“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
This sentiment from Benjamin Franklin is as true today as ever. Especially when it comes to fitness and health. The past 50 years has seen a nearly triple increase in obesity rates for adults and youths. According to the website USAFACTS.ORG. this costs the American people $147 Billion annually. They also state that “roughly have of all medical cost associated with obesity are financed by Medicaid and Medicare”.