Diet and exercise programs that are difficult to comply with are programs that will not be followed for very long. There are hundreds of diet books out there - low carb diets, high carb diets, low fat diets, diets named after beaches, soups, and doctors. They are all purported to work, and the originators offer data to back it up.
- Golfers are constantly swinging in the same direction creating muscle imbalances in the “core”; this leads to injures.
From this article Berries for Your Blood Pressure:
"People with high BP who ate berries daily as part of a study saw a 7-point dip in their systolic blood pressure -- after just 8 weeks of berry love!
From this February 12, 2008 Newsweek article The Price of Pain:
“Several recent studies indicate that even with the latest in high-tech medical intervention, effective treatments for back problems remain elusive. And in any case, the price tag is staggering.
In 2005 Americans spent $85.9 billion looking for relief from back and neck pain through surgery, doctor's visits, X-rays, MRI scans and medications".
From this BBC article Lifting weights 'good as running':
“Weight training could be as effective as endurance exercises like running when it comes to burning fat and warding off diabetes, a study suggests”.
"We've shown that Type II muscle does more than allow you to pick up heavy objects," said Kenneth Walsh. "It's also important in controlling whole-body metabolism."
"If you have these muscles, even when you are not doing much, you are still burning up energy”.