In a world of misinformation, Fitness Pudding is here to separate fact from fallacy, and science from fiction.

Can How Fast You Walk Predict Your Risk of Dying?

Can How Fast You Walk Predict Your Risk of Dying?
 “How would you describe your usual walking pace?” Slow Pace Average, Steady Pace Brisk Pace If you are like the nearly 421,000 middle-aged adults who were asked this question, it can tell you about your risk......
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Birthday Cake Bacteria

Birthday Cake Bacteria
A recent study confirmed that eating a piece of birthday cake that someone has just blown their spit and gooey germs all over, is gross. The scientists' specific objective was to “evaluate the level of ba......
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Could Weight Loss Improve Daytime Sleepiness?

Could Weight Loss Improve Daytime Sleepiness?
As many of us struggle with the time change today - we can keep in mind that at least 13% of Americans report regularly having "excessive daytime sleepiness" (EDS), which has increased from 10% in 2002.2......
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Perceptions of Calories "Burned" and Post-Exercise Energy Intake

Perceptions of Calories "Burned" and Post-Exercise Energy Intake
Have you ever felt the urge to reward yourself with food after a workout? Many do. Some might be choosing their food choices off how many calories were "burned" during their workout. For some, being able......
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Does Running Cause Saggy Breasts?

Does Running Cause Saggy Breasts?
You might be surprised how much I have been asked this question. I know I am! Some of these women who do ask (no men have asked me yet) have unfortunately eliminated running or excessive walking......
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Laughter Yoga?

Laughter Yoga?
This is a laughing matter. Laughter Yoga is sweeping through the U.S., and making some bold claims. But, does it work, and if so, what is it good for? What is it? In short, Laughter Yoga......
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Does Muscle Turn to Fat?

Does Muscle Turn to Fat?
There is thought that if we stop exercising, our muscle will turn to fat. Or if we start exercising again, our fat will turn back into muscle. Just as we cannot turn apples into oranges, w......
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