Have you ever heard the phrase “3500 calories is equal to 1 lb”? Did you ever wonder where this comes from?
Have you ever wondered why a certain diet works so well for some, but not for others? Most people tend to contribute their failed weight loss attempts to bad methodologies, when in reality, it may just be biology.
The strange white egg-shaped capsule inside the sports medicine room looks like something out of the latest “Star Wars” movie. However it is actually a state of the art fitness tool used to measure body composition, known as the Bod Pod.
For many of us, when we step on the scale we are just praying that the number hasn’t gone up. This little ol’ number can often set the tone for our entire day. We may even let this number impact our judgements of progression, body image, and ultimately mood. But should we really hold this number so highly?