21 February 2017 - Exercise as Medicine
Depending on who you ask, exercise is a great way to lose
weight, build muscle mass, and relieve stress among countless other benefits.
Instead of viewing exercise as a simple way to get fit and look good, however,
a new paradigm is emerging that sees exercise as a form of medicine capable of
14 February 2017 - Boxing for Fun and Fitness
Boxing took the fitness world by storm in 2016, with
supermodels such as Adriana Lima and Gigi Hadid punching and ducking their way
to the perfect body. Unlike other popular forms of exercise, boxing provides an
intensive full-body workout that is capable of building strength, reducing fat,
and relieving stress - all at the same time. The boxing phenomenon looks likely
to continue in 2017, with more boxing classes and dedicated boxing gyms popping
up all the time.
08 February 2017 - Stay Active and Age Slower
Is it possible to slow down the ageing process? Can we look
and feel younger by changing our lifestyle? According to a new study by
researchers at the University of California - the answer is a resounding yes.
New research investigated links between physical activity and biological age in
a group of elderly women, with sedentary women found to be biologically older
by an average of eight years. People who exercise on a regular basis are often
thought to be healthier and have a more youthful appearance, with scientific
proof now available to inspire your love of fitness.
03 February 2017 - Wealth Inequality Across the Globe
A new report by Oxfam highlights inequality across the
globe, with dramatic figures showing a huge disparity between the haves and
have-nots. Released just before the World Economic Forum, 'An Economy For The
99%' claims that eight men control the same wealth as the poorest half of the
world. While the methodology used in this report has been criticised in the
past by free market think tanks, it shines a light onto a very real problem -
not a lack of resources but economic bottlenecks in the mechanisms of
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