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Eight Steps to Injury-Free Running

It’s an unfortunate rule of the road: take up running and there’s a good chance that injury will follow, writes Carl O’Brien. It starts off as a minor twinge, something you think you can avoid. You try to run through it. But it morphs into grimace-inducing pain that threatens to suck up all the joy […]

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A Critical Review of Motivational Interviewing in changing the behavior of obese subjects.

Obesity is complex disease that can result from environmental and genetic factors, which influence metabolism and appetite regulation (Wang, Wong, Alfonso-Cristancho, He et al, 2013). These factors have an affect on obese subjects that can cause suffering from both psychological and physiological health consequences (Bean, Mazzeo, Stern, Bowen, Ingersoll, 2011). According to the World Health […]

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5 Signs that food Sensitivity is BAD for your Health

Most of us think of allergies in the traditional sense — hives, rashes, dry eyes, congestion, runny nose. What most people don’t realize is that sensitivities to food can also surface in the form of anxiety, depression, joint pain, asthma, acne, bad breath, constipation, diarrhea, fatigue, brain fog, hyperactivity, puffy eyes and face, and even stubborn weight […]

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Bariatric Surgery: A critical Review of Bariatric surgery on managing weight and obesity

INTRODUCTION   Obesity has been described as the greatest threat to human health according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In 2008 1.4 billion adults aged 20 or over were classified as overweight with 500 million of these classified as Obese (WHO, 2008). The WHO classifies Overweight and Obesity as a person having a Body […]

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6 worst things to do for fat burning

Here are the 6 WORST things you can do if you want to ignite your body’s own fat-burning furnace and get lean, strong & totally ripped in less time:

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The Prevalence of Childhood Obesity in Adolescents

Overweight and Obesity levels have dramatically risen over the last fifty years across all corners of the world. This rise has led to the reclassification of Obesity to epidemic proportions. In 2008 1.4 billion adults aged 20 or over were classified as overweight with 500 million of these classified as Obese (WHO, 2008). A World […]

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What’s the skinny on Good Posture

  Stop and look at how you are sitting right now. Odds are you are slouching, your legs are crossed, you are resting on your elbows, your head is tilted, and your back is twisted. Is it any wonder that you make “your grandfather’s noises” whenever you get out of your chair? What if someone […]

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Obesity Epidemic – Timeline, scenarios, Projections and Ethical Implications.

Global Timeline of Obesity Overweight and Obesity levels have risen dramatically across the globe over the last 50 years. This rise has led to Obesity being classified as an epidemic. In 2008 1.4 billion adults aged 20 or over were overweight with 500 million of these classed as Obese (WHO, 2008). The World Health Organisation […]

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Arthritis and Pilates

Exercise for Arthritis has traditionally being in the form of light yoga, swimming and water based exercises. Pilates is now a very acceptable form of exercise for Arthritis that will aid in pain relief, so much so, that more and more doctors are now prescribing Pilates to arthritis sufferers.

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Adding Speedwork to Marathon Training

Fast running strengthens your heart, boosts the efficiency of your cardiovascular system, and builds power in the legs. We should factor two fast runs into our training programs a week, coupled with a long run at the weekend. If your an older athlete you should leave two days between speed sessions. What type of sessions […]

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