top tech fitness apps and gear

Train like the pros: top tech fitness apps & gear

Using a high tech device or even a simple app on your phone can give you precise information about how you’re doing in your training and how you can improve over time.

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Yin is in: Yoga for all performance

Top athletes in-the-know practice yoga for its optimization and recovery benefits. It’s seen as an important part of a well-rounded competitive or recreational fitness program. If you haven’t yet incorporated a Yin yoga practice into your workout or sports training routine, now is the time to start.

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Prevention and Protection before Participation

Whether you’re participating in recreational sports or preparing for a competition, being active can be stressful on your body. Know your risks of sports injuries and how to prevent them before you get out onto the field, gym, or pathway.

The sitter's disease: What your chair-based lifestyle is doing to your health

The sitter’s disease: What your chair-based lifestyle is doing to your health

We now understand that sitting for extended periods is associated with several negative health effects. In fact, prolonged sitting can increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and premature death.

james bond technology offers new take on fitness

Technology offers new take on fitness

Ever notice how 50 years later James Bond still looks like he’s at the top of his game?
You can, too, with new multi-functional fitness products.

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Is swimming the ultimate exercise?

Could swimming be the ultimate exercise? The following report card on swimming shows that unlike other cardiovascular exercises, swimming offers benefits beyond merely burning calories and building muscle groups.

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There is no gain in pain

There is no treatment that heals our body better than our own body itself.

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Pregnancy and Exercise

Exercise is vital to living a healthy lifestyle and pregnancy is no exception. Exercise during pregnancy is essential to the health of both mother and baby.

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How Hard Should You Exercise For A Healthy Heart?

The fitness centres and gyms fill up this time of the year with folks eager to meet their New Year goals. Many of you might jump into exercise without considering your existing fitness status, medical issues, medication side effects and how intensely you should be exercising.

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Staying fit and limber through the ages

At every stage of development exercise is crucial to our mental and physical well-being. Circumstances will often dictate our lifestyle choices and the physical activities that are available to us.