exercise and fitness

Category archives for exercise and fitness

Does sitting = death?

There is a study that shows that people who sit more per day die sooner, despite other factors such as overall health. It is reported in The Atlantic and written up here.

A recent paper provides the groundwork to establish a way for exercise to diminish appetite. Or, more likely, for sedentary behavior to increase appetite.

From Fit to Fat to Fit: Slacking Off

All good things come to an end. But then if you work hard enough, you can get them back.

Funny Thing Two and Funny Thing Three.

From Fit to Fat to Fit: Into the bush

Obsession can be a good thing. And I’m not talking about some dumb-ass fragrance.

From Fit to Fat to Fit: Doing it

When it comes down to it, it is all a matter of just how hard you are willing to work. Then, you start with that and work harder.

From Fit to Fat to Fit: Lenora

When working with a personal trainer, the first thing you have to do is to calibrate. Then, if the trainer does not crank it up to a higher level, she’s probably not worth her fee.

From Fit to Fat to Fit: Joining the Gym

Continued from here Back from South Africa and with some time on my hands, I was hell bent on keeping the promise I had made to myself to get back into shape. For most people I know, this would mean eating better and going to the gym more often. But for me, it meant eating…

Did you ever watch cattle? I mean, really watch them, for a few hours? Mostly they just sit or stand around munching on grass, chewing their cud, or snoozing. But every once in a while a handful of them will stand up and point in one direction. And they may take a few steps in…