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New study – we’re not getting fat because of inactivity, it’s diet

A piece from the N.Y. Times that discusses what’s more important for weight loss, diet or working-out:

Debunking the Hunter-Gatherer Workout

All of this means that if we want to end obesity, we need to focus on our diet and reduce the number of calories we eat, particularly the sugars our primate brains have evolved to love. We’re getting fat because we eat too much, not because we’re sedentary. Physical activity is very important for maintaining physical and mental health, but we aren’t going to Jazzercise our way out of the obesity epidemic.

 

It’s good to see a big publication talk about food in this way. It supports the argument made in my last piece - How Farmers Markets can give you a superior workout.

 

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Paddle 2 Live – Wednesday Workouts – 4 mile paddle

Have you ever left the shore? Gone beyond the surf into the open ocean? On a 10-foot foam board?

To many it’s a Wednesday ritual where they paddle 4 miles out to the RS4 Bell Buoy.

Seals love the buoy.

For others (like me) it’s a panic attack waiting to happen with images of sharks, storms, barracudas, and 100 foot waves. Not to mention the stamina needed to paddle 4 miles in the open ocean. Is that like running 4 miles?

I’m still gonna do it though. What is life without adventure, you know.

Here are the details.

Paddle 2 Live – Wednesday Workouts

Wednesdays · 6:30am – 8:30am

Newport Beach Pier (Blackies next to the dory launch)
2122 West Oceanfront
Newport Beach, CA 92663

Every Wednesday morning, rain or shine, choppy or glassy we will be paddling. Join us at the North side of the Newport Beach Pier (Blackies) and paddle with us to the RS4 Bell Buoy and back which is about 4-miles roundtrip. 6:30am sharp arrival, 6:45am start, sunscreen will be provided. All paddlers welcome! All ages, all levels. Prone, SUP, Rescue boards, whatever you got…

Paddle Surf Warehouse Meetup.com Group

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