Tag: Exercise

Eating disorders linked to exercise addiction

New research shows that exercise addiction is nearly four times more common amongst people with an eating disorder. The study, led by Mike Trott of Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), was published this month in the journal Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity. The research is the first to measure rates

How to live longer: Doing this exercise just once a week can increase your life expectancy

Exercise provides innumerable health benefits, all of which coalesce to increase your life expectancy by protecting against chronic health complications. According to Mayo Clinic, regular exercise can offer defence against a number of potentially life-threatening mechanisms, such as high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. Emerging evidence also suggests it may be a potent weapon

New international exercise guidelines for cancer survivors

For the rising number of cancer survivors worldwide, there’s growing evidence that exercise is an important part of recovery. But how much, and what type of exercise, is needed? A recent review of research, conducted by an international group of experts led by the University of British Columbia, has resulted in the development of new

This Simple Exercise Made My Vertigo Disappear

When I woke up to use the bathroom in the wee hours one recent Saturday morning, I knew something was off the moment I stepped out of bed. I couldn’t find my balance, and the room was spinning; it felt like being really drunk, only I was completely sober. I bounced like a ping-pong ball

Exercise can help ease your period pain – this is why

Period pain is horrible. As well as the debilitating cramps, you can also suffer with back pain, sore breasts, headaches, mood swings and bloating. What a treat. When you’re feeling like this, the last thing you probably want to do is put your trainers on and go and workout. But it could be the best

Back pain: What is the best exercise to help ease lower back pain?

The majority of back pain is nonspecific with no identifiable causes. Common underlying mechanisms include degenerative or traumatic changes to the discs and facets joints, which can then cause secondary pain in the muscles, and nerves, and referred pain to the bones, joints and extremities. Diseases and inflammation of the gallbladder, pancreas and kidneys may

Scientists Just Found the Limits to Human Endurance

Endurance athletes are as superhuman as it gets, fueled by a seemingly inexhaustible energy. But a new study suggests that human endurance does have a limit — and it's likely similar for everyone. The long-term cap is about 2.5 times the body's resting metabolic rate, or 4,000 calories per day for an average person, scientists

The Workout Routine Behind Khloe Kardashian’s 18kg Slim Down

As Khloe Kardashian is getting ready to celebrate her daughter True Thompson’s first birthday on April 12th she is reflecting on the tumultuous events of the last year – from the Tristan Thomspon cheating scandal to her most recent social media feud with Jameela Jamil. Notwithstanding all that drama, Khloe has had one constant in her life, her commitment to working out

How to burn 150 calories in 45 minutes WITHOUT breaking a sweat

FLY LDN also offers a traditional Barre class that draws on pilates, yoga and dance to build core strength and improve balance posture and flexibility. These classes utilise bodyweight, light weights, balls, resistance bands and the bar for intensity, variety and ultimate progression. Whatever your shape, gender, fitness level or individual goal, FLY LDN’s ultimate