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Stories Tagged "exercise"

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Childhood Obesity in Iowa (Full Program) (#330)

posted on May 20, 2010 at 8:05 PM

Childhood Obesity in Iowa (Full Program) (#330)
Full Program: Childhood obesity is the topic on this episode of The Iowa Journal. We travel to Grundy Center to experience the school's PE4Life program and the Global Forum For Physical Education. 28:46 Read More »

Physical Education: Grundy Center's PE4Life Program (#330)

posted on May 20, 2010 at 11:47 AM

Physical Education: Grundy Center's PE4Life Program (#330)
In Grundy Center, a northeast Iowa school changes the way they do physical education in an effort to promote healthier lives. 04:44 Read More »

Iowa News Analysis - Casino Smoking Bans; Senator Grassley Runs to Keep Running (#156)

posted on May 9, 2008 at 2:17 PM

Iowa News Analysis - Casino Smoking Bans; Senator Grassley Runs to Keep Running (#156)
During the news analysis, Kay Henderson of Radio Iowa talked about a proposed smoking bans on casino floors in Sioux City brought forth by the city council. Kay also talks with host Paul Yeager about Sen. Charles Grassley's personal fitness routine. Read More »

Iowa's Health & Fitness Challenges (#127)

posted on January 9, 2008 at 8:53 AM

Tim Lane, Fitness Consultant for the Iowa Department of Health and part of the “Lighten Up Iowa” program, and Jim Hallihan, Executive Director of the Iowa Sports Foundation, discuss statewide issues relating to health, fitness and obesity with... Read More »

Walkable Communities (#127)

posted on January 8, 2008 at 5:41 PM

Forty years ago at least half of school-aged children walked or biked a mile to school. Today the number is about 15 percent. There are myriad reasons for this trend, but the fact remains that kids don’t walk as much as they once did. There is,... Read More »

Walkable Communities and Fitness (Full Program) (#127)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 5:25 PM

Walkable Communities and Fitness (Full Program) (#127)
Full Program: Health experts say that 30 minutes of walking a day is as important as an apple in “keeping the doctor away.” Exercise can be life-enhancing even for those few among us who aren’t overweight. How do we keep enticing and encouraging ourselves to... 27:46 Read More »

Take One Step (Full Program) (#108)

posted on April 24, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Take One Step (Full Program) (#108)
Full Program: With 1.3 million Iowans overweight or dangerously obese, are we headed for a disaster? Are we sentencing our kids to a lifetime of weight-related problems? Assignment Iowa examines these questions and others. 27:14 Read More »

Matt Hoover, Iowa's “Biggest Loser” (#108)

posted on April 9, 2007 at 9:06 AM

Matt Hoover, Iowa's “Biggest Loser” (#108)
When Belle Plaine’s Matt Hoover was cast on NBC's “The Biggest Loser 2” the former 190-pound athlete had ballooned to a staggering 339 pounds. After losing a total of 157 pounds, he walked away with the grand prize of $250,000, but more... 05:32 Read More »

Yoga Poses for Stress Relief (#106)

posted on February 12, 2007 at 10:55 AM

Yoga Poses for Stress Relief (#106)
Maggie Rooney of Firehouse Yoga Studio in Des Moines takes us through three yoga poses she says are good for both the body and the mind. 02:12 Read More »

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