Something You Should Know about Exercise


Why Every Calorie Counts

July 2, 2015

 

Interview with Kent Sasse, M.D., author of the book Life-Changing Weight Loss: Feel More Energetic and Live a More Active Life with a Proven, Medically Based Weight Loss Program (Sasse Guide)

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Anyone who's tried knows that losing weight isn’t easy, but…

 

Kent Sasse M.D.:
Just remember that every calorie you burn does count so it doesn’t need to be one hour solid of sweating at the gym on a fancy machine.
 


Dr. Kent Sasse

Looking At Exercise Differently

June 25, 2015

 

Interview with Michelle Segar, author of the book No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness

 

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Mike Carruthers:

We all know that regular exercise is critical to good health so why do so many of us never seem to get around to it.

 

Michelle Segar:

There’s two primary reasons and the first one is that they’re not motivated. And the second reason is because people in society don’t give themselves permission to prioritize their own self-care.
 


Michelle Segar

How Your Brain Can Sabotage

June 26, 2015

 

Interview with Kelly Traver M.D., author of the book The Program: The Brain-Smart Approach to the Healthiest You: The Life-Changing 12-Week Method

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you've ever tried to change a habit or improve your health you know it can be difficult to make it stick.

 

Kelly Traver M.D.:
And the reason for that is that your whole body and brain is really based on this homeostasis principle - which is to keep everything the same.
 


Dr. Kelly Traver

The Struggle To Be Thin - Part 2

April 23, 2015

 

Interview with Harriett Brown, author of the book Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight--and What We Can Do about It

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Being thin is an obsession in our culture and certain 1 reason for that is…

 

Harriett Brown:
People make a lot of money telling us we need to be thinner no matter how we get there.

 


Harriett Brown

The Struggle To Be Thin

April 22, 2015

 

Interview with Harriett Brown, author of the book Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight--and What We Can Do about It

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You supposedly have an ideal body weight based on your body mass index or BMI.

 

Harriett Brown:
There couldn’t be a measure that was less scientifically based than that. BMI is just accrued ratio between height and weight and it was never meant as a measure of individual people’s health it was developed as a way to look at populations in a big picture way and make some generalizations.

 


Harriett Brown

Being Fat Isn't Always Unhealthy

April 6, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Carl J. Lavie, author of the book The Obesity Paradox: When Thinner Means Sicker and Heavier Means Healthier

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Sure it would be great if everybody was thin, fit and healthy but…

 

Dr. Carl Lavie:
Our research that we’ve been doing for 15 years has really pointed out that fat is not always the devil and in fact fitness is much more important than fatness with regard to long-term prognosis.

 


Dr. Carl J. Lavie

Reversing The Aging Process - Part 2

March 11, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, author of the book Real Age, are You as Young as You Can Be?
www.realage.com

 

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Mike Carruthers:
We’re all getting older and there’s nothing we can do about it. Right? Wrong.

 

Dr. Michael Roizen:
But we also have an actual age of our body. And your body can be many years younger or older than your calendar age.
 


Dr. Michael Roizen

How To Prevent Dementia Later In Life

March 5, 2015

 

Interview with Norman Doige, author of the book The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity

 

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Mike Carruthers:
So much has been learned in recent years about our brains and how our behavior affects their function.

 

Norman Doige:
There are things that we can do to protect ourselves from cognitive decline for instance.

 


Norman Doige

Losing Weight By Burning More Calories

January 9, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Andrew Packard, author of the book The Packard Weight Health Plan

 

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Mike Carruthers: 
One of the best ways to control your weight is to burn more calories.

 

Andrew Packard: 
10% of the calories that you burn each day are on the work of digestion.
 


Dr. Andrew Packard

Exercise & Pain

January 7, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Steven J. Barrer, author of the book Exercise Will Hurt You

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Exercise is a big New Year’s resolution topic but there’s a problem with exercise we don’t discuss much; injury.

 

Dr. Steven J. Barrer:
I don’t personally know anybody who exercises routinely or participates in sports or both who hasn’t been injured – it’s just inevitable.
 


Dr. Steven Barrer

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