MILWAUKEE — The weight kind of just crept up on Guillermo Salas. He moved here from his home country of Venezuela in 1996, started a business — the old Don Quijote restaurant — and worked out at Bally Total Fitness. Then he became a father (once, then twice, then a third time) and fell into a sedentary lifestyle and put on about 70 pounds. It wasn’t one thing. It was a combination of everything. Our American diet of fast and processed food, eating too much of it, a really tough schedule and the shift of attention away from himself to his kids.
Physician Nick Yphantides, medical editor for the national weight loss organization TOPS — Take Off Pounds Sensibly — explains why the water is so important: Q. How would I determine how much water — just water — I should be drinking every day? A. Such a simple question, yet not an easy or simple answer.
GREEN BAY — Practice was nearly over. Even the regular fans were strolling out of the stands under the hazy summer sun, having seen enough of the same ball security drills every week since May 29. The players who have been sidelined with various injuries swayed side to side, kicking away boredom one blade of grass at a time. Just two more days of this and then weeks of freedom until training camp starts. . .