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Cycling: Kendra Wilkinson’s weight loss tip

Kendra Wilkinson has revealed one of the methods of exercise that she has been using to lose weight – cycling. The ex-Playboy model wrote on her official blog that there are many reasons why she likes getting on her bike: “Biking isn’t only good for me … it’s good for the environment as well.” She….

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April 23rd, 2010 Author: Admin
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Walking is ‘great exercise’ for older women

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Walking has been recommended as a particularly effective way for women to lose weight, because the intensity can be varied depending on fitness levels. Speaking to the Montreal Gazette, women’s exercise expert and director of the John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity Miriam Nelson explained that walking is particularly good for older women. Her….

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April 23rd, 2010 Author: Admin
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Yoga helps man achieve dramatic weight loss

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An American man has praised yoga for helping him to achieve a massive weight loss of more than 26 stone. Larry Sherman used to weigh around 38 st 8 lbs but lost an incredible amount of this over the course of three-and-a-half years, ABC News Detroit reports. Now weighing in at under 13 stone, Mr….

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April 22nd, 2010 Author: Admin
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Dieting alone ‘will not cause weight loss’

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Those dieting with the aim of shedding a few pounds must also exercise if they are to achieve their weight loss goals, a study has shown. Scientists at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) discovered that reducing caloric intake alone will not promote significant weight loss. They claim this is because of a compensatory mechanism….

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April 14th, 2010 Author: Admin
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Varying fitness routines ‘helps people achieve weight loss goals’

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Those looking for tips on exercises that will complement their weight loss diets have been advised to vary their fitness routines. Adding variety to an exercise regime is the best way to achieve weight loss goals, said Graeme Marsh, personal training manager for Virgin Active. He suggested that interval training is the best form of….

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April 12th, 2010 Author: Admin
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Walking ‘offers a good way to lose weight’

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Obese people seeking to lose weight without having to engage in strenuous exercise sessions at the gym should just try walking more, Walking for Health has suggested. Moira Halstead, communications manager at the organisation, said that over two thirds of women aged 55 to 74 are overweight or obese but that walking can help to….

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April 9th, 2010 Author: Admin
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Exercise during pregnancy ‘reduces risk of children developing obesity’

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Pregnant women who exercise are less likely to give birth to obesity-prone babies, a study has suggested. Researchers in New Zealand found that mums-to-be who exercised also had lighter babies than those who were largely inactive. Dr Paul Hofman, from the University of Auckland in New Zealand, said: “Regular aerobic exercise alters the maternal environment….

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April 7th, 2010 Author: Admin
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Exercise to lose weight ‘may also combat depression’

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Efforts to lose weight through exercise also help to combat depression and anxiety disorders, according to new analysis. Scientists from the Southern Methodist University in Dallas concluded that exercise serves as a “magic drug” for many people with these psychological conditions, based on the analysis of a number of other published studies. Lead researcher Jasper….

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April 6th, 2010 Author: Admin
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Could football be the best way to lose weight?

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Football could be the answer to the nation’s weight loss problems, according to new study’s findings. Scientists from the University of Copenhagen co-ordinated a study involving 50 researchers from seven countries and compared the psychological and sociological benefits of football with running. They concluded that the sport offers a broad spectrum of health and fitness….

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April 6th, 2010 Author: Admin
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Walking: The trick to weight loss

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The trick to losing weight is walking a lot, according to actress Valerie Bertinelli, who famously lost 40 pounds on the Jenny Craig programme. Valerie, 49, explained to People magazine that on her recent ten-day holiday to Italy she ate whatever she wanted but burnt off a lot of the calories by walking 85 miles…..

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March 29th, 2010 Author: Admin

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