An almost-comical truism comes to the forefront once again, with statistics that make you go “Duh!” Men, a recent study shows, and most likely women, gain weight when they marry, after they have kids, and often times lose some weight after divorce. Now don’t get me wrong: statistical analyses are the driving force behind many
The advent of microtechnologies has opened up avenues of function, commerce and study that make the old cordless phone an anachronism from the previous century. Whereas making a phone call once tethered you to the wall, today you can hike the Rockies and tell mom in England you’re feet don’t even hurt. In real time!
If there’s one thing I know about the human body, it’s knees. Not that I’m an expert in knees but I have read a lot about, had a few surgeries for, and even replaced a knee . So when this article from the New York Times was brought to my attention, my ears and fingers
It has been a while since a research article slapped me – and the rest of the fitness community – in the face. However, today via HealthNews Canal, a site that posts p.r. pieces on research being done worldwide, came out with a headline that bursts – or could burst – a lot of fitness
The week of Memorial Day brings not just slow business but also the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (www.acsm.org). This year’s event was in Denver, one of my personal and professional favorite cities. Besides generally pleasant – at least low humidity – weather and lots of sunshine, the mountain scenery is
A freelance writer, Sally Keys, has offered me a succinct article on how to manage back and neck pain due to the modern way of work and reading. What with laptops, cell phones and even table top computers ruling and ruining our lives, this may help you take control, not just of your spine but
What does it take to make you shake it up, to alter your lifestyle in a direction you and your loved ones know has to be done….or else? This rhetorical question is always on the mind of healthcare professionals, from personal trainers to physicians. How can we help you make the small but significant lifestyle changes
There are nearly as many diets for weight loss in the media and at the country club, let alone at the gym, as there are people needing to lose weight. Likewise, there are nearly as many diets everywhere you see people who otherwise look or are lean. But science keeps trying to find that one