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Airbikes are back!

They may bring back memories of the old-school stationary bike your parents used to have in the garage (and likely never used) but Airbikes are making a comeback. Here’s the lowdown on what they have to offer and details of three industry-leading choices. What are they? In contrast to a standard upright bike, where you […]

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Workout – Ski Ready Exercises

His and Hers Ski Workouts Skiing can be a challenging but fun activity for all, however it comes with inherent risks of injury from falling over, over stretching, bumps or even just using muscles in a way that you aren’t accustomed to. These workouts are focused on a selection of exercises to help get your […]

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Three quad exercises to do at home

Quads are a huge muscle in the upper front section of the leg and training these muscles is key to building a strong foundation for the rest of the body. Quad exercises don’t have to be exclusively done in the gym surrounded by big heavy weight to be effective, plenty of body-weight exercises can help […]

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3 Hamstring Exercises to improve strength, athleticism and physique!

When it comes to leg day, most people think “my quads are going to be in bits tomorrow” or “must remember to super set with calf exercises” but how many people think about their gains posteriorly? Whether you’re wanting to improve performance on the rugby field, bulletproof yourself against ugly injuries or look awesome in […]

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Running – Fitness vs Speed

Running and sprinting are two very different methods of training that both increase an individual’s fitness. Different running disciples require different forms of training.  A sprinter would tend to do speed and plyometric training whereas a marathon runner would do fitness training. However, let’s not talk about the athletes, let’s talk about the average Joe. […]

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Gym & Spa News | Gym Design | Hotel Gym Design | workouts

Hotel Gym Trends for 2018

2018 is going to be an exciting year for the hospitality industry. From an interior design perspective, key hotel trends will include bright colour schemes, lobbies functioning more as ‘hubs’ or key focal and social points, and guest rooms looking and feeling less like hotel rooms and more like being in a home environment. Comfort […]

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Fitness Gadgets – What’s out there?

Fitness Gadgets There are so many fitness gadgets and apps in the market nowadays to keep track of your healthy nutritional needs. Take MY FITNESS PAL for example, a clever free app that keeps an eye on all the calories you consume, tracks macros and has a very accurate bank of shop bought products and […]

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Pros and Cons of Technology & Exercise

Technology & Exercise Technology is becoming more and more a part of exercise. Some people are reliant on technology to train and get results. There are both pros and cons to using technology & exercise together as part of your fitness routine. PROS One of the main benefits of technology is the improved research into […]

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Bodyweight Training Exercises and Benefits

What are they? Bodyweight training is a very beneficial training method which simply involves using your own bodyweight in exercises. This is instead of using resistance via weights or gym equipment. There are numerous advantages to including bodyweight exercises in your average gym routine, regardless of what your specific goals are. Below are some reasons […]

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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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