Weightlifting Reduces Cancer Risk and other notible Headlines
DO YOU EVEN LIFT?
Study Finds that Weight Training reduces Cancer Risk by up to 40 Percent
Turns out the guy with the highest muscle strength is 30 to 40 percent less likely to get cancer. It’s is likely though that those are the people who don’t smoke, eat less saturated fats are more likely to be fit, but it’s pretty clear it’s stupid to ignore strength training.
WHEN YOU EAT MAY BE MORE IMPORTANT THAN WHAT YOU EAT
Time-Restricted Feeding is a Preventative and Therapeutic Intervention again Diverse Nutritional Challenges
I heard Hugh Jackman on Howard Stern a few years ago, speaking out how he in great shape to play wolverine. He, of course, had a trainer but also had a diet where he ate a giant pile of calories within a small window of time, something like 10a-6p or possibly even less. It worked for him, but according to this study it may be a way to reduce obesity without necessarily reducing cravings.
AN ARGUMENT AGAINST E-BOOKS
Our (Bare) Shelves, Our Selves
Dolly Parton has been preaching this for a long time and has an amazing program to support the idea owning books is one of the best things you can do for your child. It’s probably one of those Freakonomic things that people who have lots of books care more academically, but the study is still noteworthy.
A KEY TO IMMORTALITY
Coffee Tied to Lower Risk of Dying Prematurely
So we already learned that lifting helps prevent cancer, but now studies show you can live a longer and more anxious life by drinking coffee.
DO YOU EVEN LIFT? 2X a week?
Lifting Weights, Twice a Week, May Aid the Brain
Your brain and your muscles work in harmony, so when muscles grow so does the brain. When you age, your muscles shrink and so does your brain. A study published in The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society tested women aged 65 and 75 proved keeping your muscles active is important in keeping the brain sharp.
Edit: There’s an even newer study and explanation in today’s NY TIMES.