Adding nuts to a healthy diet may help release people from a dangerous combination of health problems. Up to 25% of people in the UK are thought to have “metabolic syndrome”, which includes obesity and high blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar. Advertisements
A new craze could sweep British gyms over the coming months – upside-down yoga. As unlikely as it sounds, converts of ‘AntiGravity Yoga’ say the technique enables them to reach positions other exercises can’t reach, leading to a better all-round work-out. Participants use a hammock suspended from the ceiling to carry out yoga, pilates and dance moves while defying gravity. It is becoming more and more popular in America and fitness experts believe it is only a matter of time before it ‘takes off’ here. The technique was invented by gymnast and Broadway dancer Christopher Harrison, who also came up with an acrobatic fitness regime that he called ‘Cheernastics’, based on American cheerleading. Source: Daily Telegraph Read full article
It may be grim outside and with the party season almost upon us we all may look a little pasty, but some people may be risking their long term health for the sake of a fake tan.
Targeting the development of shoulders, arms, upper back, chest and abdominals, Stronger Arms & Upper Body features over 100 exercises for serious lifters, including specific instructions for mastering technique and advanced exercise variations to help lifters advance to the next level.
In October it was revealed that nearly 5,000 samples would be analysed. But the IOC says it will now “primarily target endurance events in cycling, rowing, swimming and athletics”.
Members of sports clubs are likely to have first call on tickets to the London 2012 Olympics as part of a plan by organisers to boost participation across the country.
A Bowl of cereal for breakfast is the healthiest start to the day, research has found. It is packed with vitamins which have positive effects on the body.
Children would not have to move a muscle if new proposals are adopted. So says an association for PE teachers which has slammed a review of the proposed new Primary School Curriculum