Personal Health and Fitness
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Fitness Jumpsite -
This site is a general introduction to physical fitness and includes the Activity Calorie Calculator. Simply enter your body weight and duration of the activity, then press Show me! The number of calories burned during the specified duration will be calculated for each activity. It also has a link to the Fitness Library where you will find lots of information on maintaining health and fitness at this website. Includes getting started, equipment, weight management, and regular features.
American Fitness Alliance -
This Web site promotes physical fitness in the schools and sells products for assessing physical fitness in students.
Just Move: Fitness Center -
This Web site is sponsored and maintained by the American Heart Association. Components include: "Exercise Diary--Keep track of your progress on-line and sign up for your very own Virtual Personal Trainer; Fitness News--The latest health, heart and fitness information as well as FAQ's and health facts; and My Fitness--What fitness category do you fall into? Find out here and receive personal information."
Shape Up America!-
"Our website is designed to provide you with the latest information about safe weight management, healthy eating, increased activity and physical fitness." Includes the Body Fat Lab; Health & Fitness Center; Library; and Media Center.
The Web site of well-known radio talk show host, "a physician, author, professor, columnist, talk show host -- and former marathon runner. A practicing physician for forty years and a talk show host for twenty, Dr. Gabe Mirkin is now heard each weekday from 4-7PM (ET) on the Talk America Radio Network ....  "While we discuss any topics related to health that are raised by callers, each hour I include timely information on fitness, nutrition and human sexuality," says Dr. Mirkin, ... [who] stays in touch with the latest findings by scanning as many as 1,000 medical journals each month."

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Updated by the Webspinner: April 5, 2007.

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