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BMI, what it is and why it is driving eating disorders.

I’ve talked about eating disorders before and how media and public views of weight issues affect our perception of the sizes and shapes of the human body, what I haven’t talked about is some of the more specific tendencies that might have triggered an increasing incidence of eating disorders. 1,437 more words

Health And Lifestyle

How To Avoid Weight Gain In Later Life

This post was inspired by reading a LetsRun.com forum thread on the subject. Here are two contributions that stood out to me:

The first.

I’m 6’1″ and ran competitively until my early 30’s.

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Fitness And Triathlon

How I Lost 15lbs Overnight!

Ok, obviously that was a cheap trick to get you to open this post. I really did lose 15 lbs.  Actually more like 30, but it was far from overnight. 561 more words


What is in a Number?

I’m starting to think that my ‘ideal weight’ is an unrealistic number. Why did I pick this number? Have I ever been my ideal weight? Was it in high school? 278 more words

Weight Loss Exercise

Working towards ideal weight as per BMI

Summer bodies are made in winter – hard work always pays off – no matter the cause

Two weeks of exercise, healthy eating, lots of water, enough sleep – let’s see what happens in the next week.  276 more words

Fitness & Weight Loss

All we can truly hope for is to be healthy. Right now I’m not. I’m also obese, at least by medical standards. Looking at me, most people would say I’m fat or chubby, but not obese. 533 more words

11 Great Apps for College Students

There are million and one apps out there. Some are nonsense, some are great. Some are just for fun and others are great for productivity. Below are the apps I use most often to help me with school and this time in my life. 1,050 more words