Weekend Roundup – PTO, ER visits from health supplements, and sitting

“Discipline equals freedom.”  – Jocko Willink A few things that caught my eye this week: Health supplements send thousands to the ER each year. The ripple effect of parents not using their vacation time. Is sitting really the new smoking? New study finds no associations between sitting and all-cause mortality. My blog on the same study. […]

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Stop kidding ourselves; weight loss isn’t about more exercise

A provocative editorial ran in the British Journal of Sports Medicine recently claiming one important point about obesity and weight loss: it’s not because we don’t exercise. If you look at physical activity levels across countries with a high or low prevalence of obesity, there isn’t much difference in daily calorie expenditure. For example, one […]

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