Research and Studies around the Subject of Rebounding

Helpful info at the National Weight Control Registry
The National Weight Control Registry 28.03.2014
According to their homepage, The National Weight Control Registry “is the largest prospective investigation of long-term successful weight loss maintenance.” The website includes research finding and success stories of people who have been able to lose a great deal of weight and keep it off. “Registry members have lost an average of 66 lbs and kept it off for 5.5 years.”
It’s Better to Lose Weight Gradually
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 27.03.2014
What’s a safe rate of weight loss? What works best in the long run? Here’s what the Center for Disease Control has to say: “It's natural for anyone trying to lose weight to want to lose it quickly, but evidence shows that people who lose weight gradually and steadily (about 1 to 2 pounds per week) are more successful at keeping weight off.
The Problem of Obesity in the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 27.03.2014
At bellicon, we always stress the importance of weight management and getting the most out of your workout for your health and well being. We wanted to provide you with resources on weight loss and the growing obesity epidemic in the United States.
Aerobic exercise: How to warm up and cool down
The Mayo Clinic 27.03.2014
The Mayo Clinic in Minneapolis is one of the world’s leading research hospitals and their website is a fund of information for the public. The articles are well written, very readable and informative. It’s a really good health resource.
Warm-Ups Prevent Muscle Soreness
The National Institute of Health 27.03.2014
Here are two academic articles about delayed onset muscle soreness, or “DOMS.” Both are available from the National Institute of Health. Along with the information and links below, we’ve included quotations from each of their conclusions, which confirm the effectiveness of warming-up before exercise to prevent DOMS
The Importance of Warming-Up and Cooling-Down
The American Heart Association 27.03.2014
The following quote, part of which is used on our page about relaxation, is from the American Heart Association. The AHA website provides a wealth of information regarding health, exercise, nutrition and just about any other topic related to physical well being. It’s worth exploring.