The Dad Bod.

We poke fun at the ‘dad bod’, but is it a real phenomenon among fathers? A study published last week by the American Journal of Men's Health set to find out the impact that a woman's pregnancy has on her partner.  The ‘Dad Bod’ is a real phenomenon, and not just a joke on social media. Weight gain associated with life transitions such as parenthood is a real concern, and public health, social, and clinical supports should be available for men during this time. 

Image courtesy of Digg.com

Image courtesy of Digg.com

 

13 Things that mentally strong people DON'T do

Mental strength isn't often reflected in what you do. It's usually seen in what you don't do.

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do Author Amy Morin writes that developing mental strength is a "three-pronged approach."

It's about controlling your thoughts, behaviors, and emotions. 

Image courtesy of grapplersplanet.com

Image courtesy of grapplersplanet.com

 

The Unretiring SERENA WILLIAMS

She’s eyeing a FASHIONABLE POST-COURT LIFE, but first she’s got tennis history to make!

By now, her shoulder should be shredded, her elbow a constant wail of hurt. Instead, she spends her days bageling 20-something moppets who have never known the game without her. The last time a man as geriatric as Serena won a grand slam was 1972. She has won three in the past six months. Her 16-year run is, in the words of Sports Illustrated, “one of the most sustained careers of excellence in the history of athletics
— NYMAG.com
Photograph by Norman Jean Roy via nymag.com

Photograph by Norman Jean Roy via nymag.com

 

Soul Cycle gearing up for an IPO

SoulCycle Inc. filed to go public and said it plans to raise up to $100 million, although it did not mention an intended ticker symbol in its Thursday filing or specify how many shares it will issue. But this is big news for the boutique fitness industry and signifies that the shift from big box fitness clubs to small, specialized independent studios is a phenomenon that is here to stay. 

Getty Images for Victoria. Taken from marketwatch.com

Getty Images for Victoria. Taken from marketwatch.com

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