Tagged: NEAT


Question – I’m an Obese Man, How Can I Lose Weight Without Running?

Answer – The best exercise to help weight loss is strength training. I have answers elsewhere about the best kind of training in that regard. However, exercise only aids weight loss, and does it in four ways: It reduces visceral fat. It makes you more insulin sensitive. It helps retain muscle while allowing fat to be used more for fuel instead of the muscle. It helps motivate you when you feel stronger and see your body change shape. Visceral fat is the fat around your organs under your muscles. It is more insulin sensitive and responds well to exercise. That...


Iowa Wellness Challenge – Top Five!

We started with two teams of 10 but adjusted to three teams of 7 each (LiveHealthyIowa.org). We have the Buffs (Teresa Captain), the Ruffs (Kimmie Captain), and the Tuffs (Robert Captain). It was a rocky start due to some logging in issues, but the admins at Iowa Wellness got us fixed. Team Tuffs is raging ahead. Captain Robert is a competitor, in it to win it! Ruffs had the toughest start due to the most logging in issues. Buffs have many new-to-fitness members who are developing new habits in their work day. This challenge is about moving, recording activity of...