Finnish Fitness Tracker App Startup Gobbled Up By Social Media Gorilla. Do You ‘Like’ This?
Apr25

Finnish Fitness Tracker App Startup Gobbled Up By Social Media Gorilla. Do You ‘Like’ This?

The social media giant continues to buy out different businesses to add to its arsenal of products. In its latest move, Facebook is getting into the fitness tracker frenzy. It looks like the first generation of wearable fitness trackers is losing steam and the apps war is heating up. With the iPhone 5s motion-detecting capabilities you won't need any additional devices to track your activity. Facebook's purchase of Moves puts it right...

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DOMS Got You Down? Use This Remarkably Simple Method To Ease The Pain And Improve Recovery.
Apr24

DOMS Got You Down? Use This Remarkably Simple Method To Ease The Pain And Improve Recovery.

Did you kill that workout and are now suffering the consequences of DOMS that's slowing you down from getting back to exercise? Here's some new research that confirms a method that can help you recover. Researchers haven't been able to make clear connections on how to manage recovery from DOMS. Until now. This study helps to paint a clearer picture of what works. You may have heard about myofascial rolling in fitness circles....

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Hypokinesia & Sarcopenia. What The Heck Are They And What Can You Do To Head Off #2?
Mar22

Hypokinesia & Sarcopenia. What The Heck Are They And What Can You Do To Head Off #2?

First off, sarcopenia just means the degenerative loss of muscle mass which is in turn mainly caused by hypokinesia, otherwise known as sedentary living or the couch potato lifestyle. Years of hypokinesia leads to sarcopenia progressing rapidly the older you get. So, all those fancy words to say that; as you get older, muscle mass decreases from a combination of Aging Inactivity, the main contributor What can you do about it? For one...

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Wow! That’s Crazy – “Too Toned To Work Out At Gym”. Have You Ever Been Told That?
Mar20

Wow! That’s Crazy – “Too Toned To Work Out At Gym”. Have You Ever Been Told That?

OK, so has Planet Fitness taken their “No Intimidation” policy too far? You decide. This woman was told to cover up because she was bothering other people with her toned tummy. Yes, it's at the manager's discretion to enforce their policies, but does this woman deserve that? Read the story here:   KTVU-TV – Bay Area RICHMOND, Calif. — A California woman was asked to cover up while working out at a Bay Area gym,...

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Is Your Child Unusually Out Of Breath When Exercising? Here’s Why You Need To Get It Checked Out.
Mar20

Is Your Child Unusually Out Of Breath When Exercising? Here’s Why You Need To Get It Checked Out.

Asthma has been on a dramatic rise since the 80's in both adults and children. This is quite disturbing and there have been no clear links established as to why this is happening. In my opinion,environmental pressures from pesticides and urban pollution plus current stressful lifestyles are contributing factors to this alarming disease of our times. Researchers haven't pinpointed an exact cause yet. Exercise can be a trigger for an...

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