Why Should People Exercise to Lose Weight?


Your body needs food for energy. If you eat more than is needed for your normal day-to-day activity and for what your body needs to repair and renew itself, the excess energy is stored as fat. Which means you’ll put on some weight. Therefore, to achieve effective weight loss, your body must burn more calories […]

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Choosing the Right Form of Exercise For You

In order to make a success of starting to exercise, it is important that you choose an activity that is right for you. There is little point in pursuing a type of exercise that you don’t like, or feel uncomfortable with, or for paying out on membership fees for a gym you probably won’t attend […]

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Healthy Breakfast – A Powerful Way to start Your Day

You’ve probably read many times that diet specialists and medicos recommend that the best way to start the day is to eat a healthy breakfast. So why is that? Breakfast is the first meal after your body has been relaxing with sleep. We don’t exert energy when we are sleeping so our metabolism slows right […]

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The Importance of Exercise for Seniors

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Whatever our age, physical activity is important to maintain our well-being. After the age of fifty an absence of exercise can have an adverse effect on our body, so we should pay more attention to looking after ourselves. Aging changes our body. We tend to become physically less active. Some functions such as metabolism slow […]

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Childhood Obesity in America – A National Crisis


Childhood obesity in America has soared in recent years and is a matter of great concern to both parents and healthcare professionals. An increasing number of children are not just seriously overweight but are quite obese, and a worrying part of the problem is the incidence of very young children being affected as well. Toddlers […]

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Tony Horton’s 10 Minute Trainer


Tony Horton’s Workout for the Busiest people Tony Horton has become an established name in the area of home fitness training programs. He has the popular P90 and P90X workouts to his credit, and a number of other fitness undertakings including this 10 Minute Trainer home fitness DVD. A lot can be achieved in a […]

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Understanding the Importance of Metabolism

Metabolism is the process that takes place constantly in the body, to turn food into energy that can be used by the body. The speed at which metabolism takes place is referred to as the metabolic rate and it varies from person to person. Someone whose body doesn’t metabolize too well is said to have […]

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Beat Iron Deficiency Anaemia with Good Nutrition

Blood is made up of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets which aid blood clotting during bleeding. Oxygen is conveyed throughout our body by the red blood cells and this is what makes them red in colour. A constant oxygen supply is needed by the body to ensure growth, good health and […]

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