In the Current Issue
As the winds of March blow we are confronted with the tangible quality of change. We naturally want to shed the old and welcome the new. In this issue, learn to do just that by shining the light of awareness on your habits, revitalizing your body and mind with a plant-based ea.…
Travelling a lot, I get to try a lot of different exercise equipment at hotels I stay. By far, my favorite equipment is the stationary bike! Some of the bikes I have ridden are equivalent to economy class on some airlines; small seat, tv, hot, smelly, etc! I recently had a trip to the US and had the…
Wow, personal trainer Drew Manning gained 70 lbs and lost it again all in 1 year!
He has actually completed the task but you can read his blog and see picts during his journey!
Here is a recap of the journey:
The reason for going to the gym is clear, it always seemed to me. You head there to lose weight, to gain muscle, stay healthy or else. Over time I realised one thing though.
There are triggers far more powerful than gaining a bigger biceps to motivate you to go to the gym.
In fact, developing a hab…
EVERY day, millions of American workers do something dangerous to their health: they sit down.
Sitting for long periods is hard on the body. It strains the back and causes the muscles to become slack. It slows the processes that metabolize calories, increasing the risk of obesity, diabetes…
Thermal Physics Jokes
As we all know, it takes 1 calorie to heat 1 gram of water 1 degree
centigrade. Translated into meaningful terms, this means that if you eat
a very cold dessert (generally consisting of water in large part),
the natural processes which raise the consumed dessert to body
We all know that physical activity is beneficial in countless ways, but even so, Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky, a professor of pediatrics at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, was startled to discover that exercise kept a strain of mice from becoming gray prematurely.
But shiny fur was the least of i…
I was doing everything
right. Eating well (most of the time!) and getting a good amount of
exercise every week, yet those last 25 pounds refused to bid adieu
forever. I work as a writer and go through the usual rigors of tough
deadlines and hard-to-please clients on a daily basis. Then a few