• Mark D. Faries, Ph.D.
  • Mark D. Faries, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor known for his expertise in why and how people change and maintain health behaviors. Dr. Faries serves on the Board of Directors for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and is founder of FitnessPudding.com, a site dedicated to debunking common fitness myths.

    Mark D. Faries, Ph.D.

    Exercise Psychology & Behavioral Health

    Stephen F. Austin State University, American College of Lifestyle Medicine

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    Fitness question: What changes have you noticed in terms of the way people work out, diet, gym apparel, supplements, etc over the last 10 years?
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    How do i quit the habit of cracking my back and neck?
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    How many meals should I eat per day, if I want to lose weight?
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    My doctor said my stomach muscles split after my 2nd prengancy. Every time I eat , my stomach expands + I look pregnant! Will it ever be flat again?
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    Realistically, how much muscle can you put on each week?
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    Should you stretch before or after a workout?
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