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The Truth About Weight Loss Branding

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There seems to be a growing trend at the moment whereby people are offering advice starting with “The Truth About“. Whether it is fad diets, exercise plans, weight loss, carbohydrates, belly fat or abdominal muscles, there seems to be a…

Fitness

100 Bodyweight Home Workout

bicycle crunches

This will get your heart thumping and start to build stronger muscles while blasting off fat.

15 Fun Workouts to Try

Mountain biking is a great way to get out and get fit

These 15 alternative ways to get fit and strong can make exercise fun again. You do not need to spend all the time in the gym to workout. Most involve getting outdoors and all involve playful activities.

Strength

Starting weight training

Woman doing shoulder press exercise

Start weight training today to get stronger, feel healthier and look fantastic!

Bicep Curls

Man performing a Preacher Curl.

Biceps are possibly the easiest muscle to build and they are rarely concealed under a layer of subcutaneous fat either. Big biceps can be both functional and aesthetic. So, how is it done? What is the best way to beef…

Weight Loss

The Truth About Weight Loss Branding

Female nude

There seems to be a growing trend at the moment whereby people are offering advice starting with “The Truth About“. Whether it is fad diets, exercise plans, weight loss, carbohydrates, belly fat or abdominal muscles, there seems to be a…

No Proof That Weight Loss Programs Work

Researchers from University of Pennsylvania found that most weight loss programs offer no real proof that they work. In their study they discovered that with the exception of Weight Watchers, no other program could prove that their methods resulted in…

Health News

Children in the UK are abusing laxatives to lose weight

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British children are abusing laxative pills in an attempt to lose weight with many taking dozens every day. Stores are selling an unhealthy number of tablets to children and this is causing serious health problems. Laxatives for weight loss? Contrary…

New Research Finds That Exercise With Chemo Kills Skin Cancer Cells Faster

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Researchers find that exercise helps to reduce cancer cells when combined with chemotherapy.

Blog Posts

4 Techniques To Help Recover From An Injury

partial squat

Some running injuries can be avoided by strengthening joints with weight training methods.

Are Atheists Fatter Than Believers?

Buddy Hackett

We take a look at the article on Conservapedia called “Atheism and obesity” that argues that people of faith are fitter and healthier than non-believers.

Diet & Nutrition

Try To Stomach Warmed Up Pasta To Lose Weight

I'm Michael Mosley

Not eating pasta is still better than both not eating fresh pasta or cold pasta or reheated pasta….

Mediterranean Diet Reverses Metabolic Syndrome

Mediterranean diet plate

Health scientists have concluded that following a Mediterranean style diet can help to reverse Metabolic Syndrome.

Celebrity Routines

Dame Helen Mirren’s 12-minute workout

Dame Helen Mirren in a red bikini

Dame Helen Mirren is rated as one of the sexiest women in the world over the age of 60; she is now almost 69 years old. Helen made the headlines in 2008 when she was photographed in a red bikini…

Mel B’s Frightening Fitness

Mel B totally fit DVD cover

Mel B, previously known as Scary Spice, from the Girl band the Spice Girls, is undoubtedly the fittest of the Spice Girls. Compared to Sporty, Baby, Ginger and Posh, she is head and shoulders above when it comes to the…

Athlete's Training

Jennifer McIntosh talks about Shooting Workouts

Jennifer McIntosh

All sports require a high level of physical fitness; even when athletes hardly move.

Fittest Superbowl Player: Russell Wilson, Quarterback for Seattle Seahawks

Russell Wilson vs Vikings, November 4 2012 Larry Maurer

Russell Wilson, the quarterback for Seattle Seahawks, is possibly the fittest player in the 2014 Superbowl. Wilson is a highly skilled player and his fitness levels have been solid since he entered the NFL as a third-round draft pick. He…

Yoga

Yoga Warm Up Exercises

Woman in a yoga class.

Before performing the yoga asanas / postures it is recommended that you warm up the muscles and loosen the joints and ligaments with some gentle exercises first. This helps with performing the yoga asanas and also reduces the chances for…

Can Yoga Help You Lose Weight?

Tree Yoga Pose – Virksasana

This is a very common question and considering what we have reported above, the answer would at first seem to be that it is not a useful tool for weight loss. So, how many calories does yoga burn per hour? Yoga…