Category Archives: General Interest

September 15, 2012

Loner vs. Group Workouts

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- J. Taylor Which gives you a better workout?  Group class or loner style? Up until I began my 8-week diet and exercise program called The Genesis Experience, I had never tried group workouts.  At times, I would hire a … Continue reading

September 12, 2012

Weight Loss Surgery vs. The Biggest Loser

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Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. I couldn’t believe my ears!!  I was speaking with a fellow general surgeon, and I had just quoted him a huge meta-analysis of over 22,000 patients that demonstrated the amazing successes with weight loss surgery.  His … Continue reading

September 2, 2012

Starting An Exercise Program- No Matter What Your Fitness Level

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Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. Sometimes the thought of starting an exercise program can be overwhelming.  I’ve had people in my office express significant concerns over how far they have to go in order to achieve health.  They had let themselves … Continue reading

August 28, 2012

Bootstrap Therapy- Setting Goals After Weight Loss Surgery

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  Author: S. DeKeyzer James Just before I went into surgery, I had told everyone that when I had lost enough weight I wanted to go horseback riding.   Well, some ten months and a few weeks have flown by and … Continue reading

August 23, 2012

Weight Loss Surgery Over 60

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Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. At 66 years old, my patient was in reasonably good health.  Her heart was strong, and her only medical condition was high blood pressure that was well controlled with medicine.  She was, however, over 100 pounds … Continue reading

August 12, 2012

A Painful Reminder

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Author: J. Taylor Nothing says “summer” like grilling out, a watermelon icing down in the cooler, and a fresh ear of corn.  My oh my, does that sound good!  A couple of weeks ago, that’s exactly what I had on … Continue reading

August 7, 2012

A Healthy Dose of Realism After Weight Loss Surgery

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Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. Goal setting is important in any endeavor.  If you want to do well in school, you set academic goals for yourself.  If you want to excel athletically, physical goals are attempted.  If you want to have … Continue reading

July 28, 2012

Tabata Intervals- High Intensity Interval Training At Its Best

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Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. In 1996, Dr. Izumi Tabata published a study in the Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise that demonstrated that significant aerobic and anaerobic gains could be made with a specific prescription of high-intensity … Continue reading

July 15, 2012

Climbing to the Summit

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  Author: S. DeKeyzer James Two days a week I commute back and forth from my home in Arcadia to work in Alexandria, so I’m behind the wheel of my car a good two and half hours early Monday mornings … Continue reading

July 10, 2012

Obsessed With The Scale

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Author: J. Taylor Be careful of focusing on one absolute number on the scale to determine your weight loss success.  You may be setting yourself up for heartbreak. Before my weight loss surgery, my bariatric surgeon and I determined a … Continue reading

 
 
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