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March, 2013

  • 4 March

    5 Ways to Keep Baby Happy While Getting a Good Workout

    Having babies and small children in the home can make it difficult for parents and guardians alike to hit the gym, and this can become even more complicated if the caregivers work. In our society it seems as though time is always scarce. However, it is important to make sure that time is …

  • 4 March

    Why Today's Woman Shouldn't Shy Away from Strength Training

    For many years, women avoided doing weight training due to the misconception that this would cause them to bulk up. However, the modern woman has discovered that the truth is that doing some weight training is a great way to slim down and achieve the lean and curvy look that …

December, 2012

  • 18 December

    5 best Fitness Cruises

    Oceana This cruise ship sails from Barcelona, St-Tropez then finally finishing the cruise in the beautiful city of Rome. Prices vary but with a modest room starting at £2,150 It has a fully equipped gym consisting of a Canyon ranch Spa Club which features a full circuit of LCD – …

  • 17 December

    Gym equipment shopping tips

    Buying gym equipment and exercise machines is not easy. The range of different exercise equipment is huge. Gym equipment and exercise machines can also range in quality, price and effectiveness, so knowing what is right for you can be difficult. Before you buy any gym or fitness equipment, it is …

November, 2012

  • 7 November

    10 minutes of daily exercise linked to increased life expectancy

    According to the latest research, getting as little as 10 minutes of exercise a day can increase life expectancy by as much as 2 years past the age of 40. Steven Moore from the U.S. National Cancer Institute and his co-authors collected data on 650,000 men and women, both here …

October, 2012

  • 29 October

    Skateboarding – Aerobic exercise to the extreme

    Skateboarding can work your muscles and give you the Aerobic exercise of your dreams Staying happy and content is not so hard when you find something that you really like. Whether you decide to skate through town on your way to work, cruise down the block on a Sunday to …

September, 2012

  • 19 September

    New study: 20 minutes of exercise can prevent diabetes in children

    According to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association just 20 minutes of exercise a day can significantly reduce the risk of childhood diabetes. The researchers performed a clinical trial involving 222 overweight children that were assigned to one of three activity groups over a …

August, 2012

  • 22 August

    Ten Top Tips For Building Muscle

    Despite what you might think, it is surprisingly achievable to build muscle. You just need the right mindset, a bit of willpower and a lot of dedication. To get you started, here are our top ten tips for building muscle: 1. Learn The Three Weight Training Exercises The squat, the …

July, 2012

  • 20 July

    New Study: Inactivity as Fatal as Smoking

    A new study suggests that inactivity is now responsible for as many fatalities as smoking. According to the report published in the Lancet lack of exercise is killing approximately 5.3 million deaths a year and nearly 1/3 of adults are not getting an adequate amount of activity. The researchers feel that these …

  • 10 July

    Sit Less, Live Longer

    According to a new study, sitting no more than 3 hours a day can add up to two whole years to your lifespan and watching less than 2 hours of TV a day could increase your longevity by about 1.4 years. This is just one of many studies that has …