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Hard vs Soft Bellies

Men are more likely than women to develop big bellies as they age. Some have soft bellies and others have hard bellies. As men reach middle age, their testosterone levels will inevitably begin to decline. Low testosterone causes middle-aged men to develop the tell tale ‘pot-belly’. Testosterone helps build muscle mass which means that low levels of testosterone can cause ...

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2017 Fitness Trends From FIBO


FIBO 2017, the leading international trade fair for fitness, wellness and health, held in Cologne recently highlighted a number of key industry trends. Gerry Gerhardt, head of the Bodytec® Training Academy, who attended the expo, reports on the top trends evident this year at FIBO, where over 1,000 exhibitors from 49 nations, and 150,000 visitors gathered. Trend #1 “Muscle Stimulation”: ...

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Sitting a major health risk factor

Is your sedentary lifestyle killing you?

Sitting for too many hours every day can reduce the benefits of daily exercise In fact, if you exercise regularly but then sit for more than 10 hours per day, it is potential as detrimental to your health as smoking 10 cigarettes a day. That’s according to Dr Stephen Kopecky, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in the United States ...

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