Tae Bo “gave me the confidence” to overcome a learning disability, says Billy Blanks, 67

Billy Blanks created a global fitness phenomenon with Tae Bo, which is still going strong after nearly 40 years. (Getty Images; Designed by Caitlin Murray) for Billy BlanksTrue fitness is as much about building spiritual strength as it is about the body. “Life is not easy,” the creator of Tae Bo martial arts-based training told … Read more

15 push-ups a day for the month challenge

Pushups and I have a long and complicated love-hate relationship. On the one hand, as someone who used to be a personal trainer and did programming strength training For hundreds of clients, I know very well the benefits of push-ups: they build core strength and stability, it also works your chest muscles and triceps. Plus, … Read more

The HIIT workout for astronauts can benefit non-space travelers, too

Comment on this story Suspension Exercise like an astronaut, and you may avoid the unhealthy effects of sitting for long periods, according to recent studies on the benefits of space workouts. The research, involving astronauts on the International Space Station and volunteers in Houston, suggests that the right mix of scientifically tested exercise can stave … Read more

Tips to keep fit

After allocating months of training to a Half or full marathon, you finally finished this epic race. You may be desirable high runnerGet a new, shiny new racing medal Public relations. We hope you also enjoyed the glory of your end. But what now? Of course you want to maintain your fitness level perfectly, without … Read more

A Whitstable man who used to be nicknamed ‘Bahl’ wins a bodybuilding competition

A man once described as a “lean trumpet” due to his skinny looks has turned into a bodybuilding champion. Tom Thurman, of eatstableHe aspired to become a professional soccer player, but his dreams were shattered after he was told he was not strong enough. Tom Thurman, of Whitstable, before and after he swells. Photo: Thomas … Read more

Ten minutes of aerobic exercise in combination with exposure therapy has been found to reduce PTSD symptoms

Summary: Augmenting exposure therapy with ten minutes of aerobic exercise reduced the severity of PTSD symptoms for up to six months after the nine-week treatment course ended. source: University of New South Wales Exposure therapy is one of the leading treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but up to half of patients do not respond … Read more