MarTar Swim School to fight childhood obesity

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September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. At the Mar Tar Swimming School in Elkridge, parents are looking out for their children’s health by allowing them to swim toward fitness.

“A swimming pool makes your body lighter no matter what, so the weight is usually not an issue,” Girch said.

In 2010, more than one-third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese.

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