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aerobic exercise should be considered a viable option for combating the decline of aerobic capacity and loss of muscle mass that occurs with the normal aging process. Until then, you and I will have to stick with good old weight training.


Your mother is in a seriously dangerous place, and this really is in the realm of nutrition and medicine more than physical fitness (as far as priorities go). Her endocrine, cardiovascular, muscular, and skeletal systems have to be off-the-charts bad. There's a good movie that came out recently called Fed Up: it lays out a lot of the more horrible aspects ...


The weight you're gaining and losing is water weight. Water binds to glucose and salt, amongst other things in your diet. It's simply not possible to remove 5lbs of fat, muscle, or bone from someone (without a knife) in 1-2 days. If you want to gain muscle and be fit, you should look into an effective strength training program like Starting Strength and ...


First off, great work on getting your nutrition squared away. The habits you've developed will put on you a lifelong trajectory of health: it's really not an overstatement to say that it's one of the most important things you could have done for yourself. I'll try to answer your direct question first: May I also add that I'm currently 18, and have a ...

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