Category Archives: Exercise

Getting fitter at any size

Getting fitter at any size The irony of fitness promotion is that it rarely shows images of overweight people at the gym or using a set of dumbbells – even though they’re the group that often needs the most encouragement. … Continue reading

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Skip The Gym Today? You May Be Healthier For It If you need us, we’ll be basking in the glory of our recovery day.

Skip The Gym Today? You May Be Healthier For It If you need us, we’ll be basking in the glory of our recovery day.   No bones about this one: If you’re a fitness fiend with a rigorous workout schedule, it’s … Continue reading

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Being Fat And Fit Won’t Save You From Diabetes: Study

Being Fat And Fit Won’t Save You From Diabetes: Study “Being physically active is not enough if you want to avoid type 2 diabetes. The odds of developing type 2 diabetes were even greater among people who were overweight or obese, … Continue reading

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Come as you are to Fat Yoga

Come as you are to Fat Yoga “Mainstream yoga classes filled with lithe, athletic-looking Anglo women are leaving people with bigger frames feeling intimidated and excluded, writes Hayley Gleeson. The antidote? Fat Yoga: where the F word is used with … Continue reading

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After The Biggest Loser, their bodies fought to regain weight

After The Biggest Loser, their bodies fought to regain weight It’s so good to see researchers turning their attention to the real reasons that people put on n weight, rather than just blaming them.

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Measuring up: this year, aim for fitness over fat loss for long-term success

What a surprise – a sensible article for a change! Measuring up: this year, aim for fitness over fat loss for long-term success

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Healthy Redefined Part 2

Forget about Fat and Get Fit From the Beauty Redefined bog “In a world where health successes and failures are too often measured entirely by weight loss or weight gain, we have to seriously reconsider this idea. Fitness researchers prove … Continue reading

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