WEIGHT TRAINING IN OLDER WOMEN

Want “an enhanced ability to make decisions, resolve conflicts and focus on subjects without being distracted by competing stimuli”? Well, at least in older women,...

Exercise improves “willpower”

I’ve poo-pooed the notion of “willpower.”  I’ve suggested that fast and processed foods are designed to make us overeat, but that if we instead eat...

PUMP UP THE VOLUME!

75 degrees and sunny on the Chicago lakefront yesterday! I did my usual summer walk… Much better than the treadmill or elliptical! I was only...

On the other hand, being in conflict with family or loved ones hurts, too.

While social isolation can contribute to obesity, being in close quarters with lots of conflict can be as bad, or worse.  Recent research substantiates what...

What should I do with my old clothes?

Keep ’em in case I gain weight back? Keep only those of high quality? (it’s hard buying nice clothes when obese) Keep just those 2...

Retrain your brain and pancreas...and live better

Dr. Ellis, 56 year old physician, lost 125 lbs over 20 months by altering his diet and adding regular exercise to his regime. He shares his struggles, successes, and medical knowledge.

Be the tortoise, not the hare!
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