Age-related gain weight is not about your metabolism

Business Insider has a piece smacks a very popular myth...that age-related weight gain is due to a "slowing" metabolism. Uh, not really. Most of the people who peddle this twaddle actually understand little or nothing about human physiology; they're the…

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Daily Mail: Exercise more than 12 hours weekly max benefit

It's impossible to say it enough: exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug. Ironically, sticking with that metaphor, it's also your best tool for staying away from the medical care industry. When I read studies like…

The Telegraph: The 10,000 steps a day myth: how fitness apps can do more harm than good

Most fitness apps are garbage. Nearly all the people I know who use Apple watches, FitBits, or other worthless gadgets and toys don't need them and don't make any change based on the feedback they get. They just like being…

Inc.: The Best Way to Feel Younger: 1 Exercise That Will Change Your Body Most, According to Science

Inc. Magazine writer Jeff Haden does a good job describing the rigors and benefits of interval training in this piece. The changes brought about at the genetic and cellular levels are impressive...literally life changing. Yes, it will be hard. And,…

Outside: Strength Tips from the NFL’s Top Trainer

Outside Magazine publishes some very useful and well-written fitness material. This article falls into that bucket. Excellent, clear, straightforward, actionable advice from an NFL strength coach. This is so not workout-of-the-day/week/month b.s. Be great (and keep getting better) at fundamentals…

Forbes Now: 8 Things Science Says We Can Do To Become A Little Happier

Look at what's number one on the list in this article. Happiness can be fleeting under the best of circumstances. Even people who are basically happy have periods when they’re not, and for those who are prone to depression, it’s always…

Lifelong Exercise Patterns and Cardiovascular Health – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Exercise is one of those fascinating things in life that must be done in "just enough, but not too much," fashion. To wit, in this paper from the Mayo Clinic proceedings, researchers reinforce the principle that while any exercise helps…