Overweight and obesity will kill you

Overweight and obesity are overwhelmingly associated with higher mortality rates than being in a healthy BMI range

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How Anthony Joshua creates his knockout power | Sport | The Times

Great discussion of punching power and the kinetic chain. I definitely would not want to get hit by Anthony Joshua. Also a great example of what it means to have an expert dissect a movement.   Source: Times Sport Dissects:…

You Work Out More Than You Need To; Not

Utterly moronic analysis of an otherwise interesting study by Schoenfeld et al. Earth to Cosmo: this study was 34 young men, all of whom were already fit, strong, and experienced in strength training. This means that the study is not broadly generalizable…

More Evidence That Sitting Is Bad For Us — And Exercise Alone Won’t Save Us

A great example of MSM science writing that is the opposite of insightful and critical. Ms. Walton appears to have both no understanding of physiology and no understanding of how to use the Internet...you know, the Google machine. Trying to…

Simple Life Changes Can Prevent Heart Disease – New York Times

A very useful essay. Remember, too, that what is good for the heart is good for all other body systems as well. There are important lessons to be learned. These results should encourage us that genetics do not determine everything…

This New Smart Fitness Machine Will Change How You Lift Weights • Gear Patrol

Almost $3,000 for this? What a colossal waste of money. Just one more exercise thingy that American consumers will be persuaded to buy, use for a while, and then will remain fallow. The fitness industry is nothing if not creative…