Health

The Globesity Cure: Fighting Fat and Winning

The Globesity Cure: Fighting Fat and Winning

The obesity epidemic is bad news for the American health care system. Legions of “baby-boomers” are retiring, which is putting an incredible strain on Medicare and national medical costs. Aging boomers are claiming an increasing percentage of our health care dollars. The obesity epidemic is making things worse.

Strength Linked to Longer Life

Strength Linked to Longer Life

Aerobic exercise strengthens the cardiovascular system, protects the heart and blood vessels from disease, and reduces the risk of heart attack and heart-related sudden death.

High-Intensity Exercise Promotes Fat Loss Best

High-Intensity Exercise Promotes Fat Loss Best

Conventional wisdom is that prolonged, low-intensity exercise promotes fat loss best. However, well-controlled studies from Canada in middle-aged women showed that weight loss was greatest at higher exercise intensities.

High Sugar = Low Testosterone

High Sugar = Low Testosterone

The graphic association between sugar intake and insulin is so blatant that it has blinded researchers to possible effects on other endocrine axes, such as the production of testosterone.