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Reuters

Chart-topping fitness app 'Sweatcoin' secures funding
Reuters
These and other money-making plans have been put on hold while the 10-member Sweatcoin team struggles to satisfy growing volumes of consumers using its basic fitness tracking features. Co-founder Anton Derlyatka said Sweatcoin had 2.28 million active ...
Introducing Bitcoin for fitness freaksNew York Post
History-making British fitness app Sweatcoin secures $5.7mReal Business

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Los Angeles Times

When it comes to treating obesity, is fitness more important than fatness?
Los Angeles Times
After nearly four decades of rising body weights in the United States and across the world, medical experts are still casting about for the best way to treat obesity and the diseases that come with it. The answer may depend on which contributes more ...



Wicked Local Abington

110 Fitness opens in Rockland
Wicked Local Abington
The program's founder, Brett Miller, recently opened a new fitness and wellness center that will allow him to offer even more services for that community and many others. 110 Fitness, which opened on Monday, Jan. 8 is an expansion of the Rock Steady ...

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IFLScience

11 Fitness Myths That Are Doing More Harm Than Good
IFLScience
Truth: Plain old physical exercise seems to be better for brain health than any type of mental puzzle available, according to a wealth of research. A spate of recent studies suggests that aerobic exercise — any kind of activity that raises your heart ...

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Splinter (blog)

Make Trump Do the Presidential Fitness Test
Splinter (blog)
On Friday, Donald Trump received his first physical exam as president. On Tuesday, his doctor, Ronny Jackson—who also served under George W. Bush and Barack Obama—did his best to reassure the White House press pool, the rest of the country, and the ...



Telegraph.co.uk

James Haskell: my no-nonsense fitness manifesto for 2018
Telegraph.co.uk
It's time to trade uninspiring jogs for bodyweight workouts and to swap bathroom scales for a mirror, according to England rugby star and fitness expert James Haskell. He shares with The Telegraph his candid blueprint for getting in shape in 2018. Men ...



Use fitness apps with caution
Portage Daily Register
PORTAGE – As more people continue to turn to health apps on their smartphones to achieve goals related to exercise and weight loss, it's important to use such tools with an element of personal caution, says Portage physical therapist Bryan Cummings ...



Telegraph.co.uk

Could Star Wars-style lightsaber duelling be fitness fans' new hope?
Telegraph.co.uk
It is a dark time for health and fitness. The days are short and the weather is cold. A lone reporter has been dispatched to north London in the hope of finding the fitness class that could save the galaxy… “Your butt's sticking out,” says my Jedi ...



EurekAlert (press release)

Low fitness is associated with larger waist size and higher degree of inflammation
EurekAlert (press release)
Low fitness is associated with a larger waist size and a higher degree of inflammation, according to a study published January 17, 2018 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Anne-Sophie Wedell-Neergaard from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and ...
Fit or Fat: Low fitness is associated with a larger waist sizePLOS Research News

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Onward State

Five Fitness Classes I Wish We Had At Penn State
Onward State
Pole fitness is already offered as a fitness class or campus organization at several universities in the United Kingdom. As Edinburgh University in Scotland puts it, “It is a great way to gain strength, flexibility and confidence, and make new friends ...


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