Two years ago, she had a stroke; two months from now, she’s taking the bikini stage

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One of the things I do as a fitness professional is help people get ready to compete in physique competitions. You know, like bodybuilders and figure and bikini athletes. I gotta tell you, every one of my clients betrays the stereotype society tends to hold of people who get involved in such things. They’re focused […]

If you’re over 60, sitting = trouble, even if you exercise

If you’re over the age of 60, every extra hour you spend sitting is linked to doubling your risk of being disabled, no matter how much exercise you get, according to a study published this week in the Journal of Physical Activity & Health. According to the study, conducted by Northwestern Medicine, of two theoretical 65-year-old […]

Beliefs about diet and exercise might dictate weight

Quick! What’s the cause of obesity — a lack of exercise or overeating? Your answer might be a reflection of your current body shape. Researchers from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology found that people who believe diet is most implicated in obesity have […]