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03 Dec 2013

Curvy Girl Lingerie via Facebook Curvy Girl Lingerie which sells underthings for plus-size women became the target of Maria Kang who was furious that a company would promote an unhealthy lifestyle as sexy. "I'm not bashing those home page who are proud and overweight, I am empowering those who are proud and healthy to come out and be the real role models in our society," she added . She received thousands of "likes" for her rant. Curvy Girl via Facebook In a bid to celebrate 'real beauty' without the magic of Photoshop, the Curvy Girl Lingerie shop launched a campaign asking women to post 'sexy' selfies on its Facebook page sparking outrage from the fitness nut. But Facebook deemed her thoughts as "hate speech" and...

12 Nov 2013

site With so many wristband fitness trackers on the market and new versions rolling out at what seems like a weekly rate, it's hard to keep track of which does what. Nike has been a leader in the space with its Fuelband lineup, but along with Jawbone and Fitbit , it's looking for more ways to stand out and really help its users get up and get moving. And fortunately for the company and of course, its users Nike nails all of the above with its latest iteration, the Nike+ Fuelband SE. See also: 10 Etsy Shops for Covetable Fashion Accessories The SE which stands for "second edition" and is priced at $149 is Nike's smartest wristband tracker yet.

21 Oct 2013

Mondays should be your strongest days, to start off fresh and new and to set the tone for a week's worth of healthy eating habits and exercise. - *Disclaimer: The aforementioned is not to be construed as medical or professional fitness advice. Please always consult the advice of a physician, nutritionist, or other medical personnel before beginning any fitness or nutritional program.

Team manager Mohammed Moosajee said Steyn will be monitored. "We should have a better idea of the situation tomorrow," Moosajee, South Africa's team manager told ESPNcricinfo. "We need a 24-hour period before we can...

08 Oct 2013

site "Rhabdomyolysis isn't a common condition, yet it's so commonly encountered in CrossFit that they have a cartoon about it, nonchalantly casting humor on something that should never happen," writes Eric Robertson, an assistant professor of physical therapy at Regis University, for The Huffington Post. "Under extreme conditions your muscle cells explode. They die. They leach protein out into the blood stream, including one form called myoglobin ... This can produce injury or death to all or part of the kidney in a short amount of time, and is potentially lethal." Rhabdo is rare overall, but occurs more often in CrossFit Just how rare is rhabdo? One study found that the overall annual incidence of the condition among...

06 Oct 2013

That doesn't mean that you're not burning more calories at your hot cycling class than you would be at a normal onebut more research is needed to determine if the extra calories you burn because of the heat make up for the lower intensity at which you're exercising because of it, says Porcari. Rev Your Metabolism in 8 Minutes But Is it Maxworkout Safe? Porcari's research shows that doing yoga in a room that's 90 to 95 degrees and has a humidity level between 35 to 40 percent is safeso long as you stay properly hydrated while doing it. But what about workouts done at a higher temperatureor ones that are focused on cardio? Porcari recommends proceeding with caution: If your core temperature gets too high, you could...

28 Sep 2013

The Penguins have ruled Vokoun out of their season opener Thursday against New Jersey. He had a procedure Saturday to dissolve a blood clot in his pelvis. A Czech-language report today said Vokoun, 37, might have to retire from hockey and that he felt lucky to be alive, according to a Google translation. It quoted the goaltender as saying he had blood clots from "mid-thigh almost to the heart." Walsh, in an email exchange, said Vokoun's thoughts were not portrayed in their entirety in the story.

He scored comfortably in 2:49.2 (2200m mobile) inthe free-for-all, his last 800m requiring 58.1 and 400m in 28.2....

22 Sep 2013

citizens. Leawood, KS (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 A recent article published on Fitness Life Stories brings attention to the ground breaking announcements coming out of the health care world. In particular, the fitness and lifestyle website examines the announcement by Google of the new health and well-being company Calico, which according to the article will be under the leadership of Genetech and Apple Chairman Arthur D. Levinson, and the announcement by Amgen detailing how it's newest drug AMG services patients suffering from high cholesterol levels and heightened risk of heart disease. Mary Myers, an editor of the site, commented on the recently published article, "The news coming out lately is extremely exciting,...

21 Sep 2013

Our data is more accurate than any survey, helping fitness players better hone in on what's needed to help consumers lead a healthier lifestyle." Facilities use the open API to incorporate real-world Preva exerciser data into their offerings. With development, they can review hold Preva achievement badge contests, where top earners are highlighted on Facebook or Twitter. They can create a "calories burned tracker" for their website and hold metrics-driven contests such as "distance traveled" programs to encourage longer, more productive workouts in the gym. Mobile app and other online health services, such as those tracking activities like running or cycling, nutrition and other wellness criteria, can sync Preva...

10 Sep 2013

It has three different difficulty levels and 27 different sessions to choose from, with detailed visual and voice instructions for every pose. Log all of your sessions to track your progress and enjoy a more serene workout during your travels. Available for Android and iOS Fitbit Fitbit is probably best known for its hardware that tracks metrics such as heart rate and blood pressure. The activity tracker is an optional extra, but if you choose to buy it, it will sync your data with the app. This system is great for counting calories, logging exercise goals, and monitoring your weight.

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05 Sep 2013

An All-America swimmer in college, Smiley has been in the fitness business since 2002 when he went to clients homes to provide physical training. He opened his first fitness center in 2006 in Excelsior. All five will remain open under the new arrangement with Snap Fitness. Smiley called Taunton the most successful fitness entrepreneur on the planet. Personal-training services are not cheap, but packages can be designed to make it more affordable. Steele Fitness charges $60 to $90 an hour for personal attention but as little as $20 an hour for group sessions.

Tabley, 32, started pole dancing two years ago. 'It's not seedy,' she says. 'That's a...