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Video Game To Beat Childhood Obesity?

Video Game To Beat Childhood Obesity?

Video games encourage kids to be couch potatoes right? This is the commonly held belief for sure, but this is one that claims to do just the opposite. Walk it Out, a Nintendo Wii game, is created by Konami (of the Dance Dance Revolution or DDR fame) and can be used the same DDR mat […]

Karma Yoga - Mind Power And Concentration

Karma Yoga – Mind Power And Concentration

People from all over the world face challenges, stress, sadness and unhappiness every day. These negative feelings can come from 3rd sources: things people cannot control or the inside thoughts that lead all the actions itself. The meditation masters suggest controlling the thoughts in order to reach the balance inside the body and mind. Yoga […]

Child Obesity Worries The First Lady: Says It Is ‘Public Health Crisis’

Child Obesity Worries The First Lady: Says It Is ‘Public Health Crisis’

There is growing evidence of obesity among our children and now it even has the First Lady Michelle Obama worried. She is worried that for the first time in American history, children will have shorter lives than their parents and she linked childhood obesity to a public health crisis. According to this report, the first […]

Want To Remember Better? Take A Coffee Break

Want To Remember Better? Take A Coffee Break

Are you one of those people who take short naps after some hours of study to find that you were able to consolidate what you studied much better by taking that nap? If so you are probably aware that sleeping helps cement memories since it lets the mind save it to the hard drive of […]

The Jane Fonda Fitness DVD For Older Women

The Jane Fonda Fitness DVD For Older Women

This is one fit 70 year old; one who would give women half her age a run for their money. Jane Fonda, actress, model and fitness guru of the 1980’s is making a comeback with a fitness DVD program aimed at older women. She wants to encourage the older demographic to work out, whom either […]

Fitness Curiosities We Are Always Wondering About

Fitness Curiosities We Are Always Wondering About

Fitness is important for the health of the body and the overall well-being of an individual. Other factors, such as what a person does for exercise and what they eat before and after also play a role. Where you exercise may also assist in the long run. Let’s examine these three to see what we […]

Video Games No Substitute For Real Sport

Video Games No Substitute For Real Sport

It may be stating the obvious, but now a study by Muenster University’s Institute for Sports Medicine has concluded that video games, even those that claim to be ‘active’ are no substitute for actual, real sport. In the study, the subject’s sense of physical exertion, and their heart rates and lactate levels were calculated after […]

Fit To Fly - A Fun And Easy Workout

Fit To Fly – A Fun And Easy Workout

People have always been into flying. Airplanes, helicopters, parachutes are all invented to feel the free and irresponsible feeling of flying. When choosing to be healthy and fit, there are other choices than using jogging, running, the gym or riding a bike. A more fun way is the one allowing both the dream to fly […]

Laura Berman’s 6 Fitness Moves For Fantastic Sex

Laura Berman’s 6 Fitness Moves For Fantastic Sex

Prevention Magazine got together with Laura Berman, PhD, to fashion a libido-boosting routine, based on her book The Passion Prescription, because working out releases endorphins, the happy hormone, which puts you more in the mood. The 6 recommended moves include Kegels exercises, several abdominal exercises, and butt and ab toning moves. The prescribed moves help […]

Perfect Recipe For Perfect Diva Arms

Perfect Recipe For Perfect Diva Arms

Having arms of which you can be proud is not necessarily a divine or natural gift. The muscle needs to be shaped into the form and design you want and they must be kept like that by regular training or workout. Beautiful arms don’t come without effort and nothing in the world is telling us […]