I was at the gym today running on the treadmill when a news story came on the overhead television. The story stated that certain plate colours were linked to the amount of food people put on them and therefore had a profound effect on weight loss.
That’s a new one…
Now, I’m very interested in the psychology behind weight loss and eating habits and decided to do a little research on the subject.
As it turns out (not surprisingly), there are numerous different opinions and so-called studies that indicate which plate colour is associated with allotting different portion sizes and the amount of food we eat because of it.
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If you go to any gym these days (perish the thought), chances are you will see that the vast majority of people are wearing headphones. And while most people may think that listening to music while exercising is great for passing time and breaking up the boredom, it actually has a much stronger effect that few are aware of.
Listening to music during exercise can have multiple performance benefits and can give you that extra boost you sometimes need.
In fact, music can be so powerful that wearing headphones and using mobile music devices was banned by the national governing body for running, USA Track & Field, because of the competitive advantage it gives runners.
Continue reading How Your iPod Can Make You Stronger