Why to Use Dietary Fiber Supplements?

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Have you heard of Maslow’s Pyramid? It basically shows that biological and physiological needs, such as food and sleep must be met before higher level needs, such as achievement goals can be reached. After all, it is really hard to deal with the daily stresses of life such as work, child care, and school when […]

Psoriasis: Treat It at The Earliest

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There are myriads of skin diseases or conditions. Some are contagious while others are not. Most often skin diseases are not taken up with the doctor unless the impact is considerable. While for some, ignorance may be the sole reason, for others it’s just not important enough. One such skin condition is Psoriasis. Are you […]

Over 30 Ways To Exercise At Work: Get Your Deskercise On!

An absolute fabulous article. Having been a personal trainer in Maryland for many years, I am often asked about how to get some exercise in at work. If you have a sedentary job, there are many different things you can do to break up the monotony and get some physical activity in. You may have […]

A Wonderful Product for Weight Loss

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What should I wear to look thin? What should I eat to grow slim? Is my routine bad? Will I always be fat? When will I fit on a medium t-shirt? Why other thin girls are luckier than me? Tired of such question? It’s time to forget all of these depressing questions and move to […]

Running Gear: Get The Best For Yourself…

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If you’ve run the tracks before then you may have probably learnt the tips and tricks to handle it the best way. However for a novice, discounting on the gear may well be a disaster. To have a painless and injury free running experience, consider the following your ally.

How To Stay Fit In The Working World

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Body fitness is key to leading a healthy life. For some careers, it comes automatically due to the nature of the job itself. People in such jobs get physical activity easily, but this may not be the situation in other genres of work. People having desk jobs need to create ways through which they can […]

6 Reasons Women Should Lift Weights

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See on Scoop.it – SELF HEALTH The benefits of lifting weights for women to achieve fat loss far outweigh those of cardio. Think you’re going to get big and bulky? Think again.   It puzzles me why so few active women strength train: the benefits of weight training for fat loss far outweigh those of […]

After Years Of Bootstrapping, MyFitnessPal Raises $18M Round From Kleiner Perkins And Accel

MyFitnessPal , a service that allows users to track their calories and share that information with friends, has raised $18 million in its first round of funding.

This seems like one of those stories where a company goes years without raising any funding (MyFitnessPal launched in September 2005) before raising money from top-tier venture firms. The round was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers with participation from Accel Partners , and Kleiner’s John Doerr and Accel’s Andrew Braccia are joining the board.

MyFitnessPal has previously said that it has more than 40 million registered users . As part of the funding announcement, it also says that its users have lost a total of 100 million pounds to date, and that over the past year, it has been adding 1.5 million users every month.

As for why it’s raising money now, co-founder Mike Lee told me that he and his co-founder/brother Albert [...]

Why Ditch the Plastic Water Bottle?

There are many reasons to switch to filtered tap water including some scary health reasons! Save Money: You can save a lot of money not drinking bottled water! Even if you are buying it on sale or with coupons. “Last year, we spent more on Poland Spring, Fiji Water, Evian, Aquafina, and Dasani than we […]

Study: How Much You Exercise Matters More Than How Often

  METHODOLOGY: Researchers at Queens University recruited 2,324 Canadian adults from a nationally representative sample and had them wear accelerometers for a week to measure their activity. They took the participants who were obediently getting their 150 minutes and divided them into two groups based on how they distributed their time: those who worked out […]

17 Awakened Warrior Training Tactics – The Awakened Warriors

“Given enough time, any man may master the physical. With enough knowledge, any man may become wise. It is the true warrior who can master both….and surpass the result.” – T’ien T’ai Warrior Training So you’re interested in Warrior Training and developing the strength, courage and awe-inspiring physique of an Awakened Warrior! Good for you, […]

Pro Football Players Choose Yoga Over Weight Lifting

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Jonathan Creamer‘s insight: “Like millions of Americans, Troy Polamalu of the Philadelphia Eagles embraces the practice. He reportedly eschews weight lifting in favor of yoga.” Related articles Yoga Behind Bars Proper Yoga Form Before Depth – Yoga for Men

Madonna To Open Hard Candy Fitness In Roma

Madonna is opening a gym in Rome! Hard Candy Fitness is coming to Italy! This first location in Rome is a stunning 13,000 square feet space located in the heart of Rome’s historic center. The three story, amenity-packed club will include studios for yoga, group cycling, and group fitness, where the brand’s exclusive Addicted to […]

Home Exercise for Weight Loss – The Ultimate Curvy Goddess Guide

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Home exercise for weight loss is perfect for the Curvy Goddess with a busy lifestyle in the 21st century. You have a family and a full-time career to juggle so time is a valuable commodity that is truly rare. Home exercise for weight loss is the solution when even the closest gym in your neighborhood […]

Fitness training: 5 components to a Balanced Fitness Training Regimen

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Fitness training balances five individual component’s of good health. Make sure your routine includes muscular fitness, stretching, aerobic fitness core exercise and coordination or balance training.   You know it really doesn’t matter if you’re a professional when it comes to fitness or you’re a beginner taking your first steps toward improving your overall health […]

10-Minute, No-Equipment-Needed Workout You Can Do Anywhere

We have excuse-proofed your fitness routine with our latest Class FitSugar. It’s 10 minutes long, so you can easily squeeze the workout into your busy day. Plus you don’t need to drag out your dumbbells for this one: this full-body routine requires no equipment. These are pure body weight exercises, and you can do them […]