Weight loss

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Knowledge marketing, and science’s losing battles

2013-06-24: Sports science, for all its virtues and values, is often overlooked or fails to inspire real change. That's in part, because it isn't 'marketed' well…

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The low-carb, high fat diet debate and deviant thinking

2013-02-17: Deviant thinking is a crucial driver of progress, but there's a point where it becomes extreme and unnecessarily polarizing. Balance and complexity are…

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Exercise and weight loss, Part 3: Fat

2010-01-20: There are many reasons to want to burn fat during exercise.  For obvious reasons, in the context of the series I’m currently doing, people want…

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Exercise and weight loss, Part 2B

2010-01-17: No, not part 3 of the weight loss series, don’t worry.  Rather, it’s a response to your many emails and comments to , and the…

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Exercise and weight loss, Part 2A

2010-01-16: Thanks to everyone for your comments and emails in response to . It’s always great to debate the issues, and in this particular case, I…

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Exercise and weight loss, Part 1

2010-01-15: I’ve long felt that one of the biggest privileges of being in the field of exercise science is that what we (sports scientists, that is)…

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Computer Games continued

2008-01-01: First of all, a happy and prosperous New Year to everyone! We hope that 2008, an Olympic Year, brings everyone some Olympian success and prosperity!…

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Weight loss and computer games Part 2

2007-12-29: Earlier today I did a . The study found that Wii games, which are “active” and involve simulated hand and body movements by the players,…

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Weight loss and Nintendo Wii

2007-12-29: It’s been a quiet period for us over the last week, but we’re sure you understand! If you are anything like us, you’ve been relieved…

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