Wed | Oct 18, 2017

Health

Breast cancer remains a major national (and international) concern. The breast is the leading site for cancer in females in Jamaica.Currently, approximately 43 out of every 100,000 women in Kingston and St Andrew have breast cancer and it is...

Team challenge was the theme last Saturday at The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life event at Hope Pastures Park in Hope Pastures, St Andrew. And team members were fiercely competitive, determined that their team would take home the many prizes on offer.After a...

Pilates is a method of improving movement efficiency that was originally called 'contrology' in the 1920s, conceptualised by Joseph Pilates. The training is utilised by sports elite and post-surgical clients alike for improvement of posture,...

Fitness guru Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn showed why she is one of Jamaica's world-renowned Olympians on Saturday, when she took The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life team and guests through an intense boot camp that left everyone sweat-drenched, with every muscle in...

Guided by the Ministry of Health's National Strategic Plan and Action for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases, the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA), a statutory body of the ministry, has launched a Wellness...

Students at the University of the West Indies, Mona will this academic year benefit from workout and meal planning sessions through efforts being spearheaded by Jamaica Moves in partnership with the Aston Preston Hall. Dubbed Jamaica Moves Wellness...

The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life team heads to Jacks Hill Community Centre, Jacks Hill Road, St Andrew this Saturday, October 7 to join the St Matthews Walkers. Starting at 7:00 am until 9:00 am, it will be a morning of fun, great exercises, diet tips...

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is all the rage nowadays and not without reason; numerous studies have proven the benefits – ranging from faster weight loss to the short amount of time required to complete a routine – time and...

Recently, there has been a lot of talk about woman empowerment, and the strength of a woman, but what more empowerment can we have than the freedom and ability to protect our bodies from certain illnesses like cervical cancer?As a part of my job, I...

So you have accepted The Gleaner’s Fit 4 Life 12-Week Lifestyle/Fitness Challenge. What’s your goal? Weight loss, body strengthening, muscle toning? Remember, it’s your challenge, as we journey together to a fitter you. For all...
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