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…

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…