Taking a walk – the perfect low-impact exercise

There will be times when you will need to restrict your exercise routine to something less intense, like taking a long brisk walk. Hopefully everyone...

Taking the Next Step to Losing Weight and Getting Fit

A weekly look at the technology, tools and techniques to quitting smoking, losing weight and getting fit through diet and exercise.

Technology to Help Track Exercises

This week we'll focus on technology to help us quantify and track our energy burn through exercise. Last week we discussed how calorie counting could...

Five ways to get back to running

The best part of spring is that there are better days ahead for running without wearing a lot of layers. Spring brings warmer weather without...

Eating habits of football stars

by Winnie O'Blindt There’s not much longer to wait until the Premier League returns and the Arsenal squad’s pre-season campaign got underway earlier this month. They have...

Technology to Help with Calorie Counting

The story doesn't end with just achieving weight loss. There is still work to make sure it stays off and technology is there to...

An introduction to health and fitness in the modern era

Ever wanted to totally change your life but don't know where to start? In 2003 I noticed that my life was rapidly changing... My home life...

Runner’s (and Biker’s) Notebook

by Mark J. Fine Last time we discussed a plan that runners can use to train for marathons. A few things have changed since then, mostly...

Which foods are better for increased fitness?

by Mark J. Fine Early last week, Manchester City's Sergio Agüero revealed that he saw an Italian nutritionist to help him gain better fitness. Although having...

Race Training – Six Lessons Learned

With my long training period and half-marathon well behind me, I've had plenty of time to examine what worked well and what didn't. My training...

Technology to help you succeed in getting fit and losing weight

Sometimes even the best of plans need a bit of supporting structure and technology to get you over the hump. There are literally a plethora...