Exercise

Could this food movement kick-start your love of exercise?

“In my earlier 20s, I had a quite obsessive and controlling relationship with food and exercise,” says Tally.

While at drama school she wanted to be fit and healthy, but all the advice she found online focussed on cutting out foods and weight loss. “I went along with that information, and didn’t realise until it was too late, that I’d become obsessive.”

Tally realised she couldn’t continue along this path, which is when she discovered intuitive eating. “It put so many pieces into place. The framework makes you dissect and re-evaluate your relationship with food.”

Intuitive eating is regarded as

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A Star-Studded Exercise in Mediocrity Aims for Netflix Success

We should point out right from the offset that there’s absolutely nothing wrong with gathering together an eclectic ensemble cast of recognizable names, lumping them together in a glossy action-packed blockbuster, and letting the sheer star power and charisma on display paper over the cracks.

In fact, it’s proven to be one of the industry’s most consistent subgenres for decades, so despite being completely unnecessary and ultimately forgettable, Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven proved popular enough among audiences, even though it brought absolutely nothing new or interesting to the table.

It isn’t a bad movie by any means, and there’s

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Should Ravens Exercise Marquise Brown’s Fifth-Year Option?

Which Defeats This Season Hurt the Worst?

Losing never feels good, but some losses are worse than others. The Ravens suffered several gut-wrenching defeats this season, including five by a combined eight points during their six-game losing streak to end the season.

So which losses hurt the worst? The Baltimore Sun’s Jonas Shaffer ranked Baltimore’s nine defeats by three unscientific criteria: drama (how upsetting or exasperating the ending was), disappointment (how far short of expectations the result was) and damage (how much the game’s results affected the team’s season).

This past Sunday’s 16-13 loss to the rival Pittsburgh Steelers in

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Burpee Exercise: How many burpees should a beginner do?

Burpees are considered to be one of the most challenging exercises you could incorporate in your working out routine as they combine push-ups and squats.

Those of you who have been introduced to the burpees may hate it at first, but once you are aware of their benefits, you might consider making them a key part of your routine.

Which are the burpees benefits?

By combining two exercises in one, burpees help you establish body balance and improve your coordination. Performing either push-ups or squats may be challenging for beginners, so imagine how tough it is to properly do a

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Best Exercises for Preventing Falls in Older Adults | Wellness

Getting older increases the chance of lots of health problems, such as heart disease, dementia and diabetes. And here’s another major health risk in our golden years: falls. One in 4 people age 65 or older suffers a fall each year, and 3 million wind up in the emergency room for taking a spill. Why is falling so common once we reach a certain age?

It’s typically due to a number of factors. “Side effects from prescription medications can cause drowsiness and dizziness, resulting in falls,” says Tim Schuckers, a physical therapist based in Portland, Oregon. “Gradual muscle weakness in

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How the Pandemic Changed the Way We Work Out

Photo: Rich Maciver / Gallery Stock

I used to complain, very charmingly, that my competitive spin class wasn’t competitive enough, because it divided its ranking of its fastest participants by gender. My argument was less “gender is a construct” and more “put me in, coach, I’m faster than all of them.” Coincidentally, I was also dependent on physical therapy and, not infrequently, I couldn’t walk without seizing pain in my glute. One appointment, my physical therapist questioned my activity earlier that day: Had I really biked across boroughs to a spin class, then to work, then to our meeting to

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Exercises to Improve Your Posture

“Sit up straight.”

“Stop slouching.”

From a young age the importance of posture is ingrained in us. But fast-forward a couple decades and most of us spend the majority of the day twisted into some sort of contortion in front of a computer screen or huddled over our phone. The hunched back, the rounded shoulders, the neck tilt — just how bad is poor posture for our body?

According to experts? Pretty bad.

What is “posture” exactly?

Essentially, posture is how we hold our body in space.

“There are two types of posture: static posture is how one positions and

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For Women, Is Exercise Power?

Of all the cult workout products that have dominated the American imagination over the past few decades, the one I least expected to be rooted in feminist protest was the ThighMaster. Consider this TV spot from 1991: “Great legs,” a male voice opines as a pair of disembodied, high-heeled gams stroll onto the screen. “How’d you get ’em?” The legs are revealed to belong to the TV actor Suzanne Somers, who explains to the camera that after doing aerobics “until I dropped,” she finally found an easier way to “squeeze, squeeze your way to shapely hips and thighs.” Male TV

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Angela Simmons’ Exercise Post Goes Left When Fans Zoom In on Her Pants

Angela Simmons caught fans by surprise on Jan. 11 after sharing a new workout upload showing off her flexibility.

In the Instagram post, the 34-year-old was seen wearing gym attire, including a white tank top, a neon pink waist trainer, nude leggings, and sneakers. The two-for-one upload showcases Simmons doing stretches that involve her legs and arms.

Angela Simmons exercise pic derails after fans focus on the star’s pants. @angelasimmons/Instagram

In addition to the photos, Simmons tried to send an inspirational message to her followers by writing, “Be your own motivation.” As fans began to view Simmons’ post,

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