As the old saying goes, "prevention is the best medicine," and this is definitely true when it comes to the training and development of our bodies. There are so many injuries I see on a daily basis that stem from the same few causes — causes that can so easily be...
When is the last time you did something just because you saw everyone else doing it? Like many things in life, just because something is popular, doesn't make it the best choice. This is also true of the exercises we perform at the gym. Chances are, you've done —...
Certified strength and conditioning specialist James Nell writes: Is weight loss, by itself, healthy? My belief is that the more abs I can see, the healthier I am. This is because of what I must do to see those abs: exercise more, consume fewer barley beverages, raid my...
As obesity rates rise, health professionals and policymakers scramble to help consumers resist unhealthy eating choices, often focusing on better labeling and improved nutritional knowledge. According to a new study, however,...
We live in a culture obsessed with weight. Fifty-one percent of American adults want to slim down, according to a 2013 Gallup poll. And nearly two-thirds say they exceed their ideal weight — the average woman tips the scale at 157 pounds but hopes to drop to 139, while...
Eating less and exercising are the two pillars of weight loss, or so we're told. But new research shows that exercise may actually push the scale in the opposite direction.
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