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Finding time to fit exercise into a busy schedule can be a challenge. Breaking your exercise up into short activities throughout the day is a lot easier. And, thankfully, scientists have confirmed that it works just as well! A few butt squeezes here, ten minutes of aerobic activity there. Could intermittent

Finding fitness in Japan

Re-locating to a foreign country is always a serious challenge for a determined fitness athlete like myself. This is especially true for a country where the general population does not speak English, like in  Japan. There are many hurdles you encounter when you travel as a fitness enthusiast. These range

Lower back pain

Back pain can be extremely debilitating and it’s more common than you would think. In fact a staggering four out of five Americans will suffer from it at some point. But did you know that yoga offers a scientifically proven solution for relief from back pain while providing many other

Pokémon Go| longevity live

People fell in love with Pokémon Go within a week of its launch, so much so, that players boosted its popularity to rival that of even Twitter in terms of the volume of daily active users. But are augmented reality games the health apps of the future or just another

Yoga quiz Longevity Live

The key to connecting with your mind, body, and spirit through yoga is to match your practice with your personality and your physical needs. Each style of yoga will give you a different way to connect with its ancient wisdom. Take the quiz below courtesy of The Chopra Centre to find out

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How do you go about achieving a flow in your fitness regime? A common question regarding the momentum one is able to achieve in fitness is sometimes phrased: How do I stay in the groove? How can I achieve that fit as a fiddle body? How may I act and

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When it comes to selecting which exercise movements to perform, it’s simply a matter of effectiveness. To be effective when exercising requires masterful execution of such movements.  How you can be more masterful? 1) Anatomy: Each movement has a particular joint around which bones are articulated by a certain group

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Today I want to talk about why you need a true training partner. You see many of us take pride in being self-sufficient and taking credit for being a one man band. It’s by no means a bad thing to be able to excel on your own, but at some

exercise and muscle movement

Muscle is a magical tissue providing the means for our every day movement. In this article I will uncover it’s magical workings for you and how these impact on your training! Myosin are microscopic hair like tendrils that act like a hand taking hold of a ladder rung and pulling

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Dr Liz Salada, board-certified internal medicine practitioner, says regular physical activity helps to decrease the symptoms of allergies, as it improves blood flow, which in turn promotes the removal of allergens.  And while you can’t (literally) exercise your allergies away, working out can help to minimise your symptoms. “The improved