My Big Fat Fabulous Life

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My summer trip ended early, and I had to spend a couple weeks in a hotel room. In hotel rooms I often find myself doing something I rarely do, which is watch television. A LOT of television. Stupid amounts. The kind of TV-watching where you only stand up to dust the potato chip crumbs off of your shirt. I would have bought a bedpan to avoid having to go to the bathroom, but I would have had to...

Does Exercise Work for Weight Loss?

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By Matt Stone Does exercise work for weight loss? This is an age-old question in health circles. I have thought about and studied the general effectiveness of exercise for weight loss and general weight regulation for an eternity it seems. We are undeniably conditioned to believe that exercise is a powerful tool for weight loss. By burning lots of calories and getting into better shape,...

The Psychology of Achievement

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By Scott Abel from www.scottabelfitness.com Part of the reasons I like to share articles with Matt at 180DegreeHealth is because he “gets” the expansive notion of health and fitness. “Health” has to be about much more than arguing about whether carbs are good or bad and the rest of the noise that passes for “useful information” on the net. Health must also refer to “being a member in good...

How to Build Muscle (for Hardgainers)

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By Scott Abel Get Scott’s first Amazon-published book for just 99 cents on 1/26/15 HERE. In terms of the glory-days of my time with a World-Class physique combined with my expertise, things were going well. At the height of my “physique” career which was also close to the end of my physique career – I had a lot of balls in the air. I had my own column in one of the industry’s top magazines...

New Study Invalidates the Law of Thermodynamics

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Hey everyone, Rob here. Recently came across an article What If Obesity Is Nobody’s Fault? I thought it was interesting and sent it over to Matt and Ari Whitten to get their take, and it ended up being pretty insightful, and right up the alley of 180D readers. Below is the lightly edited transcript of our exchanges. ROB: Hey Ari, Came across this article- ‘ What If Obesity Is Nobody’s Fault?’...

Katy Bowman

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I got me a big ol’ marlin on the line this time! A couple years ago the 180DegreeHealth comments were overtaken by talk of this woman that I just “had to” get to know. And that’s Katy Bowman. The commenters felt that she was this beacon of awesomeness similar to the Great One but with all of her focus primarily on the biomechanical and postural origins of illness. They...
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