Is weighing-in children really the answer?

Children grow at differing rates and often gain weight right before a growth spurt. Girls heading into puberty have monthly weight fluctuations. Weight is not an indicator of being healthy or unhealthy. A new and ambitious proposal to tackle obesity, plans to see children being ‘weighed-in’ at primary school. This move could lead to ‘labelling’ … Continue reading Is weighing-in children really the answer?

Bad judgement, poor judgement or no judgement call at all

Clearly no one was thinking about their customers when a leading fitness apparel company put a talent call out yesterday via social media. Their mistake was when they asked for fit, active and energetic ‘athletes’ aged 21-40. Anyone who works in the fitness industry and understands the people working out and sweating hard every day, … Continue reading Bad judgement, poor judgement or no judgement call at all