Potato Chips and Sugary Beverages are Culprits in Weight Gain

What foods are most strongly associated with weight gain? Is it really any surprise that in a 20 year study of more 120,000 participants, potato chips and sugar-sweetened beverages contributed 1.28 pounds and 1.00 pound of weight gain every four years? Yogurt, nuts, fruits, whole grains and vegetables were associated with significant weight loss over…

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Small Lifestyle Changes Add Up!

In a remarkable study of more than 120,000 men and women followed for 20 years, researchers have confirmed that small changes in lifestyle can significantly impact long-term weight control. Participants were assessed every 4 years. Not suprisingly, physical activity contributed to 1.76 pounds of weight loss every four years. Each alcoholic drink per day, added…

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Bodyweight Strength Training

So, you want to start a strength training routine but are waiting to purchase a set of weights? Why not consider using your own body weight for resistance to work your muscles? You can strengthen your arms with chair dips, your legs by getting up from a sitting position, or strengthen your abdominals by doing…

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