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“Fitness mad” David Beckham …..

Today the Daily Mail ran a story about David Beckham, the popular professional soccer player, with the headline “Cruz control: Fitness mad David Beckham is joined by his youngest son as he pays ANOTHER visit to the gym” (DailyMail.co.uk, 13…

It’s Fat Monday!

Today is “Fat Monday”. Apparently, according to as yet unconfirmed reports, today is the day that women feel fattest. It is also about now that most people start to give up on their new year weight loss plans. A dark time indeed…

The Super Bowl Hangover Cure

OK, so another Super Bowl is over, Seattle Seahawks stomped all over the Denver Broncos winning the game 43-8 following the fastest first score Super Bowl history. Already people are talking about the “Audi Commercial“, which indeed very amusing and a…

Most Londoners Cannot Run a Mile

Big Ben in London
London is trying to build an image for itself as a super-fit city ready for the 2012 Olympic Games, but London took a knock today as research showed that more than three-quarters of the population could not run one mile. A…

UK Women are most Obese in Europe

Obese women
Latest figures reveal that the UK has the worse obesity problem in Europe. The European Union’s own statistics agency, Eurostat, published the results of the European Health Interview Survey (EHIS). The key finding was that 23.9% of all women in…

Using The Internet To Get Good Weight Loss Advice

The Internet is full of both excellent and highly inaccurate information on weight loss and fitness. As governments around the world attempt to tackle the growing obesity crisis through information campaigns, more people are becoming aware of the problems of…

The Big Splash is inspiring Brits To Swim

The Big Splash
Today the BBC started promoting a new health and fitness initiative called The Big Splash. The Big Splash is a campaign to encourage more people to take up swimming as a healthy hobby. British Swimming, who are the national governing body for…

Weight Watchers diets can eat curry

Indian vegetable curry
Good news for curry fans that are trying to lose weight – Weight Watchers have recalculated the points of a range of meals and you can now eat a weekly curry as part of your weight loss plan. Weight Watchers…

Ann-Marie’s Jogging Blog

Submitted by Tue, 08/06/2010 – 8:10am Today I started up my jogging program again (I did it last summer). During the year I had to jog, run, walk for P.E. class two to three days a week, so jogging wasn’t…

Starting Weight Training Again

Submitted by Jon on Wed, 25/11/2009 – 9:28pm Once again I have started weight training. It has been a long time since my last blog! My aim is to: 1. Lose fat 2. Build muscle – athletic or for style, not fussed…

A New Beginning?

Submitted by Jsparrow on Tue, 23/09/2008 – 10:42am Or another false start? Only time will tell….. Inspired by Mr Motley himself, Jon, and his new circuit training routines, the competitive edge came out in myself. That edge has been laying…

Reversing the Snowball at 4.12am

Submitted by Jon on Sat, 20/06/2009 – 4.12am Hello. Could not sleep. Anyway, this morning’s blog is a little earlier than planned! Firstly, I would just like to thank all the other would be bloggers that are here, and itching to get started.…

First run of 2009

Submitted by Jon on Sat, 16/05/2009 – 12:05pm Last night I went out for what can only be described as an impromptu run. I have been exercising again recently, this time with bodyweight circuit training. I have been doing my workout every other day, each…

Is Hypnosis the Answer to Weight Loss?

Submitted by Jon on Mon, 20/04/2009 – 11:51pm While dining in a seaside cafe over the weekend I could not help hearing a conversation the cafe owner was having with a friend that stopped by on the way home. The cafe owner…