Blogs about Obesity

Why Exercise May Be More Important than Body Fat

Keeping body fat in check and getting plenty of exercise are both proven ways to improve health. But the latter may help you recover faster after a stroke, a new study suggests. 

Why Americans are Fat, Overweight, and Sick

It doesn’t take much observation to realize why Americans are overweight. Just go to your nearest grocery store, and don’t go in. Yep you read correctly. Just drive around. Watch and observe the people driving around and around sharking for the closest spot. One doesn’t have to even step foot in the store to see the laziness. Look around you for the shopping carts strewn all over (depends on the store).

International course on exercise and obesity in India

My continuing education course for fitness professionals approved by ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NASM, NSCA, and CanFitPro with a focus on exercise and obesity took place in Chandigarh, India.http://www.fitproworkshops.com

What Americans Can Learn from Canadians

I never had much interest or knowledge about Canada growing up. All I knew was that Canada would be the butt of joke for many Americans.

Is Soda Bad for Your Brain? (And is Diet Soda Worse?)

Both sugary, diet drinks correlated with accelerated brain agingAmericans love sugar. Together we consumed nearly 11 million metric tons of it in 2016, according to the US Department of Agriculture, much of it in the form of sugar-sweetened beverages like sports drinks and soda.

The world tour of my live workshop goes to Asia!

After Europe, Middle East, and the USA the world tour of my international continuing education course for fitness professionals goes to Asia starting from India!http://www.fitproworkshops.com

Canada As I see It

On July 3rd I crossed the border into the large and beautiful country of Canada. It was a trip over a year in the making that had absolutely nothing to do with fitness, which is what I wanted. After spending the month of May teaching over 60 group exercise classes along with my personal training schedule I was burned. I accepted a position in a balloon shop to study more about my balloon hobby. 

CEC Accreditation by CanFitPro

Another one accreditation for my continuing education course! After the approval by ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NASM, and NSCA, it has just been approved by CanFitPro providing 4.0 CECs to all CanFitPro certified fitness professionals.www.fitproworkshops.com

Want to get Healthy? Take a Nap!

Centuries ago, it was common for people to sleep 8 to 9 hours each day. But now, only about 25% of Americans get 8 or more hours of sleep. "The foundations of good health are good diet, good exercise and good sleep, but two out of three doesn't get you there," -- Dr. Anne Calhoun, neurology professor, University of North Carolina. Eating healthily and getting plenty of exercise are not enough to make up for the danger that sleep deprivation poses to your health.

International Workshop on Exercise for Overweight and Obesity in Lebanon

A 2-day comprehensive continuing education course on exercise for overweight and obesity took place on July 8-9, 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon organized by the Inspire Fitness Academy.http://www.fitproworkshops.com