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January 2012

What is the Skinny on Your Weight?

With the impending New Year and the number one New Year’s resolution being weight loss, have you ever considered your weight based on the current standards set?Do you ever wonder how the standards have been set and why you may or may not be within “healthy or ideal” range?The actual terminology of “ideal body weight” was originally recognized by the life insurance industry, specifically Metropolitan Life in 1943, for the purposes of …Read More

New Year’s Miracle Weight Loss Drug or Not?

So the time of year has come to put your New Year’s resolutions into action, but buyer beware! There are many tempting products on the market claiming to help you achieve your goal in a quick, sustainable manner. However, beware of any claims that are too good to be true. Do you remember back in the 80s and mid-90s all the hype about a miracle weight loss combination pill Fen-Phen, …Read More

Get Ready for The Slopes

With the colder winter season comes our winter sports, such as snow boarding and skiing. The snow season is such a short season, it poses a problem for the unconditioned skier or snowboarder. A well-intentioned day on the slopes could be sidelined by injuries due to fatigue and lack of proper physical conditioning. Even the best athlete needs to prepare his or her body for the change of sports especially …Read More