You've heard the old saying: Slow and steady wins the race. Well, it may also burn more calories, at least in the long run. Researchers at Maastricht University in the Netherlands concluded that people who engage in moderate physical activity, such as walking and biking, had the highest overall physical activity levels. Their study ..
View the latest videos of Ian Jacobs live on stage at the 2011 Fitness & Health Expo in Brisbane. See the Multiple World Champion train on his CombatZone training partner. Watch an exclusive interview about fitness and nutrition with Ian and ‘Natural Mr Olympia’ Kiyoshi Moody. Also, check out Ian with boxing beginner S ..
Why it causes weight gain: Are you often surprised by how late it is when you finally hit the sack? Your nighttime routine may be affecting your weight, claims a new study from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in the US. Researchers discovered those who go to bed late consume 1042 more kilojoules a day, twice as m ..
Carry cash and you’ll be less likely to splurge on unhealthy treats and junk food, claims a study published in the Journal of Consumer Research. Cash payments are psychologically more painful than card payments, and this pain of payment can curb impulsive responses to buy unhealthy food items, found the researchers. You always start t ..
Why it causes weight gain: If feeling stressed has become the norm for you it may be playing havoc with your weight. Stress related to work, personal relationships and finances are associated with weight gain, found research published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. In response to a stressful situation your body releases a cocktail ..
Is any other food or drink reported to have as many health benefits as green tea? The Chinese have known about the medicinal benefits of green tea since ancient times, using it to treat everything from headaches to depression. Today, scientific research in both Asia and the west is providing hard evidence for the health benefits long associated ..
You have been so great about your new exercise routine, rarely missing a day since you started up again. Then all of a sudden you are waylaid by a cold or flu. What should you do? Should you skip the treadmill or forsake that 10 minutes of Vibration (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/vibration-machines/index.html) for a late afternoon nap? Will ..
In Fitness..... If first you don’t succeed... try, try again! Fitness is a battle of wills more than anything else. In order to get on the fit track once and for all, one needs to work on their mindset- a workout of wills so to speak! The right mindset is essential to accomplish any task or goal in life. If I am going to get fit for summe ..