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ACSM is fortunate to be the go-to source on sports medicine and exercise science for several national and international media outlets. You can find some of our most recent coverage below, or you can view archived articles.  

Why Am I Out of Shape?

by Eric Nagourney | Mar 22, 2013
“The first generation to grow up exercising.”

If you say it over and over again like reps, in three sets of 10, will you build muscle mass?

“The first generation to grow up exercising.”

Will you burn a calorie or two?

“The first generation to grow up exercising.”

Will you get rid of flab?

Because for all the talk of jogging, playing basketball on new knees and lacing up skates for late-night ice hockey games, it turns out baby boomers may be in worse shape than the generation that came before. That would be the one that, if urged by an ad to “just do it,” might have replied, “Just do what?”

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