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 treating disease.

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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.   

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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.

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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 distribution.

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