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Support the Fit Kids Bill

(56) Comments | Posted April 19, 2012 | 2:15 PM

Any of you who watch TV news or check out the latest news stories here on the Internet are familiar with what I'm about to discuss with you. Seems every other day there's another story about the obesity problem in America. Oh yes, we Americans are gaining weight at an...

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The Popping Button

(18) Comments | Posted November 22, 2011 | 8:16 AM

Oh, my... it's Thanksgiving week, America! And Thanksgiving is the holiday where we pause, count and give thanks for our many blessings. We're blessed to live in such a great country and I hope all of you are thankful for wonderful families, too. Like my family.

When I was growing...

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Dieting: America's Favorite Pastime?

(57) Comments | Posted October 19, 2011 | 8:34 AM

So, do you have a hobby? Oh, let me tell you, we Americans just love our hobbies. Let's see, some people like to knit or needlepoint. Here in Southern California, surfers rule the waves with their water-hobby. I have a friend who never misses the New York Times crossword puzzle...

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Focusing On The Positive In My Fitness Motivations

(4) Comments | Posted September 19, 2011 | 4:37 PM

Ever since I was a kid back in New Orleans, I've been a dreamer. And I'm so thankful, having been able to make so many my dreams come true. Of course, losing weight and keeping it off tops my dreams-come-true list. Thank you, dear Lord, for giving me the wisdom...

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How I've Helped People Get (And Stay) Motivated Toward Their Weight-Loss Goals

(4) Comments | Posted August 22, 2011 | 12:03 PM

Oh, it's the question I've heard most often for the nearly 40 years I've been encouraging Americans to lose weight and get in shape. "Richard, can you motivate me to lose this weight?"
Well, truth is, I can try and motivate each of you on the importance of losing...

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