Monday, January 8, 2018
Troops of the Spanish Legion noted for their ostentatious marching style, form-fitting uniforms complete with risque low-cut shirt now facing an internal enemy much more difficult to combat.
Overweight and obesity!
Thanks to the article from the English version of El Pais.
"The Spanish Legion declares war on obesity"
La Legión, an elite army unit with a history of combat in foreign missions, is now battling love handles
Spain’s La Legión is facing an internal enemy. Trained for combat, these elite soldiers are now forced to fight their own collective weight problem.
That Spanish Legion similar to the French Foreign Legion. Spanish citizens and Spanish-speakers from all over the world allowed to enlist. [Cubans at one time predominant in the ranks of foreigners.]
As goes Spain so goes La Legión? Two-thirds of the Spanish citizenry current over-weight or obese. As in American so is it now so in Spain and the La Legión.
Overweight and obesity also not confined merely to America or Spain. A phenomenon of global proportions.
THE SOLUTION QUITE SIMPLE. EAT LESS AND EXERCISE MORE! SO EASY! JUST TRY! EASIER SAID THAN DONE. GOOD LUCK!