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  • The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns

    The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns
    Whenever I hear about some amazing way to boost resting metabolism, my male-bovine-droppings detector goes berserk. Take the perennially popular one stating that 1 pound of muscle burns an extra 50 calories a day while at rest — so if you gain 10...
  • Acclimatize yourself

    Acclimatize yourself
    Every year, well-meaning fitness magazines and newspaper articles warn that our brains will melt like ice cream if we exercise outside in the heat of the day. Triple-digit temperatures and sauna-thick humidity are facts of life in some places. But it's a...
  • 3 myths can get in the way of losing weight

    3 myths can get in the way of losing weight
    Calories in, calories out—in theory, losing weight should be that simple. But we're going to venture a guess that the reason two-thirds of Americans are classified as overweight or obese isn't because they can't do basic math. Age, genetics,...
  • Protection at a cost

    Protection at a cost
    Studies showing that alcohol protects the heart raise questions about drinking. Does moderate, prudent drinking protect the heart and arteries? Two analyses say — shout, actually — that the answer is yes. But they raise a bigger issue: What...
  • FSU president criticizes Big 12 academics; affirms ACC position

     
    AMELIA ISLAND — We'll keep this brief — still working on adding Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher's comments from earlier this afternoon to the blogroll — but figured this was worth passing along. As you probably know by now from...
  • ...about that 'gay parenting study'

     
    Dennis Byrne today cites new research by Mark Regnerus, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin: On 25 of 50 different "outcomes" the study evaluated, "the children of women who've had same-sex relationships fare quite.......
  • Still more about the gay parenting study

     
    Part one is here of my look at How different are the adult children of parents who have same-sex relationships? Findings from the New Family Structures Study, Social Science Research July 2012. Now for part two: First, some key passages......
  • Mayor Jacobs jets to Austin to study Texas talent magnet

     
    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs is helping lead a delegation of business leaders to Austin this afternoon to take a closer look at the Texas city known for its creative class. The four-day trip includes meetings with University of Texas officials and...
  • Fera confirms transfer to Texas

     
    Kicker Anthony Fera released a statement Thursday confirming that he has transferred to Texas. In the statement, Fera said a personal issue was at work and that he still intends to graduate from Penn State. Here's the text of his......
  • Valencia names new president for 2 campuses

     
    Valencia College has named Stacey Johnson, who worked most recently as vice president of academic affairs at Palo Alto College in San Antonio, as the new president of two of Valencia's campuses. Johnson will replace Ruth Prather, who retired recently as...
  • “America’s Next Top Model” Cycle 19: College Edition gives viewers a vote

     
    The latest edition of America’s Next Top Model is looking to shake things up. After the shocking April announcement that long-time mentor Jay Manuel, judge Nigel Barker and runway coach J. Alexander would not be returning, ANTM Cycle 19 returns with...