Commitment devices are an increasingly popular weight-loss method, especially among economists. However, new research from Nicholas Burger and John Lynham indicates that betting on your own ability to lose weight may not be a sure thing.
Tony Horton is one of the most visible people — if not the most visible person — in all of American fitness. The credit for that goes to his work creating P90X, the most successful home fitness program of all time.
ReutersYou've committed to squeezing in a workout between your commute and your desk job, but before you embark on this new regimen, you want to know: When's the best time to exercise to ensure you're getting the most out of it?
You've committed to squeezing in a workout between your commute and your desk job, but before you embark on this new regimen, you want to know: when's the best time to exercise to ensure you're getting the most out of it?
Back in October, after it was revealed that Oprah Winfrey had bought a 10% stake (subsequently boosted to 15%) in fad food diet company Weight Watchers, and after the media diva swallowed the margin accounts of thousands of shorts (75% of WTW's float was short at the time), we said that a simple way to profit from Oprah Winfrey gaining weight was to go short WTW stock.
A key player in the country’s weight-loss industry deserves a formal caution for violating advertising rules, a professional appeal board in Ontario has ruled.
In a decision released Thursday, the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board dismissed a protest by Dr. Stanley Bernstein, who wanted the caution thrown out.
“That part of the decision requiring [Dr. Bernstein] to attend the college in person to be cautioned for his use of testimonials, comparatives, and superlatives in his advertising is confirmed,” the review board said.