March 16, 2011

Lose Weight While You’re Eating?!

When I was browsing the internet the other day, I came across one of the most absurd inventions I have ever seen: the Knife and Fork Lift.  What is it?  Well, it’s basically a knife and fork made out of dumbbells, so you can actually lift weight while you dine.  “Turn Eating into Exercise!” the company’s website boasts.  All I could think when I saw it was, “seriously???” Read the rest of this entry »

June 3, 2010

Protein Shakes And Your Health

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Several men that I know consume protein shakes almost daily to try to bulk up as quick as they can. These work-out-aholics drink the shakes to boost for their fitness performance, and I don’t think they have ever considered the fact that they could be bad for you. Protein shakes are consumed by a multitude of individuals every year, from teens to body builders, and they might not be as safe as we once thought.

A new Consumer Reports study  is showing that over-consuming some of these protein shakes can be dangerous and may cause health problems over time.

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