Hey there Guys. Today I was interested to see that the Australian National Medical Research Counsel has suggested that exercise needs to increase to 60-90 minutes to prevent the current "obesity epidemic". As noted at News.com.au: At least 60-90 minutes of activity a day are required to prevent weight gain in previously obese people, according to new official dietary … [Read more...] about New Exercise Guidelines In Australia
Hey there Guys, Today I wanted to share a great interview I'd had with a man I've admired for some time Jeff Sommerfield. Jeff, apart from being devilishly handsome, is also a keen sportsman. He's wonderful proof that being a bear can include healthy lifestyle choices including sports, eating well and keeping strong connections with his community and friends. Please … [Read more...] about Healthy Bear Reader Of The Week Jeff
[pb_vidembed title="" caption="" url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUaInS6HIGo" type="yt" w="480" h="385"] Hey there Guys, Today I came across an interesting post from the Australian Medical Observer that showed that obsessing about weight is not as important as general fitness when it comes to preventing disease. To quote the article: In a study of over 14,000 men, … [Read more...] about Why Weight Loss Should Not Be Your 2012 New Year Resolution!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuM22iOssGU Hey there Guys, Today I wanted to share an article I saw in a recent issue of The Guardian. In this article "It's not obesity that's killing us – it's the lack of exercise", Sarah Warwick discusses how the obsession of weight loss has directed many people away from healthy lifestyle habits due to failure, frustration and lack … [Read more...] about The Healthy Bear on the Value of Exercise
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_5RYKMRc3M Hey there Guys, I was recently sent an interesting question from a reader about gay men's health checks... As an older (well, not that old) gay man who has had a fairly long and complicated journey towards self-acceptance and becoming sexually active, beyond the basic considerations around safe sex (i.e. condoms), what should I … [Read more...] about Health Screening For Gay Men