Take off that Fitbit. Exercise alone won't make you lose weight, another Washington Post article that states the obvious: If weight loss is your goal, you need to take a look at your diet. Exercise has many benefits other than weight loss, and I personally love my Fitbit. Still an important reminder that working out will not help you downsize if you don't pay attention to what you eat. Excerpt: "A growing body of scientific evidence shows that exercise alone has almost no effect on weight loss."
Don't let cyberbullying ruin fitness. Sue Scheff writes in the Huffington Post that cyberbullying and fat-shaming can discourage people from working out. Excerpt: "Bullying individuals about their weight has become such a critical issue that British researcher Dr. Sarah Jackson believes mocking overweight individuals should be illegal."
Preschoolers aren't getting enough exercise, study says. A Time article about children and physical activity. Exercise used to be called simply "play time." These days, though, kids are more sedentary, a trend that will have long-term, negative consequences for individuals and the public. Excerpt: "Getting plenty of exercise at a young age is essential for a child's development and for preventing obesity."