Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 24th, 2004
In a school-wide, closed-circuit television broadcast, physical education teacher Adam Szajda led pupils and teachers through a set of leg stretches, then 10 squat thrusts. Even though Neiswander wore his normal shirt and tie instead of workout clothes, he gamely followed along.
At the end, 11-year-old Benjamin Carpenter found himself raring to go.
"It gets you running for the day. You don't feel as lazy," he...
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