Category: Fitness

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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Matthew McConaughey Launches Active-Inspired Sportswear Collection

Actor and philanthropist Matthew McConaughey has partnered with Canadian-based apparel manufacturer Grand National Apparel to announce the launch of JKL (jklbrand.com), an active-inspired sportswear collection derived from McConaughey’s active lifestyle and philosophy of life. A portion of sales will support the just keep livin Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by McConaughey, which implements after-school fitness and wellness programs, in inner-city […]

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Exercise Does Not Determine Children’s Body Weight

Exercise Does Not Determine Children’s Body Weight

Physical activity does not influence preschoolers’ weight, according to a new study from Germany. Researchers analyzed data from 92 children aged 3 to 6 years old for an average of seven consecutive days and found that exercise played no role in overweight or obesity status of children. The study found that socioeconomic status did influence weight status. The study confirms […]

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Mike Fremont, 91 Year Old Vegan, Finishes Knoxville Half Marathon in 3:04

Mike Fremont, 91 Year Old Vegan, Finishes Knoxville Half Marathon in 3:04

His time is single-age world record—for now, he notes. You know that dream, the one where you’re running and racing into your twilight years? Mike Fremont offers proof of its possibility. The 91-year-old Cincinnati resident finished the Knoxville Half Marathon this weekend in 3:03:56. Runner’s World chief running officer Bart Yasso summed up his feat best via Twitter: “Wow, this […]

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Standing Up for Your Health

Standing Up for Your Health

A few months ago the New York Times ran a piece reiterating the hazards of prolonged sitting, which is associated with a shorter lifespan–even in those who exercise regularly. Our bodies were built to move. Standing and treadmill desks are two potential solutions for office workers. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Experience Wellness in the Wild with Orient-Express Africa

Experience Wellness in the Wild with Orient-Express Africa

With properties in Cape Town, Johannesburg and three safari camps in Botswana, Orient-Express has everything you need for a luxurious African adventure. After chasing the big five throughout the Okavango Delta, hiking Table Mountain or shopping and exploring the art galleries of Johannesburg, guests can treat themselves to a bit of pampering with a variety of African-inspired spa treatments. Tucked […]

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