Fitness Goals: Keeping Yourself in Top Shape

Exercising our muscles and burning calories is one way to enjoy the mental, physical, and health benefits associated with fitness. Setting a fitness goal is one way to get the most out of physical activity. Fitness goals encourage us to push hard, hold us accountable for our actions, and help us stay optimistic about the… Read More

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Why Fitness is Essential to Students

As a student, finding time for fitness activities is challenging. However, there are different ways you can incorporate exercise into your schedule and still manage to focus on your education. Students involved in sporting activities in school are usually in luck because they have to train and play, which contributes to fitness. Fitness has several… Read More

Technology & Financial Fitness

“In short, investors should not treat technology as the equivalent of a “diet pill” that will help them lose weight effortlessly and instantly. Instead, they should view it as a tool to encourage the behaviour (the investment equivalent of exercising more and eating less) that will lead to long-term success. Think of fintech as one… Read More

These 5 Tips Will Help Keep You Motivated to Work Out Regularly

Beginnings are always hard and we are all masters of finding excuses for just about anything. We either don’t have enough time, or money, or energy to do some things we know we are supposed to do and just avoid them all the time for whatever curious reason. We all know working out is healthy… Read More

Can You Be Fat but Fit?

You can’t be “fat but fit”. An analysis of more than half a million people in Europe found that even when overweight people have healthy blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, they are still 26 percent more likely to develop coronary heart disease. References New Scientist (2017) Cardiac Weight Risk. New Scientist. 19 August 2017. Lassale,… Read More

Why Don’t People Exercise, Even a Little?

I simply had to share this article by Douglas Kamerow, writing in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), who (wittily) talks about why people don’t exercise, even a little: Everyone knows that exercise is good for you. Physical inactivity is estimated to cause 3.2 million deaths a year globally, making it number four on the list… Read More