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Fight for your fitness!

Fight for your fitness!

If you ever need to relieve some stress after a frustrating day of work, why not try martial arts? It is a great way to get in shape and offers a high intensity workout that activates your body on a different level. What’s more, is you’re also learning some valuable self-defense moves in case you ever face any real danger.

Health and Fitness News

Health at Every Size: Why You May Want to Look Beyond the Scale
Traditional approaches to health and wellness often focus on achieving a healthy weight, and in fact “fighting the war on obesity” has become a major goal in public health programs and messages.

FITNESS Q&A

Can You Be Fat and Fit — or Thin and Unhealthy?
Turns out, being obese isn’t necessarily a bad thing. In a new study by U.S. and European researchers, published [PDF] in the European Heart Journal, overweight and obese people were found to be at no greater risk of developing or dying from heart disease or cancer, compared with normal weight people, as long as they were metabolically fit despite their excess weight.

Why exercise with your significant other

Why exercise with your significant other

Many people exercise alone. A quick look around at the gym will verify this as you notice solo runners on the treadmill and muscly dudes moving across the free weight floor. The truth is a lot of us don’t consider bringing a friend to the gym. But why not? And why not bring one of the most important people in your life – your significant other? Exercising with your partner can be rewarding and offers some notable benefits.

6 healthy cooking tips for weight loss

6 healthy cooking tips for weight loss

Committing to a healthy lifestyle can be tough, especially when you have very little experience in the kitchen. With such a busy schedule, it’s hard to stick to a strictly healthy diet as well. There is also a misconception that healthy eating means that you’ll only be eating bland and unexciting meals everyday.

Treadmill running or outdoor running?

Treadmill running or outdoor running?

As a runner you’re going to find yourself at a crossroad. Should you work up a sweat outside or do you pay your local gym a visit and run on their treadmill for 30 minutes? This is a question that many runners face and while some may think that both are exactly the same, there are clear differences and advantages to outdoor and indoor running.

Old school nutritional rules still relevant

Old school nutritional rules still relevant

In nutrition and life, everything changes. Items like floppy disks, pagers and cassette tapes are outdated. Political views like segregation and women’s right to vote are no longer relevant. As for the world of nutrition, it seems like things change every week.

Why you should exercise in a class

Why you should exercise in a class

“I tend to think of myself as a one-man wolf pack. But when my sister brought Doug home, I knew he was one of my own. And my wolf pack… it grew by one… And six months ago, when Doug introduced me to you guys, I thought, ‘Wait a second, could it be?’ And now I know for sure, I just added two more guys to my wolf pack.

If you’re gonna cheat on your diet, do it right

If you’re gonna cheat on your diet, do it right

Starting a new diet can be tough, especially when there’s a donut or pizza calling your name from across the street. Even after a long week of dieting and working out, those cravings start kicking in and you decide to reward yourself with a cheat meal.