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Couch potatoes getting physical?

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So now we're supposed to exercise up to 90 minutes a day if we want to remain healthy, productive people. That's the recommendation of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture.


Tommy Thompson, the outgoing commissioner of Health and Human Services, announced the new U.S. Dietary Guidelines at a press conference Wednesday. He looked like he could use a more rigorous exercise routine himself.

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Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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