Categories for Fitness

Nike To Train Over 7,000 Gym Teachers in China

June 21, 2016 7:08 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 15865
Nike recently announced plans to collaborate with the Chinese Ministry of Education on training over 7,000 gym teachers at 300 schools across China over the next three years. The new agreement is a product of the China-US Cultural Exchange event earlier this month, which is sponsored by Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong and United States… View Article

Former NFL Player Ricky Williams to Open World’s First Cannabis-Based Gym

June 1, 2016 8:54 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 6455
San Francisco is about to welcome a completely new kind of fitness center — a marijuana-friendly gym that allows customers to consume cannabis on-site before and after their workout. The world’s first cannabis-friendly gym—aptly-named Power Plant Fitness—is the joint business venture of Ricky Williams, a former NFL player, and Jim McAlpine, founder of 420 Games,… View Article

Garmin Launches Fitness Tracker with GPS for More Accuracy

May 16, 2016 9:41 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 7215
Garmin International, Inc., the Switzerland-headquartered technology company, has introduced a new GPS-equipped device to its existing lineup of wearable activity trackers and watches. The vívosmart HR+, an upgrade of the vívosmart HR, is designed to monitor users’ heart rates with wrist-based technology while tracking actual movement using GPS. This functionality makes everything from counting steps to… View Article

Why You Are Constantly Hungry

July 9, 2015 8:30 am  | Comments: 7 | Views: 5021
It’s one thing to notice an uptick in appetite if you’ve been training hard at the gym, or if you’re pregnant or PMS-ing. But when you always feel like a bottomless pit for no obvious reason, then something’s definitely up. “Hunger is the physiological need for calories, water, and salt, and it’s driven by a… View Article

9 Things No One Tells You About Losing Weight

June 30, 2015 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3403
Losing weight does more than give you an excuse to buy new clothes. Dropping just 5% to 10% of your body weight can improve your overall health and reduce your risk for heart disease and diabetes. But shedding unwanted pounds can also have less-obvious effects, and not always for the better, says Dr. Adam Tsai,… View Article
Vibrating Smart Shoes

These Vibrating Smart Shoes Tell You Where To Turn

October 3, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3337
To be honest, we already thought shoes were pretty smart. They protect your feet from the elements, they keep you from stepping on sharp and disturbingly squishy things and they help you get where you need to go. But technology never settles, guys. Now shoes are getting even smarter. An Indian company called Lechal has… View Article

Treadmill Washing Machine Is A Human Hamster Wheel

July 2, 2014 10:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3369
Calling all runners! Have you ever gotten geared for a quick jog only to realize that all of your socks or athletic shorts are dirty? It’s happened to me, I’m sure it’s happened to you, and I’m guessing it must have happened to Si Hyeong Ryu, the designer of a treadmill/washing machine combo dubbed “The… View Article

Walk To Age Well

June 18, 2014 10:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2979
Regular exercise, including walking, significantly reduces the chance that a frail older person will become physically disabled, according to one of the largest and longest-running studies of its kind to date. The results, published on Tuesday in the journal JAMA, reinforce the necessity of frequent physical activity for our aging parents, grandparents and, of course, ourselves…. View Article

Eating breakfast may not matter for weight loss

June 16, 2014 7:28 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3861
“Eat breakfast!” nutrition experts have been telling us for decades. It revs your metabolism! It keeps you from overindulging at lunch! It helps you lose weight! But a new study suggests breakfast, the “most important meal of the day”, may not be so important – at least for adults trying to lose weight. Published Wednesday… View Article