Part I: For the first time in history, overweight Americans outnumber “normal-sized” ones. University of Virginia exercise physiologist Glenn Gaesser, author of Big Fat Lies, says dieting almost always promotes the very thing it’s supposed to cure: obesity. Coincidence?
Part II: Christopher Newport University leisure studies professor Robert Cummings studied the fitness of school children. He found more than 50 percent failed their fitness tests each year. Cummings discusses the need for more physical fitness activities in our schools.
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