Childhood obesity rates are at an all-time high. Today, nearly one in three kids and teens in the United States are obese or overweight.
Blog: Physical activity
The AJC Peachtree Road Race, organized annually by the Atlanta Track Club, attracted more than 60,000 elite global and local runners to Atlanta this weekend on July 4 to compete in the 46th annual event.
The LaGrange Health District partnered with Fayetteville Main Street/Downtown Development Authority (DDA) to establish a Wellness Walk, a 1-mile route around downtown Fayetteville with minimal stops for crossing intersections.
Summer officially started last week and that guarantees high temperatures and humidity throughout Georgia for the next few months.
Work, children, volunteer activities and other commitments fill our time on a daily basis. It can be difficult – and seemingly impossible – to fit in healthy behaviors.
After only one month into 2015, many Georgians are on the fast track to maintaining their healthy New Year’s resolutions. Others, like many Americans, may still be figuring out to best way to stick to their health goals for the year.
Georgia has made fighting obesity one of its top priorities.
While Tuesday, Nov.
Most triathletes agree that finishing an Ironman competition is one of the most grueling sporting events anyone can endure, but the personal satisfaction is well worth the struggle.
Placing children into a mixed reality-part virtual environment and part real world-has great potential for increasing their physical activity and decreasing their risk of obesity, according to University of Georgia researchers.