Study Finds Risks Posed by Diets That Aren’t ‘Medically Necessary’

A recent study, published in the journal Qualitative Health Research, details the serious long-term effects of weight cycling, and diets that are not “medically necessary.” Weight cycling, also referred to as yo-yo dieting, is when a person regains the weight they lost, or possibly more, motivating them to pursue increasingly “unsustainable” dietary methods. The small … Read more

20 Best Exercises for Every Muscle, According to Science

Brace your abs and raise your hips into the air as described above, but keep your knees straight. From there, bend your knees and roll the ball back toward you. Keep your hips elevated throughout the set.Everyone who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some men … Read more

Teens Are Increasingly Underestimating Their Weight

By many measures, teen obesity is an international public health crisis, with data showing that 340 million adolescents worldwide are affected, a number that’s risen tenfold in the last half century. The largest study to date of how teenagers perceive their own weight—encompassing 40 countries and 16 years—suggests that the same teens are increasingly underestimating … Read more