Tag: weekend link love
Need another reason to eat your broccoli? A Hearty Life profiles this cruciferous vegetables? heart healthy benefits.
We?ve talked a lot about the dangers of overtraining before, and now blogger Arthur De Vany gives us the top 10 reasons not to run a marathon.
Ever wondered if that whole service with a smile thing is correct? Cognitive Daily profiles a study that suggests negative facial expressions can detract us from the task at hand.
Make the most of this fine fall weather and take a hike this week. Not prepared to hit the hills? Cranky Fitness has a guide for the out-of-shape hiker.
Congrats to Dave C. at Dave Gets Fit!! who dumped statins, made some serious lifestyle changes (read high fat diet) and is getting healthier by the day.
There are many benefits to making your own meals, but sometimes cooking can be a risky endeavor! Reduce your risk of incurring an injury (serious or otherwise) with Almost Vegetarian’s top seven kitchen safety tips.
Experiencing joint pain related to arthritis? Sean at Blog of Herbs suggests a few natural remedies.
Conditioning Research profiles a few functional training moves taken from Krav Maga, a form of martial arts.
Need some cocktail party fodder? A Hearty Life shared 10 Hearty Facts about (you guessed it) hearts.
Conditioning Research reviews a recent journal that touches on how obesity and inflammation are related.
Diet Blog examines the differences between a diet and a “diet cult” (hint: it’s all about the results and the way you feel!)
Still struggling with that to-do list? Dumb Little Man won’t tell you how to get your tasks done, but he (or in this case, she) will teach you how to make the list itself more effective.
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.
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!)
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.
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.
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.
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.