Tagged: fitness

When we lose weight, where does it go? - Guest Work

Guest Author Mar 15, 2018

Ruben Meerman, UNSW and Andrew Brown, UNSW This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales. Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed … Read More

Get fit, lose weight, with just two wheels - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Mar 18, 2016

Once our species used to move.  We crossed oceans, rivers and mountains that were an obstacle to many of species.  We spread into Asia, Europe and the Americas.  In the Pacific Polynesians explored and settled islands as disparate as Hawaii, Easter Island and Aotearoa. We ran. We are such adept runners we can (potentially) run 42 km without stopping, just … Read More

Fitness versus fatness - Food Stuff

Amanda Johnson Feb 16, 2010

It’s a long-standing debate — can you be fat and healthy as long as you are fit, or is it bad to be fat, full stop? The debate came to New Zealand earlier this month when Professor Steven Blair presented at a conference at the University of Otago on the crucial role of physical activity in the prevention … Read More