My swimming odyssey:’ It felt like a last chance to prove what I was capable of’

It seemed like the ultimate challenge: a 5km swim between Greek islands. But would it help me deal with a trauma to come? I had always supposed I could swim. It may have been because I could run. It may well be because I wanted to swim. Or because I merely ever did 10 minutes…

When it comes to fitness, US kids are at back of pack

While the U.S. brings home more Olympic gold than any other country, many, if not most, American school kids wouldn’t even bring home a tin, if there were such a low-ranking medal. Recently, colleagues and I set out to see how the fitness of American kids stacked up relative to other countries. Our findings were…

Julianne Hough Is In Insane Shape And Eats Pizza, So There’s Hope For You

Here’s the truth: You’re not going to wake up tomorrow and look like Julianne Hough. Getting into amazing shape like her isn’t impossible, though. In fact, you’re probably more like her than you think. Thisfit superstar also eats pizza. It’s actually one of her favorite foods. Hough told Shape how she mostly sticks to whole…

Pokemon Go boosts exercising levels- but merely for a short period, says analyse

Researchers say the positive effects of the augmented reality game on physical activity are short-lived Those searching for a fun route to boost their exercising levels might need to look further than the next PokStop. While Pokmon Go initially raised hopes of an innovative, albeit inadvertent, approach to encouraging people to stroll further, new research…