Fat, Thin, Healthy - Which is it?

Society says that thin people are fit people. I'm not talking 'healthy', I'm talking 'fit'. You can argue if you want, but you know it is true. All those health and fitness magazines don't have large size models. But, many of us DO know that a larger person isn't necessarily an unhealthy person just as being thin doesn't make you healthy or physically fit. ...more
@alienbody Happy Thanksgiving! Thanks for the hint on another great place to exercise in SV. ... more

What Do You Plan To Do On The Day After Thanksgiving?

It's a pretty safe bet that you'll be spending some time having a nice meal with friends and/or family on Thanksgiving.  Unless you're one of the super sale fanatics planning to take advantage of early bird sales on Thanksgiving night this year.  What we'd like to know in this week's poll is what do you plan to do the day after Thanksgiving?...more
It's pretty warm here in Northern California.  I think we will take a long bike ride in the hills! more

Fat, Thin, Healthy - Which is it?

Society says that thin people are fit people. I'm not talking 'healthy', I'm talking 'fit'. You can argue if you want, but you know it is true. All those health and fitness magazines don't have large size models. But, many of us DO know that a larger person isn't necessarily an unhealthy person just as being thin doesn't make you healthy or physically fit. ...more
@alienbody Wow.  What a cool coincidence - I live in Silicon Valley too!  This is the area I ... more

Fat, Thin, Healthy - Which is it?

Society says that thin people are fit people. I'm not talking 'healthy', I'm talking 'fit'. You can argue if you want, but you know it is true. All those health and fitness magazines don't have large size models. But, many of us DO know that a larger person isn't necessarily an unhealthy person just as being thin doesn't make you healthy or physically fit. ...more
This is a very good topic.  I'm an exercise physiologist and have worked in nutrition and ... more