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How to Have a Great Workout at Home

Though getting in shape is a priority for many of us, finding the time to exercise on a regular basis can be difficult in today’s ultra-busy world. So, working out in your own home seems like an ideal solution as you don’t have to go through the effort and cost of joining a gym or health class. And just because…

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Five Reasons You Should Exercise More

I’ve always loved exercise, fitness and I are no stranger.  I’ve spent most of the past year working out at home, but with the Littlest turning one this month I’ve been feeling like it’s time to get back into keeping myself fit and healthy with a passion! After re-joining my pre-baby gym, I spent a few days finding my feet…

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Why you Should get your Child into Sports

It’s a sad fact that a lot of us are spending most our time sitting in front of the television or on our gadgets. In fact kids are getting less exercise now than ever before, as they skip teams and sport groups in favour of playing indoors on tech devices instead.  We need to try to encourage them to take part in these…

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Marie Curie: The Great Daffodil Appeal – My Couch to 5K Challenge

Cancer.  Far too many of us know how cancer can affect the lives of the sufferer and their loved ones.  Many of us have a story to tell, in which cancer plays the lead role. This coming March brings with it the start of the Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal.  Marie Curie offer help, care, and support to people living…

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How to Burn Easy Calories at Home

The New Year is upon us, and up and down the country many people will be hitting their new exercise regimes harder than ever before.  The problem with waiting for January 1st to adorn yourself in your fancy new kit, before heading to the gym with good intentions in tow, is that it’s never going to last. I appreciate that…

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Fitness and I.

I discovered the gym when I was seventeen.  I went with a few friends from sixth form and I definitely caught the bug!  I had felt for a while like I needed to lose weight and so the gym turned into my sanctuary. After a short time I started to go the gym every day, for two hours.  I had a…

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