MEN’S FITNESS: WHERE THE FITTEST PEOPLE IN AMERICA LIVE IN 2016
“Based on combined data from over 10 million Fitbit users in 2015, the average number of steps, calories burned, active minutes, resting heart rate, and quality of sleep was collected to determine the fittest cities in America. All the cities below have residents or visitors with top levels of activity in their everyday life.” Read full story.
VOX: Why You Shouldn’t Exercise to Lose Weight, Explained with 60+ Studies
“To explore the effects of more exercise on weight, researchers have followed everybody from people training for marathons to sedentary young twins, and post-menopausal overweight and obese women who ramp up their physical activity through running, cycling, or personal training sessions. Most people in these studies typically only lost a few pounds…” Read full story.
WEB MD: Coffee, Wine May Mean Healthy Gut; Sodas May Not
“The food you eat and the medicines you take can alter your gut bacteria in ways that either help or harm your health, two new studies suggest. Foods like fruits, vegetables, coffee, tea, wine, yogurt and buttermilk can increase the diversity of bacteria in a person’s intestines. And that diversity can help ward off illness, said Dr. Jingyuan Fu, senior author of one of the studies.” Read full story.