Exercise

Running from Health: The Perils of Jogging

Long-Distance Jogging

In my book, Misguided Medicine, I dedicate an entire chapter to the modern jogging movement. The chapter starts with the storied run of Pheidippides, who ran all the way from the Battle of Marathon to Athens to deliver the message…
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Can Exercise Make You Fat?

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The thought of exercise actually making us fatter is impossible for most people to comprehend. Yet, judging by the continued increase in rates of obesity paralleled with increased rates of gym membership, we are clearly doing something wrong. What if…
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Exercise: When Less is More

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  With summer behind us and the days shortening, daily activity and exercise become even more important. No longer does the weather and late sunsets welcome us outside, easily allowing us to engage in sports, activities, and exercise.   Motivation…
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On-the-Go: Healthy Travel Tips

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  We have officially reached vacation season. Many vacationers are undergoing crash diets and exercise programs to shape up for the beach or a visit overseas. However, few think about methods to keep the weight off and stay healthy once…
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Sprinting from Lions to Health

  490 BC. The time of year was August. Caveman Doctor was at war with a woolly mammoth, and Greece and Persia were battling each other in Marathon.  Greece emerged victorious, and Pheidippides took it upon himself to sprint the…
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