Loudoun Extension Office Motivates Residents to Exercise with New FIT Extension Program.

Most Virginians want to stay fit and physically active but may have difficulty finding the time, energy, and motivation to get moving. FIT Extension is an 8-week physical activity program developed by Virginia Cooperative Extension. It helps Virginians improve their exercise habits, diet, and overall quality of life in a fun and challenging way.

Volunteering – 6 Reasons Why it Will Help Your Career and Your Karma | InPlay, the official Blog of BusinessElite.

So there you have it, if your passionate about what you do — YOU have the opportunity to help someone else be successful. Take advantage of it and go make it happen.

Really? – The Claim – To Cut Calories, Eat Slowly – Question – NYTimes.com.

In a study last month, scientists found that when a group of subjects were given an identical serving of ice cream on different occasions, they released more hormones that made them feel full when they ate it in 30 minutes instead of 5 . The scientists took blood samples and measured insulin and gut hormones before, during and after eating. They found that two hormones that signal feelings of satiety, or fullness — glucagon-like peptide-1 and peptide YY — showed a more pronounced response in the slow condition.

Obesity Summit Attracts Big Names With Stories to Tell | NBC Los Angeles.

When Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger agreed to back a conference on health and obesity in Los Angeles, he recruited an old friend who knew a lot about the subject matter; former President Bill Clinton.

“I believe that until we get a hold of our lifestyles and our food chain and how we eat and how we exercise, we’re going to have serious, serious problems,” Clinton told attendees at the governor’s “2010 Summit on Health, Nutrition and Obesity: Action for Healthy Living” at the California Endowment.