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US Cancer Society says exercise is "most important"

Dr Timothy Byers, co-chair of the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Committee and professor of preventive medicine at the University of Colorado says that of all the behaviours that are health related, exercise is by far the most important: "It is strongly protective for heart disease, diabetes and some forms of cancer…and is essential for a lifetime of weight control."

Byers said in a recent article in USA Today, that if there were one guideline he wishes people would take seriously, it is the original federal guideline to do at least 30 minutes of moderate activity most days of the week: "It can be done in 10 to 15-minute increments. Any activity is better than none, and more is better than a little, he says.

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Dr Timothy Byers, co-chair of the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Committee and professor of preventive medicine at the University of Colorado says that of all the behaviours that are health related, exercise is by far the most important: "It is strongly protective for heart disease, diabetes and some forms of cancer…and is essential for a lifetime of weight control."
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PureGym has completed the acquisition of Soho Gyms and its 10 clubs, all of which
Winners of the inaugural ukactive Awards were revealed at a gala dinner in Manchester last
National Football League (NFL) franchise the Dallas Cowboys has partnered with architects Perkins + Will,
Leaders from across the physical activity industry have gathered for the first ever Active Uprising
Giving town and cities more powers to decide over taxation and public spending could improve
A leisure trust has ensured that all its senior managers are qualified "mental health first
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PureGym has completed the acquisition of Soho Gyms and its 10 clubs, all of which
US-based health and racquets club operator Life Time has opened two Athletic Lifestyle-branded clubs in
Physical exercise and keeping fit can protect against the onset of Alzheimer's disease, according to
Budget gym operator Xercise4Less has opened a club in Chesterfield, taking the number of clubs
To celebrate the start of the World Cup in Russia, sports giant Nike has partnered
Fast-growing economies and the prospect of future growth are fueling Asia Pacific's fitness sector, according
The Gym Group is to buy 13 sites from easyGym in a deal worth £20.6m,
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PureGym has completed the acquisition of Soho Gyms and its 10 clubs, all of which
Work on a £3.5m redevelopment of Leiston Leisure Centre on the Suffolk coast is set
Evolution Wellness Holdings has acquired integrated wellness lifestyle company Fivelements for an undisclosed sum. Bali-based
Premier League club Manchester City FC (MCFC) will open its doors to children later this
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Interview
We want the space to feel unthreatening and unintimidating, so lots of people will come
Features
IHRSA update
The Asia Pacific health club market is now worth US$16.8 billion, according to an exceptional new report. IHRSA’s Kristen Walsh shares some of the highlights
Features
People profile
Sports digital trading manager, Argos
Features
People
Interview
We believe every individual who becomes healthier can create a ripple effect in their community and our industry has such an important role to play in driving this - Dr Jackie Mills MD
People
People profile
I’m hugely excited to launch our new two-week Revive programme in Harrods. It’s just the start of the unique programming we’re going to deliver in The Wellness Clinic
People
Interview
There are thousands of workouts out there that burn 1,000 calories an hour. Who cares? What can your workout give me at an emotional level? That’s what I’m interested in
People
People profile
We want to create partnerships with hotels, resorts and country clubs to design inspirational fitness spaces
People
Interview
We were inspired by what retail brands like Sweaty Betty, Lululemon and Nike were doing for women - Susan Dyson, co-founder, Hiitgirl
People
People profile
Loughborough’s new hotel will have altitude bedrooms designed to improve performance by up to 5 per cent
People
Interview
We got a clean bill of health in the recent HMRC report into the minimum wage. We pride ourselves on looking after our people
People
People profile
Our research, published in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, showed certain types of exercise trigger greater fat-burning
People
Interview
We hold weekly auditions. Sometimes we don’t even have places to fill, but when we find great people we make room for them. That’s how you find your stars, through an ongoing process rather than just looking for them when you need them
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Featured suppliers
Featured supplier: Alliance Leisure launches new training and marketing brand
In response to the continued success of Alliance Leisure’s client support services, the organisation has relaunched this part of the business under a new brand.
Featured suppliers
Featured supplier: Health club managers must invest in air filtration systems if they want to protect clients from indoor air pollution
There are not many people out there that, given the option, would deliberately choose to cycle around a chemical plant or run alongside a busy motorway.
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Opinion
Opinion: Unlimited variety and convenience key to industry growth, says MoveGB CEO Alister Rollins
Is the fitness industry in a hidden battle with the big tech giants? With social media a core feature of today’s society, fitness is now viewed as a desirable and attainable lifestyle thanks to numerous online bloggers, influencers and vloggers.
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Company profile: Focus Training
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Dundonald International Ice Bowl
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Port Talbot
Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council
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27-28 Jun 2018
Exhibition Centre Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Diary dates
02-03 Jul 2018
The Principal, Manchester,
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