|Home > Expert Blogs > Diet with Dr. Tabor|
AboutDr. Aaron Tabor, MD is the author of Dr. Tabor's Slim & Beautiful Diet and FIGHT NOW: Eat & Live Proactively Against Breast Cancer. After graduating from The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Dr. Tabor devoted his career to helping people live a life they love through medical research.
» Meet Aaron Tabor
» Save Author as Favorite
» See all Aaron Tabor, MD's Posts
Recent Posts» Fighting the Freshman Fifteen
» Are You Getting Enough Fruits & Vegetables?
» Walking Promotes Normal Memory Health
» Managing Your Weight with Black Tea
» Is Food as Addictive as Illegal Drugs?
Archive» October 2010
» September 2010
» August 2010
» July 2010
» June 2010
» May 2010
Most of the time when we think about diet, lifestyle, exercise, and obesity, we think about body weight and weight loss. While these factors are an important component of being physically fit, we often don't give as much thought to how physically fit we are as a population.
A new obesity and wellness research study (free to download) was conducted to determine if the physical fitness of college students changed over time and, if so, how those changes effected measures of obesity like body mass index (BMI) and body fat. Nutrition researchers analyzed the results of MicroFit tests from over 5,000 students attending a private Seventh-Day Adventist college where each student enrolled in a physical activity class was required to take the MicroFit test. Information collected on body weight, body fat, muscle strength, aerobic fitness and more from 1996 to 2008 was analyzed. Fitness was measured by estimating VO2max, which is a measure of the maximum oxygen uptake during a graded exercise and is considered to be one of the most accurate measures of physical fitness.
The results of this data analysis showed that:
Hot Topicsdiet, weight loss, fitness, motivation, abs, restaurants, health, calories, stress, challenge, gyms, support, goals, points, exercise, metabolism, food, recipe
Most Popular Searches
Most Popular Blogs» Longer, Leaner Thighs: 5 Best Exercises
» We Announce The Challenge WINNER!
» Best Vitamins Dieters Not Getting
» The Dangerous Escape Food Provides
» Janel Hits The Farmers Market
Highest Rated Blogs» Are You Portion Savvy?
» Labor Day Spicy BBQ Chicken Recipe
» Holiday Meal Madness
» Kick Start Your Metabolism
» Pack Your Kids a MyPlate Lunch