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Mon, 07/06/2015 - 10:47

The latest controversy, which we've seen played out over the past 30 years, comes to you from two doctors: one, a pediatrician, the other a researcher in weight management. The former wrote in the NY Times; the...

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 13:48

In Part 1 I talked about an interview of Dr Mann that was published in the Washington Post a few weeks ago wherein she explained why it's so hard to diet effectively. Here she, and I, offer tips on what works if you do them:
 

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Fri, 06/05/2015 - 12:58

A recent article on-line declares that researchers are homing in on what it called “the perfect amount of...

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 13:30

My colleague, Chris Marino, M.S., from the 'hood - the Philadelphia area which is where I'm from - runs a training studio there. He's a great educator, as his work with Exercise ETC (www.exerciseetc.com) would attest, and an...

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 13:19

My buddy, Mike Deibler, from San Diego, a Masters in Exercise Science and a speaker with Exercise ETC, has posted this piece about spot reducing:


http://premiertraining.blogspot.com/2015/02/dont-burn-fat-this-way.html

In Mike's succinct and quite manner, he...

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 10:50
Two articles in Health Canal, an on line health blog of recent scientific publications, prompt me to comment as this issue is rapidly coming to the forefront of the...
Mon, 02/23/2015 - 09:56

America's, and now maybe the world's, obsession with weight is reaching critical mass, so to speak. As many diseases associated - notice: not caused! - with excess weight drain the coffers and the lives of many, states and individuals, the obvious target for intervention is somewhere between the...

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 14:57

What if liposuction proves to be foolhardy AND dangerous? What if the study below applies to mankind, too? What if the fat you suck out of one part of your body to look (and feel) better sets up a natural response that lays more fat down to protect some of the muscles nearby? And what if the fat...

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 13:54

Two articles bring to the forefront, again, what research is homing in on: that inflammation wreaks havoc beyond swelling, redness, and pain.

The first, on how inflammation contributes to diabetes - and, by the way, how diabetes feeds into inflammation - comes from Health News Canal: ...

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 20:45

Exercise for older adults is now being recommended not to help folks live longer but to live better, more fulfilling, more vibrant, and safer - that is, lesser risk of falls- than any medicines your doctor can offer.

My friend, Megan Senger, a freelance writer on fitness...

I want to thank you for all your advice and encouragement for my upcoming knee surgery. I have done the "Irvies" exercises faithfully, and I definitely feel stronger. Maybe that's why my jeans keep getting baggier, especially in the seat. You could say the exercises benefit all 3 knees -- left knee, right knee, and hi-ney. I am looking forward to getting the op over with, get back on my feet and start kicking a$$ again!  

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