Archive for March, 2010

High-fructose corn syrup causes extra weight gain

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on March 26 2010 Add Comments

More information on the fructose topic.  A Princeton University research team has released a study finding that high-fructose corn syrup prompts considerably more weight gain than table sugar – though the caloric intake is the same. In addition to causing significant weight gain in lab animals, long-term consumption of high-fructose corn syrup also led to [...]

You don’t need a gym

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on March 17 2010 Add Comments

On the biggest loser last week they did a “work week”. The contestants were working eight hour days plus a commute at a local food bank.  A really big deal was made about “not having access to the gym” and “the gym is closing at 7:45″.  This was pretty frustrating to me because you don’t [...]

Back on the bike!

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on March 12 2010 Add Comments

Hello Friday!  I decided to forgo the circuit exercises today and to run instead.  Yesterday’s run was pretty painful, despite all the work I’ve done it seems staying cooped up inside the past few months, and my inability to endure the treadmill seems to have really taken a toll on my running endurance. Ten minutes [...]