The first few pounds may be the hardest to shed, but they are by far the best. Obese people only have to lose 5 per cent of their body weight to achieve a marked improvement in their health, from a …
DR EVA ORSMOND was best known to us as the straight-talking medic from television’s Operation Transformation until she decided to put her footwork to the test in Dancing with the Stars, on RTE One, Sundays at 6.30pm. Originally posted 2016-06-14 …
Running has been hailed as a fast route to many things — happiness, a longer life and reduced stress — but not, apparently, to weight loss. Originally posted 2016-05-08 20:26:48.
Cramps, blisters, stitch — don’t let a little niggle derail your fitness plans. Originally posted 2016-04-25 20:25:14.
If there is one exercise that outshines all others in its ability to tone, strengthen and blast away fat it is the humble squat. Originally posted 2016-04-11 20:21:14.
The indisputable claim to fame of “Wag” Bennett — and, it must immediately be said, of his wife Dianne, also — was the role they played in the rise to fame of Arnold Schwarzenegger, from an unknown Austrian would-be bodybuilder, …
It has replaced sit-ups and crunches, but there are better ways to build your core. Originally posted 2016-03-27 20:19:06.
There were reports last week that Nick Clegg had installed a rowing machine in the Cabinet Office. If this is true, he has made an excellent choice. Originally posted 2016-03-16 20:15:36.
Forget size and shape — muscle balance is the hot topic among fitness gurus. Originally posted 2016-03-03 20:12:01.
If you’re fit, you live longer, but getting fit is boring. Being bored now is worse than dying at an unspecified point in the future. Originally posted 2016-02-17 20:10:59.