Regine Tolentino misses acting

Regine Tolentino used to be very visible on-screen, but she is now more often seen at sports complexes, gyms, corporate events and even barangays, where she holds Zumba workout sessions. Regine has always been into dancing and living a healthy lifestyle. She is now certified...

Sitting no worse for health than standing: UK study

(London, United Kingdom–AFP) – Sitting down is no worse for you than standing up as long as you take regular exercise, a British study said Monday, casting doubt on the health benefits of sit-stand work stations. The study also challenged advice from the UK National...

‘Fitness’ foods stimulate more eating, less exercise

Tuesday June 23 2015 (Relaxnews) – Foods like Clif Bars and Wheaties cereal are packaged to evoke connotations of promoting fitness, however, a new study says this sort of packaging actually encourages eating too much, undermining weight control. “Unless a food was forbidden by...

Exercise shouldn’t replace playtime for kids: study

(Relaxnews) – In a panic over increasingly sedentary children, experts and parents alike have attempted to structure playtime to make it active in the hopes of increasing fitness, but a new study says that might not be necessary and points to the importance of free play. “By...

Group nature walks may boost mental well-being in stressful times

(Relaxnews) – Shedding light on the frequently proposed but rarely taken-to-heart suggestion of getting air and seeing friends, a large-scale study linked group nature walks to improved mental health and reduced stress. “We hear people say they feel better after a...

Kids who are in shape may have healthier brains

(Relaxnews) – Researchers at the University of Illinois say that kids in good aerobic fitness have brains that could be in better shape to quickly process neural messaging and have better capacity for memory than those whose fitness is mediocre. According to the researchers, who...

Leo: a wearable tracker that takes exercise safety into account

(Relaxnews) – A new wearable is in the works that claims to be able to communicate with its users better than an actual, living personal trainer. Among its capabilities, it claims itself able to detect levels of lactic acid in muscles and to sense when the user needs a...

Five new fitness classes to try

(Relaxnews) – If you’re bored with gym equipment or jogging around your neighborhood, check out what new fitness classes are being offered in London and New York. Fierce Hailed as the “new Zumba,” Fierce combines dance moves with African beats. Enjoy...

Meat-Free Favorites : Savory Breakfast Sandwich

By Elena Johnson This is a delicious and savory alternative to an egg sandwich. Baking the tofu gives it a crispy and chewy texture that pairs well with the flavors of tomato, mushroom, and spinach. Use this recipe to make breakfast for four – or save the leftovers and reheat...

New app gives treadmill joggers virtual scenic runs

(Relaxnews) – If you’re bored with treadmill runs, a new iPad app released last week called Virtual Runner takes you on a spin through some of the world’s most famous jogging paths — such as New York’s Central Park or along the Great Barrier Reef...