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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You Don’t Control The Outcomes Of Your Life, Principles Do. | Inc.com

Brilliant and to the point. Also, almost irrefutably true. Your Entire Life Is Preparation It is for this reason that everything you do matters. Principles, like gravity, are in control. You can't escape them. The people you spend your time…

Inc.: How to Remarkably Transform Your Life in 4 Ways Through a Mindset of Intention

Intention is critical to long-term life success. It is the focused discipline of making conscientious choices and asserting yourself...frequently, over your own impulses...to choose more wisely and strategically in all facets of your life. This article about intentionality begins with…

Scroll.in: This video shows what an honest dieting product should tell consumers (‘we’re designed for failure’)

This video is OUTRAGEOUS. Because it manages to be sad, true, and hilarious all at once. If you are one of the suckers the host is talking about, I feel sorry for you...a little. You are mostly killing yourself with…

The Upshot|We’re So Confused: The Problems With Food and Exercise Studies

Excellent article by NYT writer Gina Kolata on why studies about exercise and nutrition are often worthless. And those are just the ones done by people who should know better, such as actual physicians or scientists. We don't have enough…

Business Insider: Scientists made an online calculator that tells you your ‘fitness age’ — and you can try it right now

This calculator is a hoot to use. I highly recommend taking the time (just a few minutes) to answer all the detailed questions. Based on the inputs, the calculator (developed by actual scientists and not wellness vendors, app makers, or…

A mathematical theory reveals why you should ignore diet and exercise fads

Two really smart guys explain -- quite simply, actually -- why so many people make so many dumb mistakes in diet and exercise. I agree with their thesis wholeheartedly. My approach with every client I work with is...stick to basics.…