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Stories by Marvin Gordon/Contributor

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 9:54 PMMarvin Gordon/Contributor

Christmas is only two weeks away. With the rush and traffic, not to mention personal holiday preparations, it is getting hard for many people to stick to their workout programmes. In spite of the time constraints, with the right approach, much can...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 9:21 PMMarvin Gordon/Contributor

Full gyms and crowded running trails are the New Year norms. The Christmas season, on the other hand, is the opposite. Training is absent from most persons' holiday plans and only after the parties and Christmas dinners do we start to think...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:13 AMMarvin Gordon/Contributor

The Christmas season is upon us. The countdown to fun, food, frolic, and, of course, family, has officially begun. Soon fitness will be sacrificed at the holiday altar, as we try to make the most of the season. We don't even need the numerous...

Published:Tuesday | November 20, 2018 | 11:12 PMMarvin Gordon/Contributor

In today's world, it seems there are never enough hours in the day. We have so much to do each day, and sleep tends to be the area that gets the least attention.'Project deadlines approaching? Pull a couple of all-nighters.' 'Wanna workout? Wake up...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:18 AMMarvin Gordon/Contributor

These days, it seems the 'superfood' label is thrown at anything you can consume: 'Eat this food to lose weight', 'Eat that one to live to 150'...and the list grows on.While the chia seed has been victim to this 'superfood' marketing ploy, it does...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 6:21 PMMarvin Gordon/Contributor

Lunges are among the top lower-body exercises around. From strength to flexibility to balance, there are many benefits. To make the most of lunges, however, they must be done correctly. Butchering the form during lunges is a quick way to pain and...

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 10:36 PMMarvin Gordon/Contributor

Based on their online reputations, squats and lunges couldn't be more different: squats are the famous distant relative we want to tell everyone about, while lunges seem to fall somewhere between criminal sibling and the weird aunt you hide...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:12 AMMarvin Gordon/Contributor

Big butts are all the rage nowadays. Women try everything from squats to the latest band exercise craze, and even injections and surgery to enhance the aesthetic appeal of their assets. But does it serve any real...

Published:Wednesday | May 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarvin Gordon/Contributor

With the myriad training technologies and methodologies available, it can be difficult deciding which best suits your needs.Take strength training, for example. One of the most common choices is free weights vs machine based training. While it is...

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