Category: Fitness

Vegan Pamela Anderson Completes NYC Marathon Without Training

Vegan Pamela Anderson Completes NYC Marathon Without Training

Pamela Anderson, age 46 and with her cute new pixie haircut, successfully completed her first marathon yesterday — the ING New York City Marathon — in 5 hours and 41 minutes. She raised $288,492 on Crowdrise for the J/P Haitian Relief Organization. She didn’t even train for Sunday’s big race: “I really haven’t attacked the running thing,” Pamela admitted to the NY […]

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Jim Morris, Amazing 78 Year Old Vegan Bodybuilder

Jim Morris, Amazing 78 Year Old Vegan Bodybuilder

Jim Morris, now 78 years old, is a bodybuilder who has had an amazing career well into his older years. More information: http://www.greatveganathletes.com/vegan_athlete_jim-morris-vegan-bodybuilder Related article: 77 Year Old Bodybuilder Credits Vegan Diet for Ripped Body

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Enhanced Athletic Recovery Without Undermining Adaptation

Might the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of plant-based diets undermine some of the benefits of exercise? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Meet a Martial Arts Master in Marrakech at Palais Namaskar

Meet a Martial Arts Master in Marrakech at Palais Namaskar

Internationally renowned Martial Arts Master and Chinese Kung Fu World-Cup Champion, Fred Evrard, offers a bespoke five-day program at Palais Namaskar for those wishing to recharge their body and mind. The program begins with a body condition evaluation and a diagnostic of body weight using a ‘Body Impedance Analyzer’ to adapt the program to participants’ needs. Two hours of physical […]

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Exercise is Not Likely to Be Your Ticket to the Weight-Loss Express

Exercise is Not Likely to Be Your Ticket to the Weight-Loss Express

Among the most commonly held misconceptions about obesity, perhaps none does more harm than the notion that exercise is responsible for the lion’s share of weight management. Sure, it’s true that exercise does burn calories, and yes, if you burn more calories you ought to lose weight. But unfortunately, it’s just not that simple. To put exercise into some perspective, […]

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Preventing Exercise-Induced Oxidative Stress With Watercress

Preventing Exercise-Induced Oxidative Stress With Watercress

Those eating a more plant-based diet may naturally have an enhanced antioxidant defense system to counter the DNA damage caused by free radicals produced by high-intensity exercise. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Reducing Muscle Soreness With Berries

Reducing Muscle Soreness With Berries

  Anti-inflammatory phytonutrients in berries may explain why cherries can speed recovery after a marathon by reducing muscle pain in long-distance runners. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/reducing-muscle-soreness-with-berries/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Reducing Muscle Fatigue With Citrus

Reducing Muscle Fatigue With Citrus

Daily citrus fruit consumption during athletic training may reduce muscle fatigue, as evidenced by lower blood lactate concentrations. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Exercise Not Helpful for Weight Loss

Exercise Not Helpful for Weight Loss

Exercise can provide many health benefits (such as muscle tone and bone density), but weight loss is not necessarily one of the benefits, according to a recent study published in Population Health Metrics. Researchers found that obesity levels have risen over the past decade despite an increase in physical activity in the U.S. population. Nine years of data from two […]

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The Benefits of Fenugreek Seeds for Strength Training

The Benefits of Fenugreek Seeds for Strength Training

According to a study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, the spice fenugreek appears to significantly improve muscle strength and weight lifting power output while possessing anti-cancer properties in vitro. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2013/04/23/increasing-muscle-strength-with-fenugreek/ Related article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/side-effect-of-fenugreek-consumption/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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