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Who Needs More Exercise? You Do Mom and Dad: There exist numerous jokes and jabs at the expense of new parents a...

Who Needs More Exercise? You Do Mom and Dad: There exist numerous jokes and jabs at the expense of new parents a...

There exist numerous jokes and jabs at the expense of new parents about “baby weight” and an ever-declining level of physical fitness après baby. This goes for the mother, as well as the father. I can attest that I tacked on a few pounds of “sympathy weight” from my wife’s pregnancy that remained well into his toddler years. Generally speaking, many new parents, when overwhelmed with the responsibility of taking care of a newborn, tend to overlook and neglect their own physical wellbeing. This most often comes in the form of the abandoned exercise regime. A new report from the Journal Pediatrics titled, Are Parents of Young Children Practicing Healthy Nutrition and Physical Activity Behaviors? reveals that, in fact, many parents are not. The analysis, performed at the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, of the eating ...

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