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I recall a colleague frantically complaining that his blood tests showed that he was not protected against the hepatitis B virus, or HBV, blaming himself for having ‘messed up’ his immunisation schedule after missing two of the three doses required...
Fruits and vegetables are known to be 'healthy' foods.

Fruits and vegetables are known to be 'healthy' foods. Every nutrition plan and 'diet' pushes them as must-have foods to power your health and fitness, so there must be some truth to it. Yet, most people fall short of the recommended daily intake....
Serial Fit 4 Lifer Jennifer Scott is a breast cancer warrior. Every Saturday morning she is out at The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life events at different locations across Jamaica, as she journeys with the team to a fitter life.

TrainFit Club's Stokely Rose and his team pulled out all the stops last Saturday to deliver a dose of Outdoor Madness Fit 4 Lifers won't soon forget. Fitness coach Tareeq was in his element, delivering a high-energy '80s dance-aerobic warm-up that...

If you follow these ‘Fit in 5’ tips, you cannot go wrong on your fitness journey. 1. SLEEP One of the most underrated ways in which you can stay fit and healthy is to get enough sleep. There is no magical number of hours that one should sleep...

It was pure, sweet energy at Saturday’s Season 3 launch of The Gleaner’s Fit 4 Life health and fitness initiative. The 300-strong fitness enthusiasts who turned out in the early morning at the media house’s 7 North Street, Kingston, head office to...

The Gleaner’s Fit 4 Life Season 3 is finally here! Join us this Saturday, September 21, for the grand launch at The Gleaner, 7 North Street, Kingston (East Street entrance) for a sweat-drenching experience. You are guaranteed to get a circuit boot...

The core muscles provide the stability and support necessary for safe and effective movement. They also act as prime movers in bending and twisting. Training these muscles should target building strength, endurance, and stability throughout. When...

When it comes to leg training, compound moves provide the best returns on time invested and should form the basis of lower-body training. Another important consideration is the aspect of fitness targeted by the training plan. The ‘Fit in 5’ leg-...

Cardiovascular performance is a key component of fitness. Cardio improves performance, heart health, and life expectancy. When choosing moves for cardio, it is best to choose based on your fitness level, as well as the impact of the exercise. Full...

The muscles of the arms, chest, and shoulders require well-rounded training to carry out their function effectively. These muscles are heavily involved in pushing movements and provide stability for movements such as pulling. This means that any...
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