Say What? Why?

Say What? Why?

If a fitness professional, medical professional, doctor, lecturer, your mother, friend, or brother make a claim, it needs to be supported by evidence. Of course there are different standards of evidence applied to different situations depending on how we gauge their importance, but when analysing medical science or health based claims (e.g. fitness industry related), … Continue reading

iPhone Apps for Fitness

iPhone Apps for Fitness

I was lucky enough to receive a hand-me-down iPhone 3g back in early December, and have been delving into the world of iPhone apps ever since. Below are my recommendations for some of the best health/fitness related apps that I have found on iTunes to date (if you have personal recommendations, suggest them in the … Continue reading

Stretching Before Exercise: Good or Bad?

Stretching Before Exercise: Good or Bad?

My research assignment for my diploma, examining the benefits and drawbacks of stretching before and after exercise, as well as comparing the different stretching methodologies. ——————————————————————————————— Stretching Before Exercise: Good or Bad? by Jason Jarred TABLE OF CONTENTS Precis Introduction Discussion 1.0 Attitudes Toward Stretching 2.0 The Unstated Correlation 3.0 Pre Exercise Warm-up 4.0 Types … Continue reading