• Health and Wellness
  • Weigh Less, Make More $$$.

    How much more motivation does one need to maintain a healthy body weight? If you’re looking for another reason to lose those last 5 pounds, then Ohio State University may have a study performed just for you. Get Rich (and Skinny) Quick. According to the 15 year study, which measured net worth vs. BMI (body […]

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  • Another Breakthrough on the Genetics Front.

    Just a bit more random reporting: Hunger Control Hormone Discovered. Joining the dubious ranks of genes that maintain researchers’ fancies, obestatin seems to be the gene responsible for supression of appetite. Seems that there’s a gene for just about everything, isn’t there (I’m particularly upset over own my overactive myostatin genes)? So I’m waiting for […]

  • Health and Wellness
  • Balance. Strength Not Included.

    So latest in the batch of strange and unusual studies comes this one: Developing good balance is critical element of healthy aging. Seems like a fine, usuable bit of information, does it not? Let’s explore their claims a bit further, however. 1) The very first line (“Balance has less to do with strength and everything […]

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  • More Bad News For the Carb-Friendly. Or Is It?

    I figured since I was confined to the safety of my home due to illness (physical, not mental), I’d catch up on some reading. Lately I’ve fallen behind in my perusal of trade articles and research, so I picked up my copy of this month’s Personal Fitness Professional and turned to the research pages. My […]