She's back! Yep, at age 72, Jane Fonda has a brand spanking new fitness DVD. FatFighterTV has a look at this story and other diet and fitness headlines making news this week.
Jane Fonda's new fitness DVD at age 72
She might have an artificial hip and titanium knee, but at 72, Jane Fonda is still a fitness guru. She's back with her first video in 15 years. The workouts in her DVD series, "Jane Fonda: Prime Time," target seniors and have low impact moves; many can be done sitting down. Fonda says the need for fitness videos for aging boomers led her to get back into her leotards. Gooooooooo Jane!
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Even a few extra pounds can hurt your health
We've heard about the health risks of being obese. Now, one of the largest studies to look at health and weight finds merely being overweight has some risk, too. Researchers say healthy white adults who were overweight were 13 percent more likely to die during the time they were followed in the study than those whose weight was in an ideal range.
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Basic training gets a healthy makeover
With obesity doubling among U.S. troops, basic training is making some changes to shape up new recruits. The U.S. Army has revamped its approach to health, fitness, and diet. The most obvious changes will be in mess halls, where milk and juice will replace soda fountains, and whole grains will be served instead of white bread and pasta.
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