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[16 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Everyone seems to have their own theory on the do’s and don’ts of gymming. We separate the wheat from the chaff
While you may think you know a lot about fitness, experts say that most injuries occur due to misinformation you gather from unreliable sources – a friend, colleague or something you saw on television. Avoid believing everything you hear. Experts say there are loads of myths in fitness that might actually cause injury and stop you from getting the best workout. injury.
Myth 1 : Running on a treadmill puts less …

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[14 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Fitness fanatics are more likely to be aggressive, dominant and highly sexed, according to scientists who have identified a link between exercise and personality.
Their findings confirm the old stereotype of musclebound bullies kicking sand in the faces of nerdy people who spend more of their spare time in front of a screen rather than the gym, reports telegraph.co.uk .
This suggests a link between a person’s personality and their ability to generate energy, said the joint study by universities in New South Wales in Australia and California, in the US.
It may …

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[22 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

Climbing stairs can help you stay fit, say researchers in Ireland.
They came to the conclusion after analyzing benefits of climbing stairs once or twice over the course of a workday.
“I think the key thing here, is that stair-climbing is one of the few everyday activities at a moderate to high intensity that one can do surreptitiously without having to change, use special equipment or look foolish,” The Globe and Mail quoted Colin Boreham, a professor at the University College Dublin Institute for Sport and Health as saying.
In the study, boffins …