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Category Archives for Fitness

Are You Setting Goals?

Goals: From Donald Trump to the Athletes in London, they all had Goals Donald Trump had a goal and a focus, whether you hate him or really despise him, or even like him(not sure about that), he set out to achieve his goal and look at him now. Not a day goes by, but he’s […]

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6 Easy Ways to Improve your Fruit and Veg intake

Our guest blogger Paula Unitt describes 6 Easy Ways to Increase Your Fruit and Veg Intake   Fitting in all those portions of fruit and vegetables around the demands of modern life is not easy, but with our 6 tips it might not be quite as difficult as you think. We all know that eating […]

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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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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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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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