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1st healthier sodas, now healthier food

The world's leading soda makers — Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and the Dr Pepper Snapple Group — recently announced a drastic calorie cut in their drinks. But it seems that they are not the only ones bitten by the "go healthy" bug. In 2010, 16 major food and beverage...

source: By Archita Datta Majumdar
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When your body is trying to tell you something, it may go to some strange lengths. "With today's diet of processed foods, it's easy to become vitamin deficient — either by not eating enough of the right foods or not absorbing them properly due to digestive issues,"...

source: Yahoo Health

There's nothing worse than finding a group-exercise class you love and then realizing that everyone else loves it too, so it's impossible to snag a spot. Enter these three free class-booking apps: They make finding new fitness studios and signing up for a session a snap.

source: SHAPE

Aerobic fitness is a strong predictor of long-term health. And how fit you actually are is determined by the maximum volume of oxygen that your muscles use while exercising. Because of this, when people think about aerobic activity, they think of the heart. But your aerobic...

source: The Globe and Mail

You already know your chronological age, but do you know your fitness age? A new study of fitness and lifespan suggests that a person's so-called fitness age — determined primarily by a measure of cardiovascular endurance — is a better predictor of longevity...

source: The New York Times

Things have moved on from the days when member data was just a list of names and addresses. The latest customer management software allows health and fitness clubs to min detailed information about member preferences, motivations and habits — and use it to drive revenues...

source: Health Club Management

Setting up exercise classes that include group activities for both mothers and kids, or that are held before school, could be a winning formula for health club operators, suggests new research.

source: Health Club Management


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