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Obesity is the public health crisis of the twenty-first century. Over 150 million Americans are overweight or obese, and across the globe an estimated 1.5 billion are affected. In A Big Fat Crisis, Dr. Deborah A. Cohen has created a major new work that will transform the conversation surrounding the modern weight crisis. Based on her own extensive research, as well as the latest insights from behavioral economics and cognitive science, Cohen reveals what drives the obesity epidemic and how we...
Coughlin starts the book with a statement that "almost defies belief: old age is made up." He's not saying that our bodies don't age, but that "old" is a social construct invented over the last 150 years, the traditional notion of retirement, that no longer works. "Today, we’re stuck with a notion of oldness that is so utterly at odds with reality that it has become dangerous." A notion that it's all about decline, about taking
Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness has a strange health & fitness analogy for you involving gnomes & underpants. Episode 244: Are You Collecting a Pile of Underpants by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Health & Fitness Morning Inspiration & Motivation). Steve Kamb started exercising back in high school without really knowing what he was doing. Through high school and college, he made every training mistake known to man and got zero results. It wasn’t until he graduated coll...