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Gym chain exposes 600,000 records of members and staff Special

The latest major data leak sees fitness chain Town Sports International exposing 600,000 records of its members and employees onto the public areas of the Web without a password or any other authentication required to access it.

Best and worst U.S. cities for an active lifestyle

The aim to get fit or to lose weight often tops the list of people’s New year resolutions. Like many resolutions, this is one that often gets jettisoned as the year progresses. Where someone lives might make a difference, according to WalletHub.

Better health effects by exercising before breakfast

Bath - When is the best time to workout, in order to maximize the health-effects? The answer, according to a new study, is early – undertaking an exercise routine prior to breakfast. This is because more fat is burnt.

Anthony Bevilacqua scores two 'Best of Long Island' nominations

East Meadow - Long Island personal trainer, gym owner, and nutritionist Anthony Bevilacqua has scored two "Best of Long Island" nominations for the 2020 competition.

Is the virtual gym the solution to the rise in obesity?

New data suggests that U.S. citizens are embracing the rise of virtual reality and social fitness as alternatives to a traditional gym membership. Many said that engaging in fitness was more important than things like Netflix of Starbucks.

Pulling no punches: Saudi woman boxer breaks exercise taboo

Jeddah - Throwing punches in a gym tucked away from prying eyes, a Saudi female boxing trainer asserts a right long denied to many women in the conservative kingdom -- the right to exercise.

'I thought I was going to die,' says US Olympian of doctor's abuse

Chicago - Olympian gymnast McKayla Maroney on Thursday told of the "scars" left by alleged sexual abuse by the former national team doctor Larry Nassar, as a report claimed officials at an American university long knew he was suspected of misconduct.

Whole body vibration matches regular exercise

A form of exercise called whole-body vibration mimics the muscle and bone health benefits of regular exercise, based on animal studies. This less strenuous exercise regime involves person sitting, standing or lying on a machine with a vibrating platform.

'Fat shaming' alien abduction ad called 'offensive,' draws ire

Sawley - When anti-bullying activist Natalie Harvey saw the billboard advertising a local gym, she could hardly believe her eyes. The billboard advertises the Fit4Less gym in Long Eaton, and it features aliens beaming a person up to their space ship.

Silicon Valley exec Dave Goldberg died from a tragic gym accident

It has been revealed that high-ranking Silicon Valley executive Dave Goldberg died whilst exercising at the gym in a tragic accident as he ran on a treadmill. He was found dead beside the equipment at a holiday resort in Mexico last Friday.

Nestle fat burning food equal to workouts

"Exercise in a bottle" is a new product under development, which Nestle claims could burn away fat like a workout in the gym.

Teacher suspended for twerking with students

Jacksonville - Courtney Spruill, a history and gym teacher in Florida, has been suspended after she allegedly gave twerking lessons to students.

Planet fitness member told to cover up

Earlier this week, Planet Fitness gym member Tiffany Austin was told by a gym employee to cover up her intimidatingly toned physique, later handing her a free Planet Fitness t-shirt.

Op-Ed: Avoid becoming another fitness failure statistic

While wanting to look better is a common motivator behind those New Year's resolutions to lose a few pounds and get into shape, the need for improved physical fitness continues to be a very weighty issue.

Video: People power as gym in Bristol generates own electricity

Bristol - With the motto "if in doubt, work out", this gym in the UK has converted some of its equipment to not only generate power, but also to save energy costs and help with the environment, with "go-green" machines.

Madonna’s Hard Candy Fitness opens its doors in Toronto Special

Toronto - Madonna's latest marketing initiative is now open in Toronto. The 42,000-square-foot Hard Candy Fitness is located at 382 Yonge St, and is the brand’s first club in North America, as well as the largest of all current Hard Candy Fitness gyms worldwide

Amanda Bynes kicked out of gym for allegedly smoking pot

Actress Amanda Bynes, 27, was allegedly booted out of a Planet Fitness in New York after she was caught smoking pot in the bathroom, which is a claim that she denies.

Students allege gym teacher watching porn in school

Glen Head - A gym teacher in Long Island, New York, is facing charges after being accused of watching pornography in his office in Glen Head.

This ain't your daddy's dodgeball

Looks can be deceiving, and that was the case when what appeared to be a normal game of dodgeball in a school gym turned into an amazing display of athleticism.

Gym criticized for billing itself as 'calorie concentration camp'

The owner of The Circuit Factory in Dubai, Phil Parkinson, is facing criticism after launching an ad campaign promoting his gym as a "calorie concentration camp." He also used a picture of the entrance of the famous Nazi extermination camps, Auschwitz.

Authorities revamp fake jail on public housing playground

New York City residents think that children in public housing should not be put in jail even if it’s a faux hoosegow on a playground.

Gym more important than fat boot camps for kids

Obesity boot camps are not the answer for American kids' increasing belly size. But taking part in gym class at school could be the answer, according to a professor at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth.

How your office is very similar to the gym

There are things that people do at the office can drive your co-workers nuts, and possibly even push your co-workers away from you. Still there are some simple things that if keep them in mind you can endear yourself to them.

Shooter Kills Three Women, Himself at Pennsylvania Gym Special

Three women have been killed in a shooting in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania at a local gym. The shooter also killed himself.

Outdoor play sets recalled swings can break

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Step2 Company announced a voluntary recall of Step2 Play Up Gym play sets.

British Gym rids itself of Dumbbells and adds Human Belles?

When it comes to working out, overcoming those pesky plateaus can be quite an obstacle. A gym in London, England has stepped outside the box and adopted a new weight training program: human weights.

Obese Man Lost 430 Pounds to Save His Own Life

A 37-year old man who was told by his doctor that he has only a year to live if he remains obese, went through with an operation, lost 430 pounds and is now happy with his life.

Manhattan gym charges $110 an hour for Nintendo Wii workouts

A Manhattan gym is charging their customers a surprising $110 per hour for a personal workout training session using the Nintendo Wii video game console.

Obama asked for ID at the Gym

Sen. Barack Obama may be running for the biggest job in the U.S. but he still needs an identity card (ID) at the Washington D.C. gym.

New Kid-Friendly Gym Promotes Video Games Instead of Treadmills

The hot new kids-only gym is designed for kids ages 6-14 and features fun workouts like dodge ball, Dance Dance Revolution and more. The gym offers kids a fun new way to meet new friends and stay in shape.
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