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Making small changes in the way you eat can help you shed unwanted pounds and lead to long term success in managing your weight. The fastest way to start an at-home workout routine is through an instructor-led workout video. Live or prerecorded the videos are typically 25-45 minutes and often require little to no fitness equipment , making it easy to jump right in. Each Planet Fitness location is equipped with the PF Express 30 Minute Workout! Located in a designated spot in the club, the 30 minute circuit is a quick, guided routine for members who want to get a great workout in a short amount of time. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of people worldwide. Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit under EIN 13-1644147. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable under the law. Deployment and post-deployment health research, in particular, is now a major portion of the VA women’s health research portfolio, extending VA’s knowledge of both the physical and mental health care needs of women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as women still on active duty. A new area of focus in post-deployment health has included traumatic brain injury in women. According to IHRSA, the trade association for the health-club industry, only 20 percent of the U.S. population are gym members. Simple math tells us 80 percent of Americans don’t have memberships. That’s more than 200 million potential clients. Blaine BE, Rodman J, Newman JM. Weight loss treatment and psychological well-being: A review and meta-analysis. J Health Psychol. 2007; 12(1): 66-82. Common for all these approaches to losing weight is that they don’t offer a complete package. Ditching a whole food group, like dairy for example, means it’s easy to lose out on important nutrients – and of course lose out on foods that you love to eat. The significant advantage of the stair climber is that it provides a plethora of variations that inspire you to work out better. This machine is best for a circuit exercise that incorporates cardio with resistance equipment. It is also possible that the PA performed at the health club is quite different from the lifestyle PA outside the health club, which could contribute to the positive outcomes, although specific activities were not collected in the current study. Many health clubs offer organized classes, such as yoga, spinning, Pilates, etc., which have gained popularity. For instance, in 2013, one in five health club members participated in yoga classes, followed in popularity by aerobics and group cycling 29 It is possible that this group exercise approach may create a synergy about the class, bringing motivation and encouragement from other members, ultimately resulting in greater PA in health club members. However, future studies and data are clearly needed on this topic.