- A new ATTITUDE. // Shape;Jun2004, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p166
Focuses on how an overweight woman Melissa Cassidy became physically fit.
- All it takes is ten minutes at a time. Lee, Kate; Mason, Michael; Strauss, Evelyn; Tucker, Patrick // Health (Time Inc. Health);Jul/Aug98, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p16
Presents information on a study which intended to help overweight women establish a workable fitness program. Methodology used for the study; Results of the study; Comments from exercise physiologist, John M. Jakicic on the study.
- Plus-size fitness. // Glamour;Mar97, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p258
Suggests physical fitness activities for full-sized women. Scientific evidence that people can be fit and overweight; Evaluating functions of exercise; Water exercises; Modifying exercises to make them more fun; Yoga.
- Overcoming mind GAMES. // Shape;Jul2003, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p114
Presents experiences of a reader who has learnt to accept herself the way she is and focus on a healthy lifestyle, after battling anorexia in order to lose weight. INSETS: WORKOUT SCHEDULE;MAINTENANCE TIPS.
- Curves International. Fitzgerald, Kate // Advertising Age;11/17/2003, Vol. 74 Issue 46, pS-6
Curves International has gone from one women's fitness center in Harlingen, Texas, to thousands of outlets nationwide, purely on the strength of women spreading the word among friends. According Diane Heavin, co-founder of the fitness center, the most powerful advertising approach is referrals...
- Study: Moderate Physical Activity Promotes Weight Loss As Well As Intense Exercise. // FDA Consumer;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p8
Discusses the results of a study conducted by researchers at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, which examined the effect of exercise dose and intensity on weight loss in overweight and sedentary women. Exercise regimens that were included in the study; Physical and health benefits...
- Fit vs. Fat. // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Mar2005, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p8
Presents a study on the importance of fitness and exercise to a woman's health. Percentage rate of death for inactive women who were overweight; Other findings in the study.
- run (or walk) off the pounds. Reid-St. John, Su; Hoskins, Nichelle // Health (Time Inc. Health);Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p67
Presents information on a research which determined the need to intensify workout based from a person's need. Results of a study conducted on overweight women; Advantage of vigorous exercise.
- Randomized Trial of a Multifaceted Commercial Weight Loss Program. Rock, Cheryl L.; Pakiz, Bilge; Flatt, Shirley W.; Quintana, Elizabeth L. // Obesity (19307381);Apr2007, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p939
The article focuses on a randomized trial of a commercial weight loss program for overweight women. It stresses that the main factor that must be addressed to promote weight loss is a reduction in intake relative to expenditure. In previous research, prepackaged meals have been demonstrated to...