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New study says obesity triggered by genetic 'light switch' — not overeating or inherited traits

VANCOUVER — Researchers have discovered a genetic “switch” so potent that it can doom one person to a lifetime of obesity while another remains normal, even in genetically identical twins. 408 more words


Day 37 - I Know it's Possible.

I don’t keep a scale in my home because I have never found it to be helpful. It tends to become a tool of dumb obsessions and behaviors that are more part of the problem than the solution. 597 more words

Workout Updates

Hey guys! Yesterday’s workout was crazyyy! My roommate and I did not one, but two, HIIT workouts that touched on cardio, legs, arms, and were hard on the core. 237 more words


Thursday's Work Out

I want to start this post with a huge Thank You to all the people visiting my site and reading my stuff. I have had a lot of feedback about how my journey makes people *almost* want to start their own. 307 more words


DAY 51: Bodyweight workout before Chinese New Year

It has been a tiring day today as Chinese New Year is round the corner. Like every good Chinese who loves his culture, during this period, I would be busy spring cleaning. 310 more words

Health And Fitness

Make this the year of the 'no-diet'

“We’re not designed to diet, we’re designed to move,” says Jean-Pierre Despres, a professor in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine at Universite Laval who specializes in the study of obesity management. 804 more words


See where the biggest battles of the bulge are playing out across the globe as obesity rates rise

There’s no mistaking it: the world is getting fatter. The prevalence of obesity has more than doubled since 1980 and is rapidly advancing in surprising places — Egypt, Argentina and the United Arab Emirates. 97 more words