Health and Wellness in the News


Below are some items of interest in regards to fitness, health and wellness:
Gretchen Reynolds of The New York Times (11/27/13) reports on new research showing the benefits of daily exercise go beyond burning calories. In a nutshell, “'Exercise seemed to completely cancel out many of the changes induced by overfeeding and reduced activity,' said Dylan Thompson, a professor of health sciences at the University of Bath and senior author of the study. And where it did not countermand the impacts, he continued, it “softened” them, leaving the exercise group “better off than the nonexercise group,” despite engaging in equivalently insalubrious behavior. " Read the whole article below, and then get exercising!
Small Changes Add Up!
It is important to realize that actions have consequences. Train slow, race slow. Fail to train, well, fail. Making a difference in health starts with small steps. 200 calories a day plus/minus works out to 20 pounds over the course of a year. Below are two interesting videos on this subject.
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