Science Debunks the Jolly Fat Man Myth
Maybe Santa is jolly, and a little corpulent, but research seems to indicate that big people are not happier.
Ideal Body Weight: Is There Such a Thing?
Lean and fat mass change together, making the whole process more complicated.
Obesity Is Bigger Than BMI
BMI is one indicator of obesity, but other markers also need to be taken into account.
Peers, PRs, and the People Quotient: A New App to Track Your Progress
Breaking Muscle has a new PR Tracker app for iOS and Android.
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The Scale Lies: Why The DEXA Scan Is Best
Forget holding your breath under water and toss those old calipers. The new standard for measuring body composition is the DEXA scan. Find out what it is and how to get one.
Abdominal Workouts Not Effective For Losing Abdominal Fat
Abdominal exercises are all the rage today promising to melt away fat, remove love handles, and give you 6 pack abs.
Water Workouts Better for Postmenopausal Women
Finding an exercise program that is fun and effective, while also gentle on joints and musculature in an aging body can be as simple as stepping into a pool.
Body Adiposity Index - A New BMI?
The Body Mass Index (BMI) has been used to assess body fat for many years. The BMI is number calculated using weight and height.
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