Top 10 reads on health and fitness – 5/28/2010

By Sensei Serge Sognonvi and Carmen Sognonvi
Originally published at

Here’s a round-up of the 10 best tips and articles we found this week on health, fitness, and martial arts.

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What to do about a stinky judo partner?
What do you do if your grappling partner is smelly enough that it makes you want to tap, just to get away? Patrick Parker has some tips for how to handle it.

How to cheat on your diet and still lose weight
Budget for treats, plan 2 splurge meals a week, and other ways to “cheat” without derailing your eating healthy plan.

Dieters Underestimate What They’re Eating
According to a new survey, most doctors believe people aren’t realistic about the number of calories they are eating.

Work out at work
Use the bathroom on a different floor, and other ways to sneak in fitness during the workday.

City Expands Free Fitness Program
The city is expanding a fitness program designed to keep adult New Yorkers, more than half of whom are obese, from continuing to expand their waistlines.

Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Doing Hip Throws
Four ways in which the principles that apply to effective hip throws can be applied to everyday life as well.

Dr. Oz’s Ultimate Longevity Grocery List
The famous doctor reveals his list of the top foods that are major disease fighters and can help improve quality of life.

Nutrition: Study Finds Eating Nuts Helps Cholesterol
Eating about two and a half airplane snacks’ worth of nuts every day can help your cholesterol levels, according to a new study.

Souping Up Spring Vegetables
Soup isn’t just a wintertime food! Here are 5 yummy and healthy soups made with spring vegetables.

How to Get More Super Foods in Your Daily Diet
Superfoods are generally nutrient-packed power foods that contain a high concentration of phytochemicals, vitamins, minerals, enzymes and antioxidants.