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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — There is a belief that when you age, the days of hitting the gym are behind you. Nothing could be further from the truth. Weightlifter Sharon Lederer is proving that, even with osteoporosis. For over a year, Lederer has been working with senior performance coach, Chris Slocum, at the Memorial Hermann […]

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  By Prof Dr Winnie Chee   Dietitian & Professor, Division of Nutrition & Dietetics, International Medical University Madam G is a busy 40-something career woman, wife and mother. Over the past 3 years, she gained 30kg and became obese.  When the doctor informed Madam G that she might not live to see her children get married if she […]

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Just because someone is a fitness expert doesn’t automatically mean they know what they’re talking about when it comes to nutrition. By Charlotte Hilton Andersen Walk into any CrossFit box and you can expect to have most of what you thought you “knew” about health and fitness challenged. This cutting-edge, outsider vibe is a big […]

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By Anna Baddeley   Sunday, January 4, 2015 A recent government report suggested ways in which libraries could adapt to the way we read now – but attitudes need to change first. “Libraries should be more like coffee shops.” The headlines following last month’s publication of the Independent Library Report for England by the Department for Culture, Media […]

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Published on Thursday, 17 November 2016 Back in the day, libraries used to be sanctuaries for piles of handwritten scrolls, manuscripts, and then it advanced into rooms filled with printed, bound paper books. But now the digital age has turned its back on libraries – with access to Internet at home, and mobile access rising steadily, […]

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By MICHAEL DE MEDEIROS Weight loss: it’s a battle that so many of us face at some point in our lives. Keeping your diet on point is the best way to battle the bulge. The burning question is how many calories should you eat in a day to lose weight? The answer to this question is difficult […]

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By MICHAEL DE MEDEIROS Let’s face it: napping is awesome! Anyone who tells you otherwise is simply not someone you need in your life. Napping, however, you most definitely do need in your life. You love it, we love it, and there are many scientific reasons why your body needs it, too! But not all naps […]

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What your body needs to workout harder and recover faster, according to the experts. By Mary Karmelek Just like any machine, your body needs the right kind of fuel to help it run and repair itself. We talked to some sports nutrition experts to see what they recommend putting in the tank before and after your […]

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