LOSE WEIGHT WITH HIGH INTENSITY TRAINING

Push your muscles harder: Using heavier weights, in reducing the amount rest between sets,  may help you blast more fat, according to new research in the Journal of Translational Medicine. In the study, scientists had two groups of trained lifters do different workouts. One group performed four sets of 8 to 12 reps of these 8… [Continue Reading]

THE WORST FAST-FOODS FOR SODIUM, AND BETTER OPTIONS

The first week of the new year has come to an end. Remember that fitness is a life long journey. Fast food is convenient, but it can be salty. Americans eat about 3,400 milligrams of sodium a day, more than the suggested 2,300 milligrams and double the 1,500 mg for people who are over 50,… [Continue Reading]

THIS IS WHERE THE AIDS EPIDEMIC IS RUNNING RAMPANT IN THE US

Believe it or not, it has only been three decades since the first case of HIV was diagnosed. Since then, the number of cases in the U.S has exploded, aided in no small part by the fact that more than one out of five people with HIV don’t even know they have the disease. The… [Continue Reading]

NIGERIA, A RUGGED ROAD TO HIGH RETURNS

Bomb blasts, gun attacks, airline crashes, kidnappings, industrial-scale oil theft, armed robberies and fraud costing billions of dollars. Such things might give pause to anyone thinking of opening a business. In Nigeria, they happen with alarming frequency, and yet investors just keep coming. The reasons are many: alluring returns in this high-risk frontier market; a… [Continue Reading]

EUROPE’S UNEMPLOYMENT RISES TO RECORD HIGH 11.1%

Reports on Europe’s job market and manufacturing sector both show the region’s economic woes persist. The unemployment rate in the eurozone’s 17 nations rose to a record 11.1% in May, the highest level since the euro launched as a common currency in 1999. In the broader 27 nations that make up the European Union, the… [Continue Reading]

AMERICAN PILOTS FIND HIGH DEMAND, HIGH PAY OVERSEAS

The pilot of the Nigerian jetliner that crashed in Lagos, the country’s largest city, on Sunday was an American, said Oscar Wason, Dana Air’s director of operations, on Monday. Wason did not identify the pilot by name or hometown, but he is among a legion of U.S. pilots now captaining jets for foreign airlines, said… [Continue Reading]

IF YOU LIKE PINA COLADAS…TRY THE 1500 CALORIE SMOOTHIE FOR SIZE!!!

1500 calories is nearly the maximum suggested caloric requirement for a fully grown man. The Big Gulp has been put on notice. And congratulations, Stadium Souvenir Cup Super Chug — you just made the list. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has declared he’s going after jumbo-sized sugary drinks, seeking a ban on all sizes… [Continue Reading]

WANETTA GIBSON: THE TRUE FACE OF EVIL

In 2002, when she was just 15, Wanetta Gibson (left), told police that NFL hopeful Brian Banks (right) dragged her across their school campus and raped her. Brian was arrested, tried and locked up. He spent more than five years in prison and another five years on parole. He had to register as a sex… [Continue Reading]

HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP MAY CAUSE MEMORY LOSS

In addition to causing weight gain and diabetes, high-fructose corn syrup may affect your memory. From Men’s Fitness –  Maybe there’s a reason people eat sweet foods after a break-up. The high-fructose corn syrup added to processed foods like candy may make them forget, according to a new study in rats. In addition to being linked to obesity,… [Continue Reading]