Fitness protects you from cancer, even 20 years later

Here at mens fitness at 50 I always try to keep you up-to-date with what  you need to know to maintain your health and fitness in a real way.  I think this Study demonstrates the many benefits of physical activity in your life.  So enjoy the read.  Let me know what you think. In an article by Maggie Fox Senior Writer, NBC news.  She writes that…Fitness can protect you from cancer — even 20 or more years down the road, researchers report. And men who were the most fit in middle age were the least likely to die a quarter century […] Read more »

The 5:2 Diet: Can It Help You Lose Weight And Live Longer?

  Dr Michael Mosley writes…Several months ago I set myself an ambitious goal: to find a way to live longer, stay younger and lose weight. I also wanted to go on enjoying the foods I normally eat and make as few changes to my lifestyle as possible. After talking to several scientific experts, I have spent the past few months trying a controversial diet that challenges conventional views about how and when we should eat. It is called intermittent fasting – reducing your food intake on alternate days. Although most of the great religions advocate fasting (devout Muslims finish fasting for Ramadan […] Read more »

How We Turn Calories Into Flab Just 3 Hours After A Big Meal

Fiona Macrae writes in the Daily Mail…It’s often dismissed as a  cliche to motivate dieters. But it appears there may be some truth to the adage ‘a moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips’. Once eaten, fat is stored on the waistline within hours, say scientists – far faster than previously thought.   Quick process: An average person can add the equivalent of two to three teaspoons of fat to their waistline in a matter of hours after eating.  In fact, a more accurate saying would be: ‘A moment on the lips, three hours later on the midriff.’ […] Read more »

Seaweed Toast Is Same As Half An Hour On Treadmill

According to the Telegraph Breakfasting on a slice of bread baked with ground-up seaweed could help burn more calories than half an hour on a treadmill, according to new research. Trials on nearly 80 healthy but overweight men showed those fed scrambled egg on seaweed enriched toast felt so full they consumed 179 calories less a day.  The tests at Sheffield Hallam University are the first to involve adding the entire seaweed plant to the bread mix rather than breaking it down to extract various chemicals. The bread – served with the crusts cut off – did not include any […] Read more »

Monthly magazine Men's Fitness to launch in new territories

Mark Sweney reports in The Guardian that Dennis Publishing is looking to capitalise on the boom in the men’s fitness market by striking a deal to expand monthly magazine Men’s Fitness into a number of international markets. Dennis has struck a deal with American Media (AMI), the publisher of titles including National Enquirer, Flex and celebrity news title Star, to develop Men’s Fitness into an “international power brand” targeting markets where fitness and active pursuits are growth sectors. Dennis will be hoping to emulate the success the title has seen in the UK which, against a backdrop of mostly dire ad […] Read more »