Documentary Worth Watching: Marathon Challenge

Have you ever felt like you could never run a marathon because it was too hard, long or just impossible due to some “bad genes” passed on from your parents? Well, Nova looks at turning some reasonably fit, regular people into Boston Marathon runners in under a year.

This documentary might inspire you to work towards your own fitness goal, or remind you to stay on track with your New Years resolutions. I hope you’ll all find it interesting. [Read more...]

8 Fitness Myths Debunked

There is so much information about exercise, diet and fitness that it is hard to decipher what is truth and what is fiction.  This is where the internet comes into it’s own and helps us to decipher what is best for our bodies.  There are a lot of experts out there and here is what a lot of them agree upon.

There is only one way to find out if a fitness myth is true or not and that is to try it.  Fortunately for us many people have tried and tested the fitness myths and debunked them.  The good news for you is that you don’t need to try and test these myths yourself, so here are 8 fitness myths which have been debunked. [Read more...]

6 Quick Tips for Getting Healthy No Matter How Busy You Are

We all know how important our health is and how difficult it can sometimes seem to be to stay in shape and eat a healthy well balanced diet since we tend to always be on the go, rushing to and fro and rarely have the time to eat properly or take care of ourselves. Well, getting healthy does not have to be an overwhelming and daunting task.

Here are 6 very simple, quick and easy tips to help you improve your health, eat better, and get out of that rut that we often find ourselves in. [Read more...]

Coffee: Drink to Your Health!

If you’re anything like me, you can’t function properly without your morning cup of coffee. Discovered more than 1,000 years ago by hungry goats roaming the hills of Ethiopia, it has become the number one source of antioxidants in the U.S. diet. Black tea, bananas, dry beans and corn round out the top five. Once a health pariah blamed for everything from stunted growth, to heart disease, to making you visit the bathroom more often, coffee is now making a comeback. Three new studies were published this year alone touting it’s health benefits. But can a latte a day really keep the doctor away? Here is some evidence that suggests the answer is, “Yes!” [Read more...]