I’ve always thought that people who tanned all the time where junkies. Now there’s proof.
The site’s in German, but I think the picture speaks for itself. Oh man, I love Sumo!
Natalia Ischenko of Russia Performs in the Solo Syncronized Swimming round at XII FINA World Championships at the Rod Laver Arena on March 18, 2007 in Melbourne, Australia. By Ezra Shaw/Getty.
Here is a wonderful article on Florida Highschool Weightlifting. I have to tell you, I was suprised at first. But I’ve discovered that women LOVE the Olympic lifts (the Snatch, and Clean and Jerk). These lifts are Graceful and build a womans body in the way that women want their bodies to look: Lean, muscular,… [Read More]
The Ukraine harbors a fantastic piece of history in the body of a living man. He’s Hryhoriy Nestor, a 116 year old man that has lived through the rule of both Poland of the Soviet Union. But he says that life was sweetest back when the Ukraine was a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, over… [Read More]
From a recent article on BBC News: Dr Dr Susan Jebb from the Human Nutrition Research unit at the MRC … said 80% of parents recognised that an unhealthy diet and lack of physical activity contributed to obesity. “But people don’t necessarily realise that it applies to their child,” she said And “More than 40%… [Read More]
It has been suggested that your heart health is related to your dental hygein. If that’s the case, then it’s just gotten easier to keep not only your teeth on the up an up, but so too your overall health. In their experiments, Dr. Valdir Gouveia Garcia from Sao Paulo State University and colleagues divided… [Read More]
In Part 1 of this series I highlighted 3 major myths about womens weightlifting. The First was that lifting weights would make you bulky. Not true. The Second was that Women should use Machines, not Free weights. False. And the Third was that Girls should just do cardio, cause it’s better for your health. Again,… [Read More]
Apparently the video game industry has really got something right this time. From the Wall Street Journal: In Rochester, Minn., Jeremy Scherer and his wife spent three hours playing tennis and bowling, two of the games included with the Wii. Mr. Scherer says he managed to improve his scores — at the cost of shoulders… [Read More]
A large Government study pitted the Atkins diet, Zone, and the Ornish diet head to head and found that those on the Atkins diet lost more weight over the a 10 month period than those following the other diets. How much? 10 pounds. The study involved 311 women about 40 years old on average and… [Read More]
As a Follow up to my Post “Healthy Snacks on the Go: Do they Really Exist?” I thought it wise to not leave the “diet on the go” problem with only solutions to your snack needs. In the end, it’s the meals, those 4 to 6 a day, that make up your “Make or… [Read More]
This Video shows a 400 pound 7 year old, Jessica. At 7 years old, if you are that big, it’s your parents fault, pure and simple. They are essentially committing manslaughter. And the sooner we realize what obesity does to children, and start forcing parents to take resposibility for it, the better. See, “Chubby Girls… [Read More]
A reader wrote in Response to my Post “Chubby Girls Reach Puberty Earlier” That was soo sad! And continues to be. This problem needs to be taken more seriously, by the government as well as by parents. What better impetus for mandatory PE classes is there than this; in addition to all the statistics indicating… [Read More]
Hungarian Goulash is a wonderful food, it tastes fantastic, and it also makes a great diet food. Just leave out the traditionally accompanying carbs (dumplings, Bread, etc). Here’s a Recipe I found for Hungarian Goulash: Fiakergulasch (Beef goulash)* (serves 4) 1 kg beef rump joint ** 1 kg white onions 100 ml vegetable oil… [Read More]
Your busy, life keeps you running at full speed. That is the reality of Modern existence. Unfortunately, the speed of your life is having a direct impact on the speed of your metabolism, and your metabolism is getting SLOWER and your tummy is getting Bigger. Fast lives mean less time. And less time… [Read More]
If you have an overweight 3 year old girl, odds are she’ll be going through puberty at 9, says new research published in the journal of Pediatrics. higher levels of fat, mean higher levels of estrogen, the female sex hormone. (this goes for men, too). And higher levels of estrogen trigger puberty. I worked for… [Read More]
US scientists discovered a brain structure involved with memory and emotion had shrunk in children with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A withered hippocampus may make a child less able to deal with stress and raise anxiety, Pediatrics journal reports. More often than not, if a kid is stressed out, it’s the parents fault. Children… [Read More]
“Before you begin your workouts sit down for a few minutes and think about your body. Let your mind get in touch with your muscles. During the day you probably think about everything but training your body. You shouldn’t just hurry from a business deal and start doing a bench press…You should allow it (your… [Read More]
Here’s a Chart detailing the probabilities that you’ll die in one way or another: Notice that the probability of death by any cause=1. Not surprising. But, the next one down is where you should focus. Death by heart disease is 1/5. That is, you have a 1/5 chance of dying from something you probably could… [Read More]
Sucking in the gut has become ubiquitous with looking more fit. But it’s not just the image conscious who engage in such activies. Coaches, Personal Trainers (including myself), and Physical Therapists have been telling people for years that sucking in your gut durring exercise will activate the transverse abdominals, and thereby decrease spinal loading. Apparently,… [Read More]