We, as a society, have so many tools in our arsenal to fight obesity. Obviously, my favorite is cycling. Transportational or Utility cycling addresses so many of the challenges and problems we face as a nation that its disheartening to me that more people don't see it. Obesity is but one.
The 5th annual F as in Fat report (PDF) from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows that obesity increased in 37 states this past year. My home, North Carolina, is one of 19 states to show an increase for the third consecutive year. Goodie for us. <*sigh*>
Do you see the numbers on your scale creeping upward? Are your clothes getting a little snug? I can't encourage you enough to get on your bike and PYAO. Its fun, and it works.