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Tag Archives: Fitness

A Guide to Gym Etiquette

It’s that time of the year again: the time when we all look in the mirror, remember when we got out of breath running for the bus last week and promise ourselves that this is the year we get fit. If you’re hitting the gym, there are some basic etiquette rules that you should be

Fitness and Nutrition Tips from Dancers

In popular TV shows and music videos, hip-hop and b-boy dancers can be seen popping, locking, flipping and grooving. In theater, there are ballet dancers who do arabesques, lifts and plies. There are also jazz dancers who do splits and leaps. Their hectic routines require strength, athleticism, flexibility and cardio-respiratory endurance, which are all the

The Best and Worst Celebrities Who Endorse Weight Loss Plans

Would a celebrity endorsement entice you to try out a particular weight loss program? For many of the most popular companies, they’re banking on the fact it would. Sales numbers and statistics show that having a well-known celebrity behind a product leads to bigger numbers. After all, when you see a celebrity claiming success with

Popular Weight Loss Diets for 2012

Before we discuss the popular methods adopted for losing weight it is important to point out that what is popular is not always the best option. Also, many of the methods used by people trying to lose weight may help, but it is when they are used in combination that the best results can be

Combating the Christmas Calories

A traditional diet outage, the festive season is notoriously linked with good food, sweet treats and dining out. Families gather to swap stories over hot plates, and present hunters roam Christmas markets teaming with mulled wine and imported German sausage. Even coffee shops add calories to their drinks, with extra helpings of whipped cream and