Exercise

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Found this in the Washington Post: Using data gathered from such sources as the U.S. Census and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the ACSM developed a fitness index that covered 27 aspects of local environment and health, from death rates from diabetes and cardiovascular disease to the number of baseball diamonds and playgrounds.…

Thank you, NYTimes, for clarifying something I have always wondered about: how does running outside compare to running on a treadmill? A number of studies have shown that in general, outdoor running burns about 5 percent more calories than treadmills do, in part because there is greater wind resistance and no assistance from the treadmill…