and it is not their fault! We have created this mess for Read more…