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5 diet myths that are just plain wrong

The recent controversy surrounding Dr. Oz and the U.S. Senate is another reminder about how obsessed we are with weight loss and dieting. It also reveals how we can be blinded by the ostentatious promises of numerous products and diet fads. While the Federal Trade Commission...

source: By Archita Datta Majumdar
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Date: Oct. 23-25 Location: Roland E. Powell Convention Center – Ocean City, Maryland Who should attend: Any and all fitness enthusiasts, fitness professionals, personal trainers, group fitness instructors, program directors, youth and athletic coaches, physical therapists,...

source: AFPA

If a workout consists of popping a squat on the 50-pound dumbbell to chat it up with friends, it may be time try something new. Dumbbell exercises provide a great full-body workout in a compact amount of space. Yes, we said great workout — not just a few decent arm...

source: Greatist

"I hear it," a woman proclaimed, and then darted down a hallway at the Washington Hilton. A tank-top-clad parade rushed closely behind, also drawn to the faint beat of OneRepublic's "Counting Stars." The music intensified as they descended...

source: The Washington Post

Have you ever wondered why any typical workout routine includes a variety of activities that cover the three main types of exercise: anaerobic, stretching and aerobic exercise? Isn't there an easy way to just roll them all up into one form of exercise and get it over with?...

source: Improve Health And Fitness

If you think of your next workout as a "fun run" or as a well-deserved break, you'll eat less afterward, research has shown. However, if you think of it as exercise or as a workout, you'll later eat more dessert and snacks to reward yourself. For beginning or veteran exercisers,...

source: Cornell Food & Brand Lab via ScienceDaily

A new study in women suggests that experiencing one or more stressful events the day before eating a single high-fat meal can slow the body's metabolism, potentially contributing to weight gain.

source: Ohio State University via ScienceDaily


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