Christmas is coming, the season of goodwill to all men and traditionally the harbinger of a certain amount of festive gluttony. With Christmas Day typically running at over 6000 scale busting calories, lets take a look at how the pros manage it in the thrill packed world of competitive eating. Eating is like running in [...]
Tag Archives: fitness
September 24, 2012
Every day, your heart beats 100,000 times and can pump about 23,000 litres of blood around your body. Believe it or not, that doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface on all the amazing things that the human heart can do. Provided, of course, it’s well taken care of. The importance of maintaining your heart [...]
June 12, 2012
When our cars get over three years old we have to take them in to be checked. The same is true of our bodies when we get towards the end of our third decades. The mid to late 20s are a time when a lot of problems can begin to rear their head. Often getting [...]
March 28, 2012
Now that the clocks have finally moved forward, we can say with relief that spring is here at last. For most, the coming of better weather and more daylight coincides with extra motivation to get things done – especially in terms of your health. In part, it’s a matter of simple vanity – summer is, [...]
March 1, 2012
New Years Resolutions are starting to wear off and perhaps the extra pounds are starting to appear again. Many people hit the gym hard in January but reality soon kicks in and numbers dwindle again by February.
November 7, 2011
It’s a struggle for most people to lead a balanced, healthy lifestyle especially when you work full time. It seems like there aren’t enough hours in the day to work, eat, relax and exercise. After years of hardly any exercise I’ve finally decided to bite the bullet and get fit.
November 4, 2011
Keeping fit can be so dull but luckily there are a whole range of activities out there. Some of them are pretty strange. Here’s a rundown of some of the more unusual fitness regimes that you can try.
November 3, 2011
An Adventure Race includes cross country running, mountain biking, orienteering, and some races also include climbing and paddling.
October 12, 2011
Despite the growing number of young people who take up gym memberships at various institutions up and down the country it seems that they’re not making use of humble swimming pool
October 3, 2011
After the fun and games of the Great Edinburgh Run yesterday, we’re investigating the facts and figures behind some of Scotland’s culinary habits.