It’s one of those age-old facts of life that proper exercise is necessary for proper health. Most of the modern weight-loss diets typically include in their fine print that the results they advertise occurred in conjunction with ‘proper exercise’. I think it’s safe to say that it is so obvious that if you brought it up in casual conversation, you would hear a chorus of, “Yeah, yeah, yeah” and “I know, I know, I KNOW.” But the sad fact is that even though the importance of exercise is considered an obvious fact, we still have an obesity epidemic in this country in both the adult and children populations that is escalating. High glycemic, high-fat diets at home and in schools is partially to blame, but what about No Child Left Behind?

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