Author Steve Siebold is causing a lot of controversy with his new book, "Die Fat or Get Tough." He says it's simple: if you're fat, it's your fault. Find out why he thinks his position is the wake-up call America needs.
If you think you have to run or exercise vigorously to reap the benefits of fitness, think again. One of the nation's top health reporters says a growing field of science shows doing small activities can lead to big health rewards. Find out more.
Healthy 100 Radio: Dr. Cynthia Buffington
There has been an alarming increase in the prevalence of obesity in this country. Dr. Cynthia Buffington of Florida Hospital's Metabolic Medicine and Surgery Institute explains the wide-ranging effects obesity has on our bodies.
Weight Loss and Obesity: Understanding the Brain's Architecture
The neuroscience of obesity is still in its infancy. Each week, we learn more about the intricate interplay between mind and body. Some of the conclusions of researchers are intuitive. Others are counterintuitive. Some results support the notion that obesity is dictated by genetic coding or lifestyle; other studies assert that obesity is an increasing problem for all mammals, independent of the...
Oleda On...Living Younger Longer: DON'T KILL THE KIDS!
If you are an overweight parent this is one time you should say to your kids, “Don’t do as I do…do as I say.” Have a loving talk with them explaining that Childhood Obesity is now a very serious American epidemic…and you are there to help. It is possible we are setting our children up for a lifetime of illness and a shorter life expectancy. We as parents, and even grandparents, have the...
Obesity - Wake Up Call - We are Torturing Our Bodies and Our Minds
Obesity – Wake Up Call – We are Torturing Our Bodies and Our Minds
How many Americans listen to the statistics on obesity and ignore t he reports. They know they are in that group defined as obese and yet they ignore the warnings. Obesity is a medical concern. We, as fitness professionals, must put this in simple terms for our clients. Nuts and bolts, the circumference of our waist...
The Never Mind Episodes
That damn cat is back.
I spied the black and grey stray lurking about the backyard on the
first morning of the New Year. I’d seen him months before and shooed him
off any number of times, but he’s back again. I bet he thinks I
wouldn’t notice, the same bet I have about the latest ‘just under the
radar news’ story. Maybe the ones who make the Rules of the Road thought