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Here is good news for early risers – exercising in the mornings has proven to be more beneficial than if they were to exercise at any other time of the day. Exercising in the morning also has added health benefits, according to Ben Greenfield, who coaches individuals for weight loss,

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Results of a survey show that with Americans exercising 135 days a year compared with a global average of 112, they are in the lead, while Britons exercise an average of just 108 days a year. Italians exercise  96 days a year, while the Dutch exercise 93 days a year.

Women who got less than six hours of sleep consume more calories during the day than those who reported getting seven hours of sleep or more. Not only were they consuming more calories, but the foods they were eating are typically considered less nutritious, a recent study published in the

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  Yoga and pilates are often thrown into the same category. While they are similar practices, they do have some major differences. There is a lot of interest in both forms of discipline. Both are sophisticated systems of integrative exercise with a lot in common. In fact, the six pilates

Two large meals (breakfast and lunch), rather than six small meals with the same total calories, are better for controlling weight and blood sugar in people with type-2 diabetes, new research by Dr Hana Kahleová suggests. The study, published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study

Did you know that your personality traits can help you find the best sports or exercise for you? Discovery Vitality’s Clinical Manager, Dr Jill Borresen, says that one of the best strategies for staying on track with your fitness regime, is to choose activities you enjoy. She believes that your

Expensive meals taste better than cheaper ones. True? In fact, the idea that people associate cost with quality, can ultimately influence what we taste and how our senses are activated during a meal, according to new research presented at the Experimental Biology 2014 meeting in San Diego, California. The researchers

Sex Life

I’m not sure if it is a coincidence, but I am a lot more into sex since I started practicing yoga. Maybe its just because I’m getting older and more comfortable with myself. Maybe I’m more comfortable with my body and who I am as a result of a regular

I have noticed that amongst my students there are some people who are naturally flexible but lack strength and on the other end of the spectrum, there are people who are strong but really inflexible. It is important to practice yoga with these things in mind. Notice your strengths and weakness and practice with compassion.

Researchers Andrew Lepp and Jacob E Barkley, associate professors  at Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Resources, have found that those who report the highest cell phone usage (averaging 14 hours a day) were found to be less fit than those who used their devices less often. “There’s