Fittest Cities in the USA

Fittest metropolitan areas in the United States, according to the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) annual American Fitness Index™ (AFI) Rank Metropolitan Area 2012 Score 2011 Rank 2011 Score 1. Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. 76.4 1 77.2 2. Washington, D.C. 75.8 2 76.8 3. Boston, Mass. 70.0 3 69.1 4. San Francisco, Calif. 69.0 6…

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Body Adiposity Index (BAI): Is the Body Mass Index Obsolete?

Body Mass Index Obsolete After 200 years… yes absolutely. This formula can be so inaccurate it can, classify a trained bodybuilder, with 6% body fat, as obese. The U.S. Army has used this type of standardized measurement for years and fit soldiers have actually been pushed out of the service for having too much muscle.…

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Women Gain Weight After Marriage, Men After Divorce?

Apparently men gained so much weight after getting a divorce that it can cause health problems. Women on the other hand get fat after marriage. Personally I’ve never seen a man gain weight after divorce, I think both sexes get lazy and fat after the big day. But a new study at Ohio State University…

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Using Brown Fat to Burn Fat

Brown adipose tissue (BAT) is one of two types of fat or adipose tissue (the other being white adipose tissue) found in mammals. Its primary function is to generate body heat and it can convert food energy directly into heat, while white fat stores energy. Brown fat converts food energy directly into heat. It is…

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