When to Eat: Study Looks at When and How Much.

Reading through the many health related articles on NPR's The Salt blog, one caught my interest. This new article discusses recent research adding on to the sentiment that the time of day and the portions your eat have a large effect on weight-loss and metabolism. The study published in the International Journal of Obesity found that [...]

Weigh-In Wednesday January 30th: Biggest Loser Week 2!

Here at 2 Fat Nerds, each Wednesday is a Weigh-In day, where all of the data from the previous week is collected, displayed, and analyzed. Let’s see what data was submitted this week! Weight Loss Each week, members who have opted to have their weights publicly displayed for the world to see have them graphed on [...]

Website Review: StickK.com

My wife recently started an account with a website called StickK.com. The concept of the site is to make a goal, and attach some sort of financial liability to it. It is a way to encourage a little bit of extra incentive to attain your goals. The website is founded upon the idea of a [...]

The Trim Challenge – 24 Days

This post comes from my cousin Jon, who earned a degree in Strength and Conditioning from Springfield College and has been working in the field fulltime since graduation in 2011. A few days ago he described one of the methods he utilizes and I asked him to write up a post on it. The idea [...]

Baby Steps: An Ode to the Nacho

Working towards a healthier lifestyle is not something that happens overnight and its not something that can be done going “cold turkey.” You can’t change lifelong bad habits immediately. I have a pretty bad habit of snacking, particularly at bars, and especially after some kind of mundane life crisis, of which I am prone to [...]

My Forray into Lifting: Kiss it?

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post talking about my general lack of knowledge, and courage for that matter, of the world of weight lifting. I talked about how daunting it seems to establish a routine, getting used to the equipment, and just not looking like an idiot. I wanted to take a [...]

Weigh-In Wednesday January 23rd : Biggest Loser Week 1!

Here at 2 Fat Nerds, each Wednesday is a Weigh-In day, where all of the data from the previous week is collected, displayed, and analyzed. Let’s see what data was submitted this week! Weight Loss Each week, members who have opted to have their weights publicly displayed for the world to see have them graphed on [...]

Code Blue!

First and foremost, a major shout out to Amy over at Lavender Parking who set a new PR in the half-marathon distance over the weekend. She is gearing up for the Boston Marathon, so go give some support and encouragement over at her blog! Secondly, Happy Belated MLK day! 2 Fat Nerds went dark yesterday for [...]

How I Became a Runner

Guest post by Andrew Strathdee A couple of years ago my girlfriend Kimberly started a food blog about trying a new food every week of the year. She called it the “Caesar Salad Incident”, referring to the first time she tried Caesar salad after being told by her family her entire life that “she didn’t [...]

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