The popular story of how low-carb diets work goes something like this: Reducing your carbohydrate in...
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I Look Like Fit gives step by step instructions on how to get a comprehensive workout in with no gym equipment in sight.
Zen Habits provides 10 unbeatable tips to overcoming micro-addictions.
You may be feeling the financial pinch, but your workout certainly doesn’t have to. Blogger 60 in 3 tells you how to score some serious bargains on everything you need for fitness.
Thinking of ditching the gym in favor of home workouts? Burning the Scale gives you a shopping list (and a few handy tips!) to get started.Read More
Diet Blog profiles a recent study suggesting that teens in the U.K can’t recognize even the most common fruits and vegetables (and we’re pretty sure this applies to teens on this side of the pond too!)
Dr. Briffa sorts through various studies and reports on the relationship between cholesterol and heart risk.
Elastic Waist offers up some non-dairy sources of calcium (but be warned – not all of them are Primal friendly!)
Thought you didn’t need a guide to sex? Think again. The Complete Idiot’s Guide folks have churned out a book all about sexual health and fitness and the ladies over at Fit Bottomed Girls have a complete review (and promise not to blush the whole way through!)Read More
Squeezing in a last minute summer vacation? 60 in 3 shares his secrets for creating the ultimate hotel workout (using only hotel room furniture and a very heavy suitcase!)
Overrun with squash, Cranky Fitness dishes up some innovative – and healthy – recipes to use it all up!
The Consumerist blows the lid off the “light” fruit juice craze, finding that, in reality, the key is to just add water.
Want to live a “waste not, want not” life? Blogger Dumb Little Man has some pretty smart tips to get you on track.Read More
Stephan at Whole Health Source covered the link between n-6 fat consumption from vegetable oils and homicide.
Always wanted to master the one armed push-up? Jim at Beast Skills gives you a complete tutorial (including some inspirational video clips!)
File under completely unnecessary: Diet Blog profiles Yoghund, a new frozen yogurt for dogs (and it’s organic too!).
Want to extend your eco-friendly ways to the office environment? Dumb Little Man offers 9 tips for creating a green workspace.
Here are some of our faves from around the net in the last week. Share yours with fellow Apples in the comment boards!
60 in 3 profiles the latest fad diet – one where you limit yourself to under 500 calories a day AND have to give yourself a shot EVERY FREAKIN’ DAY!
Body Recomposition takes a long (it’s a multi-part series but it’s well worth the read) about the hormones that influence body composition.
Chris over at Conditioning Research gives his thoughts on the merits of functional training.Read More
Zen to Fitness (a great new blog by the way) gives us (like we needed any more 😉 ) reasons to start sprinting today.
Eye on FDA examines whether its morally fair for pharmacists and physicians to object to certain treatments or procedures.
Something biting you? HealthBolt compiles a list of various online sources that will help you track down the culprit (and creep you out in the process).
With news reports suggesting that more Americans are turning to the Web for more info, Junkfood Science discusses a recent Journal of Internal Medicine paper suggesting that blogs written by medical professionals could threaten the integrity of the medical field.Read More
Need to shore up your emergency preparedness plans? Blogger Cranky Fitness has a how-to-guide that will cover just about every disaster possible!
As if you needed more proof that BMI measures are inaccurate, Dr. Briffa profiles two studies released this week showing you exactly why you shouldn’t get hung up on the numbers.
HealthBolt profiles the benefits of flossing…especially for the guys.
Everyone might be talking about Michael Phelps’ Olympic records, but Junkfood Science gets the real scoop on his INSANE diet.Read More
60 in 3 reminds us that while there are a lot of new-fangled devices out there for sculpting six-pack abs, sometimes getting on the floor and bustin’ out a few good ol’ fashioned crunches is the best (and cheapest) way to get an ab workout.
Almost Vegetarian shows us that olive oil can be subbed in for butter (even in baking!)
The Diet Blog profiles a graphic that recently ran in the New York Times depicting exactly what it is the “typical” American is noshing on these days.
Summer weather got you feeling lazy? Dumb Little Man offers six reasons to shake the lazy bug.Read More
Blogger 60 in 3 extols the virtues of a sloooow workout to speed up results.
Adventures in Ethics and Science profiles a recent article that explores the wild world of our sense of taste…and how food companies plan to exploit it for their own gains.
Calorie Lab blasts the Center for Consumer Freedom for their recent portrayal of the nation’s obesity epidemic as nothing more than hype!
A guest blogger at Diabetes Mine shares her story about learning how important exercise and diet is in controlling diabetes.
Diet Blog offers a nutritional guide for overcoming common sports injuries.Read More
Fitsugar has a plan that will have you doing 100 push-ups in only 6 weeks.
Gearing up for a vacation? Blogger A Hearty Life profiles a study suggesting that a trip isn’t just good for the mind, it actually improves the heart!
Arthur DeVany posts a cute cartoon with a not-so-cute message about our future.
Cranky Fitness issues a call to scientists to please get cracking on a few developments she thinks would revolutionize the way we live.
Diabetes Notes profiles a study suggesting that our nation’s childhood obesity epidemic is going to, within a few years, lead to an epidemic of type 2 diabetes.Read More