By Karyn Gallivan, MS, ATC, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, NASM-CPT
Contributor, Sports+Fitness Network
In a recent Blog post titled Obesity is Common, Serious and Costly , Craig Bogar, Ed.D. (Faculty Director, School of Health Sciences; Associate Professor, Sports Management at American Public University System) presented the facts about obesity and the health challenges that it presents. I immediately thought of so many things to write about to add to this information. But, since 2016 is right around the corner and the start of a new year is notoriously a time of new resolutions, I’ll address a few persistent myths that surround eating right and losing weight and the truths I’ve learned throughout my career regarding these.