Articles: exercise and fitness

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  1. Exercise and Fitness: Blood Pressure: Truths and Myths

    by Chris Milton

    The author gives a full explanation of what blood pressure is, how it is measured, the range of readings and their meaning (Low, Normal, High), and explains how and why blood press...

  2. Exercise and Nutrition

    by Vivienne Bradshaw-Black

    This column discusses the value of exercise and nutrition for better health, not just at the physical level but also spiritually, mentally and emotionally.

  3. Exercise Program for the Older Years

    by Diana Moran and Sir Muir Gray

    At the age of 77 I’m determined not only to get moving but to keep moving for as long as I possibly can. My ‘Sod sitting, get moving’ exercise plan consists of simple exercises spe...

  4. Fingertip Toes

    by Joel Carbonnel

    Toe touching has for a long time been the symbol and criterion of physical fitness. But does this posture or movement deserve to be so rated?

  5. Fitness for Health

    by Nigel Kerr

    Articles dedicated to the benefits of regular exercise show that exercise routines are much like religious doctrine. They all claim to be the miracle that will change your life for...

  6. Fitness Goals: How to Keep Yourself on Track

    by Greg Sellar

    Starting something for those who aren’t easily motivated is hard enough. Sticking to that something can be even harder, particularly when the going gets tough. These simple tips ma...

  7. Flexxicore Challenger: Alternative Approach to Traditional Exercise for the Elderly and Recovering Patient

    by Patrick James Moriarity

    Heavily ingrained in our culture is the need to achieve results. The athlete who goes through extraordinary sacrifices, pushing the body to extreme lengths, is rightly acclaimed fo...

  8. Get Skipping! The Benefits of Jumping Rope

    by Megan Johnstone

    If you are looking for a great, affordable and easy hobby to pick up, make it skipping! While it might seem like an activity exclusively for children, many fitness enthusiasts have ...

  9. Glutes Mania Or Reductionism In Gyms

    by Joel Carbonnel

    If these days you were to read the fitness pages of newspapers and magazines you would be justified in thinking that the glutes are the new core. The word glutes and its synonyms a...

  10. Health Benefits of Kayak Exercise

    by Derek - Floating Authority

    Kayak Exercise is a great form of exercising any way you look at it. Not only does kayaking benefit your physical body but it also benefits your mind. Before we go into this in deta...

  11. How Exercise Can Help your Digestive System

    by AXA PPP healthcare

    The role of the digestive system is to break down (or digest) our food, eliminate toxins and absorb the energy and other key nutrients our bodies need to function well. But it’s imp...

  12. How my Life has been Transformed by the FlexxiCore Challenger

    by Alison Lapper

    I am a 52 years old Mouth and Foot Painting Artist, infamous for Mark Quinn’s Trafalgar Square, Fourth Plinth statue, depicting me as disabled, pregnant and naked. As a child born ...

  13. How Technology is Changing the Way we Run - and Motivating us to Exercise More

    by Adrian Hon

    In recent decades, running has experienced a slow-motion explosion in popularity, becoming the most popular form of exercise in the world. In the US alone, 19 million people complet...

  14. How to Integrate Cycling into your Everyday Life

    by Lee Dover

    Cycling isn’t a pursuit that just needs to be undertaken by those with aspirations to one day compete in the Tour de France or as a sole means to get fit; getting on your bike and p...

  15. How to Walk the Talk

    by Joel Carbonnel

    Regular contributor Joël Carbonnel takes a look at walking and the positive effects it has. It keeps the bones strong, boosts the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, controls b...

  16. Jump Start to General Fitness & Good Health: Preparation, Motivation and Recovery

    by Walter Urban

    My effort to break the current world record was to bring attention to the fact the adults can continue to remain healthy and get stronger longer than even before, and well into the...

  17. Keep Moving, Live Longer and Stay Healthy

    by Dr Eva Goes

    Dr Goes writes that after a whole day in front of a PC, many of us rush to the gym or go for a run, believing that a bout of vigorous exercise will compensate for a sedentary lifest...

  18. Keeping Sports Centres at the Optimum Temperature

    by Amy Hodgetts

    A comfortable temperature is important in any building, but in leisure centres and gyms, it is of particular importance. With customers already working up a sweat, it’s vital that t...

  19. Modern Ways To Monitor your Health

    by AXA PPP healthcare

    Until recently, getting health advice of any kind – whether on our blood pressure, cholesterol or general fitness – nearly always meant a trip to the doctor. But modern technology i...

  20. Optimum Exercise and Fitness Regimes to Enhance Weight Loss

    by Janet Thomson

    The old adage of calories in versus calories out although true in principle, has been refined somewhat in recent years. It’s true of course that your energy intake (EI) in relation ...

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