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When time is short: Christmas Circuit workout

Christmas Circuit Workout Over the holiday season with office parties, family gatherings and gift wrapping, it can often feel like there is a shortage of time in the day. Unfortunately, the one task that frequently gets pushed to the bottom of the pile and neglected is a workout, leaving you feeling sluggish going into the […]

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Fitness Tip – Outdoor Gear for Winter Workouts

Just because it’s cold doesn’t mean you can’t train outside; you just have to be smart about how you prepare yourself for the oncoming weather. For all the outdoor morning joggers and park gym goers winter does not have to force you to stay indoors or signing up for a gym membership. Some people might […]

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How to build up your running distance safely

In order to improve yourself as a runner, one of the things you will be looking to constantly work on is your running distance. Adding more mileage to your running distance can be a difficult obstacle for a lot of individuals to overcome as it can lead to a build-up of physical, along with mental, […]

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How to stay motivated as it gets colder and darker

During the cold and dark winter weather, it can seem much harder to keep yourself motivated to train, and do anything in general, except stay indoors and keep warm. This is why I am writing this blog on how to keep you motivated and moving in the right direction. My first advice to you would […]

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The best ways to fit in a lunchtime workout

Do you work long hours? Do you feel as if you don’t have time for the gym? Are you too tired to even go to the gym before or after work? If the answer is yes to these questions then a lunchtime workout sounds like this could be the one for you. You can do […]

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Gymnastics Inspired Workout

With the 2017 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships heading to Montreal we wanted to look at the incredible strength of the very best in gymnastics, so we’ve created a gymnastics inspired workout. The world is full of different types of strong athletes but many may not realise gymnasts are highly regarded as one of the pound […]

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Invictus Games Inspired Workout 2

In this blog I will be introducing the world of Invictus and have chosen one workout from their website that I found interesting which will be discussed later on in the blog. Firstly, what is Invictus? Invictus is a fitness company based in San Diego, California with 3 gymnasiums currently operating and their main goal […]

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Invictus Games Inspired Workout

With one of the most inspiring events of the Year starting tomorrow, why not try some of the disciplines that the amazing Invictus Games pursue on the road of greatness? Here is a workout that incorporates four of them: Rowing, Cycling, Archery and Powerlifting. Warm-Up Rowing machine – 6-8 minutes. Dynamic Stretches (10 times each […]

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Why exercise will help your concentration at work

When working, one of the most difficult things to do is stay focused, as you may be affected by many distractions or you may just suffer from a lack of interest. One way to reduce a lack of concentration is through exercise as this increases brain health which contributes to improved concentration. Exercising regularly at […]

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Training for a half marathon

As one of the UK’s biggest running events, the Great North Run last weekend was yet another huge success, with 57,000 runners taking park and Mo Farah winning his record fourth consecutive race. If you’re feeling inspired to have a go, before thinking about running a half marathon like the Great North Run, a good […]

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The Importance of Core Training

Core exercises should be an essential part of your daily workout routine. Neglecting basic core strength training can lead to poor posture and make everyday tasks in life that little bit harder. A couple of examples of this could be carrying a shopping bag or perhaps your child or grandchild; without basic core strength these […]

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Reasons to Join A Sports Club

Joining a sports club can have various benefits for an individual’s physical and mental health. Sports clubs not only provide a space and a time where you can be physically active, but also allow you to interact with others. Whether you decide to join football, kickboxing or even ultimate Frisbee, you will surely reap the […]

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Mat Work in the Home Gym

In any gym, whether it’s at work, your local kickboxing haunt or your home gym, it is essential to have a decent amount of floor space. A square area that is at least as long as you, when lying on the ground with your arms above your head, is ideal. Home gym mat work, with […]

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Weekend Warriors – Making the most of the weekend

For those of you lucky enough to enjoy weekends off work, they are the perfect opportunity to get some exercise in a fun and different way. During the summer months, make the most of the (hopefully) improved weather. Head outside! Whether it is as simple as taking the kids down the park with a ball, […]

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Change It Up – Outdoor Gym Circuit

Summer is about to end, which means that whilst we still have beautiful, warmer mornings and fairly nice evenings to go outside and exercise, such as parks and fields, we should look to advantage of what the great outdoor space has to offer. We have 2 simple options – either we take our own fitness […]

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