Exercise Alone Is Not Enough for Weight Loss

We promote exercise at every opportunity with good reason. Exercise is the number one thing you can do to start improving your health today, unless you’re a smoker. If that’s the case, the first best thing you can do is quit smoking — and also

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Slow Down to Eat Less

Slow down when you eat. That’s the takeaway from a new Japanese study on the relationship between lifestyle habits and obesity. Data collected over a five-year period from 59,700 individuals showed a clear trend: 21.5% of self-reported slow eate

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Rached Maalouf

In late September, 2012, Rached Maalouf left the parking lot of a yoga festival in Joshua Tree, California. He doesn’t remember what happened next. He was on his motorcycle; a car made an unexpected lane change. Rached was found fifty feet from his

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The Time to Start Exercising is Now

What is the association between cardiorespiratory fitness and long-term mortality? That is the question a recently published study set out to answer, and boy did they answer it. “Being unfit on a treadmill or in an exercise stress test has a

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Gym Alternatives for that Worst Time of Year

That time of year is here again: the time when everybody all at once decides to migrate their sweaty, coughy, runny-nosey bodies to the gym. The convergence of flu season and New Year’s Resolutions is always a good time. This year’s flu seems

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Steps for a New You in the New Year

Is it really New Year’s Resolution season already? Is it really time—again already?—to finally get our acts together and get things right for once? That sure came around fast. It might seem like only yesterday that we were abandoning last y

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Sitting Is Forgetting, New Report Claims

We’ve been worried for a long time that all this sitting is making us fatter. But now researchers have added a new twist to our fears: too much chair time is actually making our brains thinner. In a new study, researchers have found that the bra

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