Tag 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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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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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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Research finds increasing steps cuts death rate by 46%

Research finds increasing steps cuts death rate by 46% I read this report today about research that showed that (surprise, surprise!!) doing more exercise, as measured by pedometers and fitbits, cuts the mortality rate. That is all good news. Then … Continue reading

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