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A new study has shown that caffeine boosts power in older muscles, suggesting the stimulant could aid elderly people to maintain their strength, reducing the incidence of falls and injuries.
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Forget the always-sunny outlook: These 5 authors argue that it's possible to embrace negativity and still find happiness.
I can't help it. I'm positively positive. No way around that!
Our bodies change as we go through each of life's stages. Keep your workout relevent and effective for your age.
If you have opened this article hoping for a miracle one-step solution to long term weight loss which involves eating no carbs after 6pm, fasting twice a week or drinking a particular brand of shake, then I am afraid you will be very disappointed.
Long-term weight loss requires more than what is offered by any get-slim-quick-gimmicks. Having a sensible diet and healthy lifestyle can help you reach your weight-loss goals.
The warmer weather may bring cheer to most — but there will be some who dread the arrival of sunnier days, as with them comes the curse of hay fever. Last week it was reported that in June pollen levels could be at their highest in 50 years.
With an aging population, rates of dementia will only climb, yet doctors have few effective strategies for addressing the worst symptoms.
Re-balance your workout as you age"
#Pilates is a great workout that can take you gracefully through most of life's changes. At all stages of your life and for all fitness levels, there is Pilates for you.
NUTRITIONAL therapist Laila Lewis reveals that chocolate can help lift your mood, improves memory and boost brain power.
Well, as long as it's official...
One in 14 women have an eating disorder in the first three months of their pregnancy, according to research published on Monday.
Scientists find that negative thoughts not only affect mood but other aspects of physical health, increasing levels of inflammation in the body associated with a number of disorders and conditions.
Just a reminder to think positive thoughts!
"There's a growing trend of pushing your body to more extreme levels of fitness -- such as obstacle racing."
People are being more creative with their fitness. Whether through innovative classes at the gym, crawling through mud or under barbed-wire, there's no time like the present to find something that works for you. Be aware of the risks, then go for it!
Have you ever injured yourself while competing in a race or while training for an event?
Injury-proof your body for all of life's activities!
NEW YORK (REUTERS) - From spinning birthday celebrations to pole dancing bachelorette bashes, US gyms are offering fitness parties as a new way to mark life's milestones - with a few friends and a good sweat.
Party on with #Pilates! What a great idea!
Colorful vegetables are often promoted as top nutrient sources, but leading nutrition scientists have revealed that potatoes and other white vegetables are just as important to a healthy diet as their colorful cousins in the produce aisle.
Is white included in your rainbow of food you eat in a day?
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Baby boomers, the generation that vowed to stay forever young, are getting older, designing senior-friendly gyms and becoming their own personal trainers.In exercise havens for the...
"At age 40 people lose 0.8 to 1 percent muscle mass each year. By age 60 this accelerates to 1.5 percent." Get to the gym! Now! There's something for you at every age.
Get the whole family moving with these great exercises to energise your workouts!
Hey mums! Work off your mother's day treats with the kiddies! Fun ideas to get active together.
There's nothing like some good old comfort food to boost your mood when you're feeling down. Homemade shepherd's pie or bangers and mash can provide an instant warming pick-me-up to banish even the darkest of moods.
Fox News Managing your pain through posture Fox News It is attractive, functional and healthy. "Good posture is one of the ...
The mind matters, everywhere.
I think most people think of #Pilates and #Yoga when they hear of Mind-Body Exercise. This article is great, as it points out the importance of a strong mind-body connection in all of our activities. One of the best ways to practice and strengthen this connection is through #PIlates and #Yoga.
A German internet consultant has claimed to be able to hijack commercial airlines using an app on a smartphone.
Another reason why we should all turn our electronics off on planes!
Sales have increased by 40 per cent in the last year thanks to endorsement from celebrity chefs and the vegetable's ability to survive harsh weather, according to data from analysts Kantar Worldpanel.
Have you jumped on the Kale Wagon yet?
By Reuters staffNEW YORK - Plyometrics, sometimes called jump training, is a form of exercise that fitness experts say combines cardio and strength training and can burn more calories in less time than the typical cardio activity alone.
We know all about it! Join us for a #Pilates Jumpboard workout! You'll see why we're crazy about it!
Women are working away from home more and doing less housework. This has helped worsen their health and that of their children, a study says.
This isn't just about women. Everyone needs to think about what they do in their free time vs their worktime. 16.5+ hours sat on your butt can't be good for anyone. Get up. Get out. Be active.
“Children should become strong, they should be healthy, love sports and have an opportunity to practice them, should know how to defend themselves, their loved ones, their family. Ultimately, they should be able to defend their motherland.”
Which exercise is more rewarding for you?
While I do like that #Pilates was favoured over #Yoga in the opionion of the writer... I think it's more important that you do what you like, and keep it varied. If you get bored of one thing, do another. The world of physical activity is a big place if you just get off your butts to venture out...
The newest form of at-home personal training: Skype-based Pilates and yoga sessions.
If you can't make it to a live class, Skype sessions provide a great alternative to the DVD or podcast, offering clinets at-home bespoke sessions.