Blogs about Obesity

HAES.....really?

I'm sure by now we have all heard of HAES, or Health At Every Size; though this is a "feel good" theme, is it the messege we want to send to people? Children? I may catch a bit of flack for this, but I'm going to share my views and hopefully open up a healthy discussion on this issue.

Debut in Southeast Asia!

The first comprehensive professional education program for exercise specialists in weight management is now a reality in Southeast Asia! A successful course took place in Manila, Philippines and another one has already been scheduled in March 2018.http://www.fitproworkshops.com

2017 Asian Tour Vol. 2

Spreading the message that qualified exercise professionals should be working on the front line in the fight against the greatest global public health challenge of our century in the Philippines and China!http://www.fitproworkshops.com

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.