International Stores! Shop in GBP, EUR, AUD and NZD!

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in News |

Shop two new Ultimate Body Press stores in your native currency! Shop online in GBP and EUR Shop Online in AUD and NZD Look for the Select Currency Tab right on the product pages:   Our warehouses in the United Kingdom and Australia means you get next day order processing and super saver shipping rates. Shop now and get your fitness advantage right...

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Younger Skin Through Exercise

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in News |

According to new research, exercise not only keeps skin looking younger, it can reverse aging in those who start working out later in life. As reported by Gretchen Reynolds for the NY Times, researchers at McMaster University in Ontario have shown how exercise can extend the life of mice as well as keep their fur from turning gray. The researchers, seeing this noticeable affect exercise has upon mice, wondered if the same affect might hold true...

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All That’s Wrong with ‘The Biggest Loser’

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in News |

Curated from: XO Jane Author: Roxane Gay The longer The Biggest Loser has been on the air, however, the more the show has disturbed me. There is the constant shaming of fat people and the medical professionals taking every opportunity to crow about how near death these obese contestants are. There are the trainers, with their perfect bodies, demanding perfection from people who have, for whatever reason, not had a previously healthy...

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Butter is Back

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in Living with Fitness, News, Nutrition |

We’ve been talking a lot lately about the harmful affects of sugar, especially in regard to weight gain and major diseases including obesity, diabetes, and even cancer. We recently reblogged a TED Talk about how diets don’t work and an important NY Times article on how the only diet worth following is the one that suggests you just eat real food. (Real food being that grown from the earth in a sustainable manner.) Here is another...

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Science Compared Every Diet, and the Winner is Real Food

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in News, Nutrition |

Science Compared Every Diet, and the Winner is Real Food Curation: The Atlantic Author: JAMES HAMBLIN, MD, is a senior editor at The Atlantic. Flailing in the swell of bestselling diet books, infomercials for cleanses, and secret tips in glossy magazines, is the credibility of nutrition science. Watching thoroughly-credentialed medical experts tout the addition or subtraction of one nutrient as deliverance—only to change the channel and hear...

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Spring Fitness Trends

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in News |

The Top 8 Fitness Trends for Spring Defining tech, fashion, and fads By: ERIN BERESINI 8. Muscle Tracking Until now, the only way to reliably measure muscle activity was through a specialized test in which a trained professional stuck electrodes that monitor muscles’ electrical signals to the skin. But Silicon Valley start-up Athos figured out how to incorporate those sensors—sans adhesive—into stylish compression garments that also track...

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