Four Exercises That Might be Making Your Knee Pain Worse (& What to do Instead)

Even if you love boot camp fitness classes, your knees might have a different opinion. While boot camp classes are great for getting your heart rate up, building strength, and burning calories, they also are often comprised of exercises that, when done incorrectly, are not great for your knees. Listed below are four highly common… Read More

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Weight Management Studies: Comparing DLW with TEE

Research Paper Title Establishing energy requirements for body weight maintenance: validation of an intake-balance method. Background Experimentally establishing a group’s body weight maintenance energy requirement is an important component of metabolism research. At present, the reference approach for measuring the metabolizable energy intake (MEI) from foods required for body weight maintenance in non-confined subjects is… Read More

Do You Have a Big Heart?

“Because the heart size of a healthy person is dependent on body weight, the ratio of heart volume (kg) to body weight was determined. The normal values for untrained males and females were 11.7 ± 0.19 and 9.7 ± 0.15, respectively. In contrast, elite athletes engaged in endurance sports reached values of 18 to 20 (114) [Reindell, Koenig… Read More

Bar Brothers ‘The System’ Review by Man vs Weight

If you are interested in calisthenics and bodyweight training, then you might be intrigued by ‘The System’ developed by the Bar Brothers. Bar Brothers is one of the most popular worldwide bodyweight training movements designed to build an athletic, muscular body with nothing more than your own body weight (and occasionally a heave bar). Bar… Read More

What are the Weight Management Experiences of Overweight & Obese RN Personnel?

Research Paper Title Weight Management Experiences of Overweight and Obese Royal Navy Personnel. Abstract Interviews with 21 overweight and obese Royal Navy (RN) personnel were conducted to understand their perceived facilitators and barriers to weight management. It was found that the following themes were perceived as relevant to participants’ weight management experiences in the RN: The naval environment and… Read More

Is the an Association between Takeaway Food & Body Weight?

Research Paper Title Associations between Exposure to Takeaway Food Outlets, Takeaway Food Consumption, and Body Weight in Cambridgeshire, UK: Population Based, Cross Sectional Study. Objectives To examine the association between environmental exposure to takeaway food outlets, takeaway food consumption, and body weight, while accounting for home, work place, and commuting route environments. Design Population based,… Read More

How to Invite Participants to Medical Studies!

Research Paper Title Determinants of Non- response to a Second Assessment of Lifestyle Factors and Body Weight in the EPIC-PANACEA Study. Background This paper discusses whether baseline demographic, socio-economic, health variables, length of follow-up and method of contacting the participants predict non-response to the invitation for a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight… Read More