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Both diabetes and menopause may produce challenges in blood-glucose control, but by understanding how they interact, you will be able to manage your blood sugar.After menopause, the hormones oestrogen and progesterone...

The residents of Central Village in St Catherine came out early Saturday morning to join The Gleaner’s Fit 4 Life team and guests for a workout session that was high intensity and high energy. Fitness coach Marvin Gordon took the gathering at...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says that the next step in the Jamaica Moves campaign will be to take legislation to Parliament to regulate the sugar content in food products.But before that, he said, persons will have to be educated about the ill...

Rainforest Seafoods recently became the latest corporate company to launch their internal Jamaica Moves programme. The launch, held at the company's headquarters, follows the Ministry of Health's Jamaica Moves Get Moving Corporate Challenge launched...

Aerobics instructor O.J. O'Gilvie ensured that it was a real Sweatfest on Saturday at the Life Fit Training Centre, as he took The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life team and guests through a heart-pumping routine that worked every muscle and had everyone...

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) remain as one of the most pressing crises in global health, disproportionately affecting people in low- and middle-income countries where more than...

If you missed Saturday morning's Outdoor Madness with The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life team and the TrainFit Club, then you definitely missed one of the best workouts of your life.Fitness guru Stokely Rose and the TrainFit crew weren't kidding when they...

WHEN was the last time you included stretches in your workout routine? Do you even consider stretching as training?...

51-year-old Glenna Falconer-Doyley is a born survivorLife comes at you fast. At age six, a naive little girl at the time walking to school was hit by a car, hospitalised and later lost her left leg. Today, 51-year-old Glenna...

Sexual activity is rarely the cause of sudden cardiac arrest, a new study suggests.Specifically, in more than 4,500 cases of sudden cardiac arrest in adults living in Oregon, United States, in a recent decade, only 34 cases were related to sexual...
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