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Playing over the bar.

Okay, playing on a pull-up bar is just plain fun.  If all you have is a TRX rack, life isn’t over, just make accommodations.  The first problem is the equilateral triangle cage over the top of the bars.   82 more words

Use obesity surgery more often for diabetes, guidelines urge

WASHINGTON — International diabetes organizations are calling for weight-loss surgery to become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are only mildly… 556 more words

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Sutcliffe: Weight loss is a matter of biology, not willpower

There’s a great temptation to view body weight as purely a consequence of personal choice, a simplistic perspective to which I subscribed for a long time. 658 more words

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For half her life, doctors told her to lose weight, but something else was going on

To Deborah E. Savage, a trip to the doctor was frequently an exercise in humiliation.

For more than 15 years, Savage’s doctors doled out the same advice: You need to stop… 1,309 more words

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Heading South....

Seating in front of the shattered mirror
staring balefully at her reflection with brows in a furrow
she surveyed the expanse of her buxom parts… 72 more words

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Pull ups, magic or just something cool?

Sure, most folks my age remember the day when all boys had pull up bars on the doorways of their room.  We’d all do a few and then go into the room, it was a ritual, but none of us thought much about it, after all, as elementary school students, we had to do them to as part of gym class. 246 more words

Overweight? You'll Live The Longest

A massive study spanning nearly 40 years may change everything we think we know about what defines a healthy body weight.

First invented by Adolphe Quetelet in the mid 1800s, the Body Mass Index (or BMI) identifies four basic weight categories; underweight, normal/healthy weight, overweight and obese. 802 more words

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