Making Exercise Appealing for Young Couch Potatoes

Yes, there’s a television in Steinbeck’s Scottsdale, Ariz., home. But the family’s television room also boasts an exercise bicycle, mini trampoline, and several large exercise balls.

Her two children are just as interested in the tube as any other red-blooded American kids, but Steinbeck sees to it that if they’re tuned in, they’re exercising at the same time.

Everyone in the family uses the equipment as we watch television, the author of the best-selling Fat Free cookbook series explains. That way, the kids are hardly ever sitting and they’re in constant motion. It’s one way to make viewing more than a passive activity. Read more…

Thanks for reading

Sam Solomon, the founding editor, leaves Canadian Medicine News after four years. He will be missed. Postings will continue under David Elkins and other medical and health policy writers.

It's been a pleasure for me to write and interact with our readers. I am leaving to study law, beginning this fall. In the meantime, I will be taking some time off to pursue some personal projects.

Thanks for reading.

- Sam Solomon, editor

5 comments:

said...

This was a great resource; we med bloggers will miss you and especially the rare Canadian perspective and timely exposition of relevant news bites.

Best wishes for your LLB and other adventures.

said...

" :( bye Sam

...will miss you with my morning coffee :(

Best to you on your studies.

Anonymous said...

Thanks to both of you, and thanks for your input over the years.
-Sam

said...

So sorry to see you go. Thank you so much for having published this blog.

said...

All the best, Sam, with your studies.

Interesting there is no explanation why you won't be replaced, and the blog will continue. Have the publishers deemed traffic to be too low here to maintain this blog? I hope not. The PE site is so dingy looking, and difficult to navigate (I usually don't bother).