Fri | Dec 15, 2017

Health

It's the most wonderful time of the year again and the holiday party season is already upon us. Celebratory glasses of bubbly are on hand and delicious cocktails are being served as we spend time with...

If I had a dollar for every time I've heard the myth of turning fat into muscle repeated. The simple truth is, it is physically impossible. Sure, you can lose fat and gain muscle, but muscle and fat are two very different types of tissue and one...

The rain could not stop the fitness enthusiasts from turning out Saturday morning for The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life stop at the FLOW Flex Gym, as we joined the staff of the telecommunications company for a rigorous workout session.Fitness instructors...

Friends don't let friends skip leg day, and for good reason. Training legs is a key component of any fitness programme and ignoring them could be disastrous.Whether you are trying to lose body fat, boost total-body strength and fitness, increase...

Talk about sweet energy! Wow! The Sweet Energy Fitness Club definitely knows how to energise a workout session and keep participants high on adrenaline, with a series of full-body exercises that worked you to the core.On Saturday at Jacaranda Homes...

WHILE DYNAMIC stretching is all the rage nowadays, static stretches - you know, the ones in which you hold a position for 15 seconds or longer - still have a major role to play in any workout programme.Doing static stretches at the end of your...

The Jamaica Moves Get Moving Corporate Challenge, which began with the FLOW-PUMA Fortis 5K Run, will culminate along Negril's famed seven-mile white-sand beach on Saturday with the Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K.The challenge, which started...

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica last week launched its obesity prevention campaign, dubbed 'Are you drinking yourself sick?', to encourage Jamaicans to reduce the amount of added sugar in their diets.According to the foundation, this public...

Rainforest Seafoods recently became the latest corporate company to launch their internal Jamaica Moves programme. The launch, held at the company's headquarters, follows the Ministry of Health's Jamaica Moves Get Moving Corporate Challenge launched...

Aerobics instructor O.J. O'Gilvie ensured that it was a real Sweatfest on Saturday at the Life Fit Training Centre, as he took The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life team and guests through a heart-pumping routine that worked every muscle and had everyone...
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