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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.

Self-ventilating workout suit keeps athletes cool and dry

A breathable workout suit that has ventilating flaps, able to open and close in response to an athlete's body heat has been invented by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers.

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.

How you can work out with a personal trainer anytime you want from anyplace Commissioned

At first, this sounds impractical and costly, but thanks to the Internet, working out with a personal trainer wherever and whenever you want to has actually become easy and affordable.

Op-Ed: Online workouts — YouTube or professional videos?

The Internet has brought us a new wave of fitness bloggers and digital workout programs; the at-home workout realm has completely changed since the days of walking in place to a Jane Fonda VHS.

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.

P90X workout sends man to the hospital

P90X, or Power 90 Extreme, is a home exercise system developed by Tony Horton. Just after a couple days, a man finds himself in the hospital because of this workout routine.

FDA issues warning on workout supplements containing DMAA

Federal health regulators have determined that some workout-booster and fat-burning products sold in recent years by retailers are illegal and may present health hazards to people who take them.

Thirty-second workouts increase fat fighting hormone

Training for 10, 20, and 30 second bursts lowers cholesterol, blood pressure, and improves athletic performance. Just 30 seconds of sprinting increases growth hormone and lowers ghrelin and thus could help you lose weight.

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.

Daily mental workout 'boosts the brain'

Researchers say playing daily brain teasers will increase mental agility. Just like regular physical exercises, mental exercises are also essential to keep the mind fit

Workout Between the Sheets

The National Health Service of England has new advice for people trying to lose weight. Instead of jogging or aerobics, workout with “sexercise.” Apparently, a romp in bed can lower the risk of heart attacks and helps people live longer.

The Big "O" in Yoga Revealed

The better sex workout. Find out the real reason for the "O" in yoga!

A Wii Workout: When Videogames Hurt

A videogame maker has finally succeeded in getting kids off the couch and moving. But the new approach is turning out to be more exercise than some players bargained for

Getting in Shape with an iPod Personal Trainer

Digital Journal — With the sweat of summer just around the corner, many men and women are inevitably dreading the thought of being seen in a swimsuit. And despite the fact that nearly seven months of 2006 have come and gone, New Years’ resolutions to
 

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