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Why you should take up running

Most of us are constantly on the lookout for the next best exercise technique or activity. Whether this is some fancy equipment at the gym or the latest celebrity fitness routine, we all want something that is going to give…

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5 benefits of regular exercise

We all know that exercise is good for us, but to get the best results, you need to workout regularly. Whether you hit the gym every day, cycle to and from work or engage in low-impact exercise like walking or…

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How to get ripped abs without back pain

Getting ripped abs isn’t as easy as you may think and doing exercises incorrectly can actually lead to back pain. You can also experience discomfort in your back if you…

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Why do we all need to walk 10,000 steps a day?

When you buy yourself a pedometer or an activity tracker like one from Garmin, Fitbit or Jawbone, 10,000 daily steps will most likely be the default goal set to reach….

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Get the most out of your new gym

Joining a new gym is a great way to keep in shape – but in order to make the most of the place, you need to do more than simply secure a membership. To ensure you get as much as…

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Getting back into exercise after injury

When you’ve injured yourself, you need to ensure that you take it easy and allow your body the time it needs to repair itself. Once you’re feeling in tip-top condition…

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How to choose the right running shoes

If you enjoy a good run or are trying to get into the habit of jogging regularly, you need to think about more than just your technique. It is important…

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Keeping warm when exercising outdoors

Winter is on its way, which means it’s time to make some changes to your usual outdoor workout regime. There’s no better feeling than exercising in the fresh air with…

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A guide to gym etiquette

Whether you’re a regular gym-goer or you’ve only recently signed up for a membership, the rules of gym etiquette apply to everyone. While there are no strict guidelines, there are a number of ways to conduct, or not conduct, yourself…

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Tips for exercising safely

Whether you’re a self-confessed fitness fanatic who works out regularly, or if you’re simply looking to begin exercising, it’s important to consider your safety. Running everyday or going to the gym four times a week is all well and good,…