Tuesday Science – 7 Studies Worth A Look

1. Certain Foods Linked to Long-term Weight Gain – National Institutes of Health A new study suggests that the types of food you choose, not just calories, are important for avoiding age-related weight gain… http://tinyurl.com/67zx3u9 Why I like: Re-enforces the fact that garbage in = garbage retained (instead of the popular garbage out). 2. Can…

For The Guys – Weight Loss Enhances Fertility

Does weight loss improve semen quality and reproductive hormones? Results from a cohort of severely obese men. That’s the title of the research article I recently read. And I learned a new word today – subfecundity. In this research about how weight loss affects male fertility the authors said “Male obesity has been linked to…

Feel-Good Friday "F" Cancer

The name of Yael’s charity is Fuck Cancer (FCancer). Why the use of the F word? According to Yael, “Because it’s what everyone is thinking. It’s a head-in-your-hands moment. It’s not sexual or violent. It’s defeated and defiant. It’s OK to have a valid emotion around us, we don’t need to be daffodils and daisies…

A Give-Up Is Also A Get

Too often people focus on what they are giving up. It’s common to go through at least the five stages of grieving/mourning too. Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance “When I think of all I’ll be giving up I feel sad.” Ever said or felt that as it relates to weight loss and food? Ya, me…

300 Wow! Dumbbell Only

Here is your 300 Workout Of the Week (WOW) This one is all dumbbell. Hope you enjoy! The quick skinny on a “300” is: 1. Six exercises 2. 50 reps per exercise 50 X 6 = 300 reps 3. If you can do more than about 25 reps on your 1st set of each exercise…

100 Pushups In 4 Minutes? Not Today

Didn’t have a clock running. Haven’t trained for higher reps. Was nervous but over-confident and thought I could knock this out. Missed the 100th rep by about 13 seconds. Have to try it again next week. I really think I’ll be able to do 50, 30, 20 when I do this right. This time it…