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Male Anorexia - What You Should Know

Male Anorexia – What You Should Know

Though eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are known generally as female afflictions, male anorexia is more common than we may think. Consider the following misconceptions about male anorexia: There are no large studies done on the subject of male anorexia because it is a phenomenon often dismissed due to “statistical infrequency”. However estimates […]

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America and the Obesity Epidemic – Some Facts

According to a new report, America is getting fatter, particularly in the south. Obesity is nothing short of an epidemic and controlling this is a vital cog in the wheel of health care reform. With a flourishing weight loss industry and government taking measures to control the problem, the results on the ground are still […]

Is More Exercise Necessarily Better?

Is More Exercise Necessarily Better?

More the merrier is an often used expression; but it doesn’t apply in many different cases, needless to say. For instance this is certainly not applicable in terms of calories, because too many calories are bad for your waistline, your health and any number of other reasons. Does it apply in the case of exercise, […]

Is It Carbs Or Fats That Make You Fat?

Is It Carbs Or Fats That Make You Fat?

If only there was a simple answer to that question, we would all be perfectly fit, but the fact is that it isn’t just carbs that make you fat, and it isn’t just fats that make you fat. Rather it is the quality of carbs and fats, and the amount of carbs and fats that […]

How To Have An Effective Women's Workout?

How To Have An Effective Women’s Workout?

When we talk about workouts, we often associate them with men and rigorous exercises. What we don’t know is that there is actually a women’s workout too. Women are more self-conscious than men when it comes to their outside appearance. They are always expected to have an attractive figure and they do everything they can […]

Pilates Workouts - The Pros And Cons

Pilates Workouts – The Pros And Cons

Some people swear by Pilates as a fitness regime that works best for them; yet others say they don’t have time for Pilates workouts, that it did not have the kind of benefits that they would have liked. It is also known as Contrology, and was originally developed for war veterans based on aerobics and […]

Office Fitness For When You're Chained To The Desk

Office Fitness For When You’re Chained To The Desk

This one is for all of us who use the office and long hours as an excuse not to work out or go to the gym or get exercise: it is possible to use these office fitness tips to get a better body without leaving your desk. Do stretching exercises at different times throughout the […]

Do You Lack Flexibility? You Could Have Naturally Tight Muscles

Do You Lack Flexibility? You Could Have Naturally Tight Muscles

We have all witnessed how a friend or a mate in the gym or a fitness class seems to effortlessly be able to touch their entire palms to the ground while keeping their legs straight, whereas you seem to have trouble even getting your finger tips to touch the ground! These people seem to be […]

Fitness Workouts Of The Hollywood Stars

12 Fitness Workouts Of The Hollywood Stars

Learn to stay fit with these 12 celebrity fitness programs.

Take the Load off Your Feet

Take the Load off Your Feet

We often think of losing the weight in the interests of our heart, the brain, and several other organs of the body. We rarely however give any thought to our poor feet; the ones that carry around all the (often excess) baggage all day long! The foot, says an expert, is tremendously well developed for […]