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How to Turn Your Smartphone into the Ultimate Fitness Device
How to Turn Your Smartphone into the Ultimate Fitness Device

A couple of years ago, mobile phone innovations were at the heart of technological progress, when Apple and Samsung continually blew our minds with their space-age developments. That meteoric hardware explosion has now slowed, and more thoughtful innovation is taking its place, with personal fitness appearing to be the latest trend in mobile technology applications.

Wouldn’t-You-Like-to-Know Facts About Health/Fitness Clubs
Wouldn’t-You-Like-to-Know Facts About Health/Fitness Clubs

1. A WHOLE LOT OF PEOPLE. At the present time, an estimated 45 million Americans are members of health/fitness clubs - a number that has more than doubled in the past 2 decades. Globally, the number of health/fitness club members nearly is 120 million. From a global perspective, the U.S. market represents 37.5% of the total global membership base, down from more than 50% less than a decade earlier.

Top Seven Drinks to Help Keep you Healthy
Top Seven Drinks to Help Keep you Healthy

Adults should be drinking around two litres of liquid every day, but what are the very best beverages you can drink to keep you healthy? Here are seven drinks that you should incorporate into your diet wherever possible: Water, Green Tea, Peppermint Tea, 1% Reduced-Fat Milk, Soy Milk, Tomato Juice and Orange Juice.

 Nice-To-Know Facts About Stretching, Flexibility, And Warming Up
Nice-To-Know Facts About Stretching, Flexibility, And Warming Up

1. NOT THE SAME. Some people believe that stretching and warming up are more or less the same. They're not. Warming up is designed to prepare an individual for the demands of the physical activity that follows. As such, a few minutes of engaging in low-intensity whole-body exercise (e.g., jogging in place) can be an appropriate warm-up. Warming up should always precede stretching because stretching cold muscles can result in an injury to the affected musculature.

Health, Fitness & the Role of Diet Pills
Health, Fitness & the Role of Diet Pills

Health and fitness: these words have become more than trends. Everywhere you look, ads are bombarding us with calls to slim down, bulk up, or burn fat. But what does it mean to be fit? Is being slim the same as being fit, or healthy? And what role do fat burners, slimming pills, and other weight loss supplements play in maintaining a healthy body weight? Health & Fitness It should come as no surprise that exercise and a low-calorie diet...

Detoxification through movement
Detoxification through movement

Many people have the urge to undertake a cleanse or detoxification program as a means to kick-start a weight loss goal. The diet recommendations that accompany many of the detoxification programs virtually assure the participant will be consuming fewer calories than normal through fasting, meal replacements, or food selections that are less calorically dense. Detoxification programs have other benefits that are sought after by the consumer, however; weight loss tends to be a main long term objective.

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