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Weight training appears key to controlling belly fat

Healthy men who did twenty minutes of daily weight training had less of an increase in age-related abdominal fat compared with men who spent the same amount of time doing aerobic activities, according to a new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers and colleagues. 167 more words

General Fitness

Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many early deaths as obesity

A study conducted by Cambridge University of over 334,000 European men and women found that twice as many deaths may be attributable to lack of physical activity compared with the number of deaths attributable to obesity, but that just a modest increase in physical activity could have significant health benefits. 293 more words

General Fitness

When it comes to making healthy changes, look to your partner

Having trouble sticking to that New Year’s Resolution?  The answer can be as close as the other side of the bed.  Apparently people are better at creating or breaking habits when done with their mates.  155 more words

General Fitness

The Benefits of Interval Training

So, we are half way through the first month of 2015 and interval training is all the hype! Interval training is basically short bursts of cardio exercise (e.g., running, cycling, rowing, etc.) followed by a rest period. 296 more words



Someone said to me once “The weight didn’t come on in a day, it won’t come off in a day.”

That is something we all must remembers. 36 more words

Benefits of Exercise (and weight loss isn’t one of them)

This time of year gym memberships sky-rocket and exercise classes are packed out with people who are eager to lose the pounds they put on over Christmas.  758 more words

A Healthy Happy Glow

Build your brain power through exercise

Believe it or not, exercise builds brain power in a way that not even thinking does. Exercise seems to positively change the brain, and slow or reverse its physical decay. 445 more words

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