When someones sets out to lose weight they have a number of resources they can turn to for information. But most of these resources make a critical error that can stall your weight loss before it ever gets started. And that error is assuming there is a right and wrong way to lose weight. Eating for weight loss is already tough enough, and being told there are right and … [Read more...] about Can you lose weight the wrong way?
The diet and fitness industry is hardly at a loss for words. Browsing the interwebs (or is it the world wide net...) will bring up thousands of pages of information, tips, and endless 'must do' and 'never do' lists. Within 5 minutes of searching you could easily come up with dozens of 'rules' of fitness and ways to live a 'healthy' lifestyle. Almost all of them revolve … [Read more...] about What Will YOU Do About Your Body?
I was browsing some headlines on the interwebs today and I found an interesting report about a study about fatness vs fitness and risk of high blood pressure. In general the study showed that fatness was linked to high blood pressure even if those people scored well on 'fitness' tests. The more interesting part was the fact that a higher level of 'fitness' only seemed to … [Read more...] about Can You Be Fat and Fit?
For the most part Carl is right. You're going to die (but likely not from a knife attack). But the health and fitness industry seems to scare people into buying products and idea's that essentially are promising a way to cheat death. The concept of being 'fit' hasn't really translated into people living much longer. In fact the only lifestyle intervention that has ever been … [Read more...] about Does Physical Fitness help You Live Longer?
'Health' and 'Fitness' are meaningless terms by themselves. They only become meaningful when you take the time to give your own personal definition to them as it applies to you. Many people will change the way they eat, exercise and live in an effort to be 'healthier' and 'fit', but how do you measure this? One of the obvious answers is the look of your body. It's … [Read more...] about What Does Being Healthy and Fit Do?