Daily Archives: April 4, 2012

Health & fitness in the news

1. Grab a coffee after the gym? Study finds caffeine and exercise ‘work together to ward off skin cancer’
Express

Caffeine and exercise may work together to ward off skin cancer, research suggests. An early study found the combination reduced the number of skin tumours in cancer-prone mice by 62 per cent.

Daily Mail

2. Warning on Sports Drinks at the desk
Express

Millions are putting their health at risk by downing sports energy drinks – designed for use with intense exercise – while sitting at their desks.

Express

3.’High Doses Of Sugar Is The Same As Poison’ Warns Doctor Robert Lustig
Huffington Post

Dr Robert Lustig has become a pioneer in the war against sugar and believes that all types of the sweet stuff should be taken more seriously and be classed as a toxic health hazard.

Huffington Post

4. LTA chief Roger Draper’s job under scrutiny as funding is cut by Sport England over drop in players
The Telegraph

Roger Draper’s underwhelming performance as the Lawn Tennis Association’s chief executive will come under further scrutiny after Sport England revealed it was cutting £530,000 of tennis funding.

The Telegraph

5. Health special: Fit and flat at every age
Daily Mail

Each age group has to adopt a slightly different approach to eating and exercise for a flat stomach. Here are some general rules…

Daily Mail

6. New ‘Zombies, Run!’ app beats Nike+ to the top of the fitness charts.
Evening Standard

Zombies, Run! is a new app developed by games-designer Adrian Hon and novelist Naomi Alderman, in which you must run or die. The game was launched last month and it has already been downloaded over 100,000 times, beating the Nike+ app to the top of the fitness charts.

Evening Standard

7. Olympic beauty
Evening Standard

As beauty brands race to sign up the stars of Team GB, Emma McCarthy picks the products that guarantee dedicated gym bunnies glowing faces and shiny hair

Evening Standard