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Best Gyms In Cincinnati

Cincinnati is the third largest city in Ohio and is home to the Cincinnati Reds and Cincinnati Bengals. The 300,000 plus Cincinnati population is located near the Ohio River and borders the Kentucky state line. Here’s one for you: the Cincinnati airport is actually in Kentucky. Figure that one out!

Anyway, fitness is big in Cincinnati, and there are several amazing fitness facilities in and around town to prove it. Check out the best gyms in Cincinnati below!

Best Gyms In Cincinnati:

  • LA Fitness: LA Fitness has a booming facility near the Hamilton township and I would personally recommend it anyone. My brother lives in Cincinnati and I have had the privilege to workout at this amazing facility. With extremely reasonable membership rates, you can’t afford to let this gym pass you by. Check it out today!!
  • YMCA: Surprisingly, Cincinnati has a great YMCA base. The YMCA encourages family fitness and allows the entire family to join due to the inexpensive membership rates. The Cincinnati YMCA is perfect for those of you who are serious about fitness and need a top of the line child care program.
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Slow Food in Schools

It’s finals week, and I’m up to my ears in research. Don’t get me wrong, I love it, but it is painful to absorb that much information in such a short period of time.

My research topic is very pertinent to this blog, so I’ll share a bit with you. I’m arguing for Slow Food in Schools. What is Slow Food? It is a movement spurned by activism, as a protest to the proliferation of fast food, in our towns, and even scarier, in our schools.

In the 2007 study conducted by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, only Oregon and Kentucky received an A- for their commitment to eliminate junk food in schools. As many as 20 states got Fs for failing to raise standards above the USDA minimums, which have been deemed as the leading cause of childhood obesity in this country.

Of course, any good argument has two sides, and the fast food industry likes to argue “don’t look at us, kids can’t drive themselves to Pizza Hut”. True, but why would they need to, when we are bringing Pizza Hut to their schools?

Lose the guilt and gain the consciousness and learn more about your local chapter of Slow Food in Schools.