The Obesity Action Coalition

The Obesity Action Coalition is a non-profit dedicated to fighting obesity.

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The Difference Between Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise and Why it Matters

I'm sure you hear the terms aerobic and anaerobic all the time. The term aerobic has often been used synonymously with the term cardio and is sometimes confused with a type of fitness class from the 1970s. What exactly are aerobic and anaerobic exercises, and why does it matter? It turns out that these are … Continue reading The Difference Between Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise and Why it Matters

Quote of the Week – 24 Apr

"Persistence can change failure into an extraordinary¬†achievement" - Marv Levy For those of you following the quote of the week series on 2 Weeks to Health, you will notice that there are a lot of posts about failure and persistence. This is because I can't stress enough that if you want to meet your health … Continue reading Quote of the Week – 24 Apr

How Knowledge is Power in Nutrition – Things Worth Sharing

In this diabetes centered TED talk by Dr. Wendy Pogozelski you will learn how even the experts in the medical field sometimes disagree. When it comes to nutrition, knowledge is power and it's important to learn and know what works best for you. If you want to learn more about diabetes or learn about your … Continue reading How Knowledge is Power in Nutrition – Things Worth Sharing

Quote of the Week – 17 Apr

"Age is no barrier, it's a limitation you put on your mind" - Jackie Joyner-Kersee Telling yourself you are too old to do something is a lie. You're never too old to make a life change. If you have a health goal, go for it and don't use your age as an excuse. I've seen … Continue reading Quote of the Week – 17 Apr