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  • Weightlifting can be helpful for obese kids

    Weightlifting can be helpful for obese kids
    It goes without saying that children who are obese would benefit from aerobic exercise. However, they're likely to find the idea of going for a jog or spending half an hour on a treadmill about as appealing as watching Congress debate the fine points of tax policy on C-SPAN.
  • The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns

    The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns
    Whenever I hear about some amazing way to boost resting metabolism, my male-bovine-droppings detector goes berserk. Take the perennially popular one stating that 1 pound of muscle burns an extra 50 calories a day while at rest — so if you gain 10...

    The mind, as it evolves

    In the fall of 2005, psychiatrist J. Anderson Thomson Jr. was treating an 18-year-old college freshman whom he describes as "intensely depressed, feeling suicidal and doing self-cutting." A few years before, Thomson says, he would have interpreted her...

    Cue the DJ and crank up the laser lights cause it's time to work out

     
    You've taken your share of cardio dance classes, even tried some Zumba and Yoga Booty Ballet to mix things up. But despite the great exercise, you still don't feel like you've found a workout that allows you to really let...

    Waiting for a liver transplant, she tries to reclaim the rhythm of her life

    Waiting for a liver transplant, she tries to reclaim the rhythm of her life
    WHEN you're lying in bed and can't keep food down, muscle metabolizes first. Dr. Zhaoping Li, my UCLA clinical nutritionist, says the rate is two to three pounds of muscle wasted for every pound of fat. Bug-eyed and big-bellied with fluid after four...