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Heart disease sufferers not exercising enough

June 15, 2018
Heart disease sufferers not exercising enough

Evidence shows that people with existing heart problems or who are at risk of developing them, are ignoring medical advice and not taking enough exercise. New medical treatments have helped people to live longer despite these health problems, but this is causing an escalating burden on public health systems worldwide. The study, published in PLOS [...]

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5 drinks to perk you up post-exercise

October 19, 2017
5 drinks to perk you up post-exercise

Proper post-workout hydration is crucial, especially if you want to recover properly and maintain endurance. The good news is, water isn’t the only thing you can drink to replenish lost fluids. Here are some drinks that will replenish your tired body: 1.    Chocolate drink Losing too many electrolytes through sweating can also cause an array [...]

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Asia’s fitness industry getting trendier than ever

April 4, 2012
Asia’s fitness industry getting trendier than ever

Asia’s rapid modernisation has produced an alarming spike in the rate of obesity among its countries’ populations. According to the UK-based International Obesity Task Force, obesity in Asian nations is now mirroring that of Western countries. Each year, the rate of obesity in Asia is increasing by about 1%, roughly the same rates as in [...]

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