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#BYOBT Be Your Own Boss in Health & Fitness 'Meaningful Monday' Tip!

This week’s Be Your Own Boss in Health and Fitness Tip is: You do not have to starve to get results you can see! The average fitness pro, model, athlete and/or competitor eats about every 3 hours, eating frequently throughout the day helps the digestive system stay active helping one to avoid a slowing metabolism. 290 more words


The First Question after BMI

A Refinement of BMI

It’s usually not the number of pounds you weigh that indicates a risk for disease, but rather the percentage of those pounds that are made up of fat rather than muscle. 224 more words


Expansion Plans

The American obesity epidemic continues to take it’s toll, despite warnings to the contrary. What is really alarming, is news that although our collective body mass is not expanding, our waistlines are. 87 more words


#BYOBT - Be Your Own Boss in Health and Fitness Tips

#BYOBT Health and Fitness Meaningful Monday Tip: Working out does not make you bulky, what you are eating does. It doesn’t matter how much you lift, you are not going to get the results you need without the proper eating routine.  322 more words


Waistlines of US adults continue to increase

The prevalence of abdominal obesity and average waist circumference increased among U.S. adults from 1999 to 2012, according to a study in the September 17 issue of JAMA. 403 more words

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Americans' Waistlines Are Growing Ever Larger

I came across an interesting article citylab.com. It points to some recent on studies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and others. The key data is tabulated in the picture below. 107 more words