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Experts warn not to stretch before workouts
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 26 Apr 2010
Static stretching before workouts or sport can be detrimental to performance, and even harmful, according to a new study.
Weight training injuries on the increase
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 25 Apr 2010
A new study from the Research Institute at the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, has found that as weight training has grown in popularity, so too has the number of weight training-related injuries.
Reducing calorific intake not enough for significant weight loss
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 25 Apr 2010
Scientists at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) have published new research that demonstrates that simply reducing calorific intake is not enough to promote significant weight loss.
University launches study of body composition measurement methods
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 25 Apr 2010
Researchers at the University of Missouri are comparing measurement techniques to determine the most efficient and cost-effective method of measuring body composition - the amount of fatty tissue, muscle tissue and bone present in the body.
New Scottish gym concept launches
BY Pete Hayman | 20 Apr 2010
A major new gym concept, which will see fitness instructors guide participants on a full-body workout using the Edinburgh cityscape, has been launched in Scotland.
Sellar lands presenter award
BY Tom Walker | 20 Apr 2010
Greg Sellar has been named as the 2010 IFS International Presenter of the Year at the International Fitness Showcase, Blackpool.
Fitness First invests in Bodycore
BY Tom Walker | 19 Apr 2010
Club operator Fitness First is to roll out whole body vibration (WBV) equipment supplied by Bodycore across its UK portfolio of sites.
Personal trainer of the year named
BY Tom Walker | 19 Apr 2010
The Personal Trainer of the Year award has been handed out during the annual Fitness First PT conference, organised in partnership with training provider Premier Global.
IDEA launches home training
BY Tom Walker | 19 Apr 2010
IDEA Health & Fitness Association (IDEA), the world's largest membership organisation for fitness professionals, has introduced the IDEA Certificate Program, a video-based home-study programme.
London launch for Come Play Sport
BY Pete Hayman | 15 Apr 2010
Londoners are being given the chance to participate in unusual sports - such as dodgeball, unihoc and inner tube water polo - at the capital's first sport and social club.
Sportspark sees increased turnover
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 14 Apr 2010
Sportspark, the University of East Anglia's (UEA) multi-million pound sports facility, has seen a 12 per cent increase in annual turnover to nearly £3m.
Piloxing set to pack a punch
BY Tom Walker | 07 Apr 2010
With New Year's resolutions starting to fade, now might be the time to introduce a new fitness class to keep up member interest.
Quadrathlon contest launched for the fittest
BY Tom Walker | 07 Apr 2010
Triathlons arguably rank among the toughest challenges for fitness fans, but for those who want something they can really brag about, there's the Artemis Great Kindrochit Quadrathlon.
Study: Positive attitude to fitness helps increase fitness levels
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 06 Apr 2010
Exploring underlying attitudes toward everyday physical activity - such as walking to a coworker's office rather than sending an e-mail - may open new opportunities for promoting healthier, more active lifestyles, according to researchers at Pennsylvania State University, US.
Exercise should be prescribed more for mental health disorders
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 06 Apr 2010
Exercise should be prescribed more often for those suffering from depression and anxiety, according to a new study.
Fitness sector 'set for slow recovery'
BY Pete Hayman | 06 Apr 2010
New research carried out by consultants The Parthenon Group has suggested that the health and fitness sector may be facing a slow recovery from the recession.
New study: Weight-bearing exercise does not prevent increased bone turnover during weight loss
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 30 Mar 2010
Weight-bearing exercise does not prevent increased bone turnover during weight loss, according to a new study.
NASM acquired
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 30 Mar 2010
The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the US-based personal trainer certification firm, has been acquired by online testing company, the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI).
Exercise an hour a day to prevent weight gain
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 30 Mar 2010
Women may need to exercise for an hour day to stop gaining weight, according to a new study.
'Community' the future of fitness
BY Tom Walker | 26 Mar 2010
A report by research company Nielsen has predicted rapid changes in the way the fitness industry operates over the next few years.
     
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3876 to 3895 of 3996 news stories
Experts warn not to stretch before workouts
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 26 Apr 2010
Static stretching before workouts or sport can be detrimental to performance, and even harmful, according to a new study.
Weight training injuries on the increase
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 25 Apr 2010
A new study from the Research Institute at the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, has found that as weight training has grown in popularity, so too has the number of weight training-related injuries.
Reducing calorific intake not enough for significant weight loss
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 25 Apr 2010
Scientists at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) have published new research that demonstrates that simply reducing calorific intake is not enough to promote significant weight loss.
University launches study of body composition measurement methods
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 25 Apr 2010
Researchers at the University of Missouri are comparing measurement techniques to determine the most efficient and cost-effective method of measuring body composition - the amount of fatty tissue, muscle tissue and bone present in the body.
New Scottish gym concept launches
BY Pete Hayman | 20 Apr 2010
A major new gym concept, which will see fitness instructors guide participants on a full-body workout using the Edinburgh cityscape, has been launched in Scotland.
Sellar lands presenter award
BY Tom Walker | 20 Apr 2010
Greg Sellar has been named as the 2010 IFS International Presenter of the Year at the International Fitness Showcase, Blackpool.
Fitness First invests in Bodycore
BY Tom Walker | 19 Apr 2010
Club operator Fitness First is to roll out whole body vibration (WBV) equipment supplied by Bodycore across its UK portfolio of sites.
Personal trainer of the year named
BY Tom Walker | 19 Apr 2010
The Personal Trainer of the Year award has been handed out during the annual Fitness First PT conference, organised in partnership with training provider Premier Global.
IDEA launches home training
BY Tom Walker | 19 Apr 2010
IDEA Health & Fitness Association (IDEA), the world's largest membership organisation for fitness professionals, has introduced the IDEA Certificate Program, a video-based home-study programme.
London launch for Come Play Sport
BY Pete Hayman | 15 Apr 2010
Londoners are being given the chance to participate in unusual sports - such as dodgeball, unihoc and inner tube water polo - at the capital's first sport and social club.
Sportspark sees increased turnover
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 14 Apr 2010
Sportspark, the University of East Anglia's (UEA) multi-million pound sports facility, has seen a 12 per cent increase in annual turnover to nearly £3m.
Piloxing set to pack a punch
BY Tom Walker | 07 Apr 2010
With New Year's resolutions starting to fade, now might be the time to introduce a new fitness class to keep up member interest.
Quadrathlon contest launched for the fittest
BY Tom Walker | 07 Apr 2010
Triathlons arguably rank among the toughest challenges for fitness fans, but for those who want something they can really brag about, there's the Artemis Great Kindrochit Quadrathlon.
Study: Positive attitude to fitness helps increase fitness levels
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 06 Apr 2010
Exploring underlying attitudes toward everyday physical activity - such as walking to a coworker's office rather than sending an e-mail - may open new opportunities for promoting healthier, more active lifestyles, according to researchers at Pennsylvania State University, US.
Exercise should be prescribed more for mental health disorders
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 06 Apr 2010
Exercise should be prescribed more often for those suffering from depression and anxiety, according to a new study.
Fitness sector 'set for slow recovery'
BY Pete Hayman | 06 Apr 2010
New research carried out by consultants The Parthenon Group has suggested that the health and fitness sector may be facing a slow recovery from the recession.
New study: Weight-bearing exercise does not prevent increased bone turnover during weight loss
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 30 Mar 2010
Weight-bearing exercise does not prevent increased bone turnover during weight loss, according to a new study.
NASM acquired
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 30 Mar 2010
The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the US-based personal trainer certification firm, has been acquired by online testing company, the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI).
Exercise an hour a day to prevent weight gain
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 30 Mar 2010
Women may need to exercise for an hour day to stop gaining weight, according to a new study.
'Community' the future of fitness
BY Tom Walker | 26 Mar 2010
A report by research company Nielsen has predicted rapid changes in the way the fitness industry operates over the next few years.
     
 


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