Author: Stefani Forster

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Top 10 Fitness Trends For 2017

Coming to a gym near you.

Inspirational Woman Loses 66 Pounds, Moves To Thailand To Teach Yoga

"I realize I am in control of my own destiny."

Yo-Yo Dieting Can Kill You, Even If You’re Not Overweight: Study

Normal-weight women who lose and regain 10 pounds repeatedly are most at risk, says new study.

Full-Body Workout Using Equalizer Bars

Watch and learn: This complete bodyweight workout uses only equalizer bars!

Prince Harry, Kate Middleton And Prince William Appear In Marathon Charity Video

The royals spearhead a charitable, sporty campaign for the upcoming London Marathon.

Celebrity Diets: How Kim Kardashian’s Meal Plan Compares With 22 Other Stars

How many meals, how many calories, and how much protein do celebrities eat?

Why It’s Seriously Dangerous To Exercise Angry

A new study says you may want to calm down before doing an intense workout.

Sexist Gym Billboard Ad Sparks Fury On Twitter

Women are labelling the image a "disgrace" and "soft-porn fitness."

Original ‘Fit Mom’ Has Radically Changed Her Views And Is No Longer Body Shaming Moms

Kang is kinder, more body positive, and far less judgmental.

Don’t Blame The ‘Obesity Gene’ If You Can’t Lose Weight

Latest study proves DNA may not be as powerful as you thought.

Exercise May Offset Health Risks Of Drinking: Study

Good news for all you lushes out there. According to a new study released in the British Journal of Sports Medicine this month, heavy drinkers who exercise may be less likely to die from alcohol-related diseases than those who don’t. Signup & Get Early Bird Access To Our Personal Training App Researchers compared the health outcomes of more than 36,000 people who self-reported their alcohol and exercise levels over the span of 12 years. The study had interesting results for individuals who were categorized as “hazardous” drinkers, a.k.a., women who drank between eight and 20 alcoholic beverages and men who drank ... Read more

Fake ‘Pasta’ Like Zoodles Could Be Making You Fat

Paleo pasta and fake carbohydrates are all the rage on clean-eating blogs, Pinterest and YouTube. Aside from making for beautiful, Instagram-worthy photos, spiralized zucchini and cauliflower rice make us feel like we are opting for a healthier option, without foregoing our favourite comfort foods. Right? Signup & Get Early Bird Access To Our Personal Training App Not so fast. Kathleen Keller, a professor of nutritional sciences and food science at Penn State University, is skeptical of this trend, telling the Atlantic that it may actually be detrimental for our diets. Chowing down on zoodles, mashed up frozen “banana ice cream” and other imitation ... Read more

‘Eat Clean To Stay Fit, Have A Burger To Stay Sane’: Gigi Hadid Shares Her Diet And Exercise Secrets

Gigi Hadid has revealed the secret behind her supermodel figure. In the new issue of Harper’s Bazaar, the blond stunner take readers along for a day in her glamorous life, including her daily exercise routine and a stop at one of her favourite burger joints (as opposed to a fancy Manhattan hotspot). Signup & Get Early Bird Access To Our Personal Training App Each morning, the 21-year-old bombshell gets up at 7 am and has breakfast before heading off to a boxing workout inboxing at Gotham Gym in the West Village. According to, she starts off by jumping rope, followed with ... Read more

Woman Claims She Transformed Her Body By Eating MORE Carbs

When trying to lose weight, we’re often told to abstain from alcohol, avoid sugar and cut out carbs. But could it be that we’ve got it all wrong? Signup & Get Early Bird Access To Our Personal Training App One Australian woman says that eating more carbs is the key to a super-fit figure, and she’s got the results to prove it. Read: How Many Carbs Should You Really Be Eating? Madalin Frodsham, 27, told Daily Mail Australia about how she changed her diet from five per cent carbs to 50 per cent carbs. So. I get quite a few comments saying, “she only ... Read more