Couch potatoes can"t help being lazy – they were BORN that way

Couch potatoes can't help being lazy – they were BORN that wayNot getting enough exercise was previously thought to be down to simple lazinessBut new study shows that genes play major role in deciding whether we enjoy a trip to the gym or not By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 15:21 GMT, 9 April 2013 | UPDATED: 21:31 GMT, 9 April 2013 Laziness may be written into our DNA, say scientists.

Eating protein for breakfast will keep you slim: Scientists say going to work on an egg will stop you snacking at night

Eating protein for breakfast will keep you slim: Scientists say going to work on an egg will stop you snacking at night60 per cent of American young people skip 'most important meal of day'But experts say breakfast of egg and beef could hold the key to slimmingIt is hoped the findings could solve America's soaring obesity crisesThere are more than 25 million overweight or obese young adults in the U.S By Amanda Williams PUBLISHED: 10:23 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 14:15 GMT, 1 April 2013 Going to work on a high protein breakfast of eggs and steak could help you stay slim A high protein breakfast of eggs and steak could help you stay slim and stop dieters snacking at night, scientists say.

The cheat"s guide to exercise: Taking the stairs one at a time burns MORE calories than leaping up them

The cheat's guide to exercise: Taking the stairs one at a time burns MORE calories than leaping up them | UPDATED: 17:10 GMT, 13 December 2012 The next time someone bounds past you up the stairs, there's no need to feel guilty.

A case of lazyitis? Not bothering to exercise should be treated as a medical condition

A case of lazyitis Not bothering to exercise 'should be treated as a medical condition'More doctors would prescribe supported progressive exercise if inactivity was treated as a medical condition, says Mayo Clinic expert | UPDATED: 15:57 GMT, 14 August 2012 A prolonged lack of exercise causes the body to become deconditioned It is common knowledge that a sedentary lifestyle can lead to obesity, which is a common cause of diabetes, high blood pressure and joint damage.

How exercise makes you smarter by boosting energy levels in your brain

Exercise makes you smarter 'by boosting energy levels in the brain'Exercise may create an energy 'buffer' in the brain against age-related diseases On the ball: A half-hour jog could boost the energy levels in your brain Everyone knows exercise increases your fitness levels by making the muscles more resistant to fatigue.