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 […]
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 [...]
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 […]
“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, […]
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 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 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 […]
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 […]
Even if you haven’t previously bothered with exercise, getting fit in middle age appears to reshape the landscape of aging. Exercising during midlife, especially if you haven’t been, can pay enormous later-life benefits, he says. “Our study suggests that someone in midlife who moves from the least fit to the second-to-the-least-fit category of fitness gets […]