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Helpful Information for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis – What is it and how do I treat it? Plantar fasciitis means inflammation of your plantar fascia. Your plantar fascia is a strong band of tissue (like a ligament) that stretches from your heel to your middle foot bones. It supports the arch of your foot and also acts as a shock-absorber […]

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Safe Stretching

10 Tips for Safe Stretching Stretching is a good way to improve flexibility and avoid muscle soreness. Here are some tips for how to do it properly. Stretch for 10 minutes every day. Regular stretching improves your balance, strength and flexibility. Get advice to avoid injury. Check with your doctor or health professional before stretching […]

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Upright Bike – Are you using it?

What is an upright bike? An upright bike is a common piece of cardiovascular equipment that is found in the majority of gyms. What are the benefits? The upright bike replicates outdoor bike riding and uses the same muscles as an outdoor bike. The main benefits of an upright bike are gaining strength in the […]

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Staying Motivated This Winter

Staying Motivated This Winter With the clocks going back and the evenings now getting darker earlier it’s so easy to lose momentum with your fitness goals and rule out training over Christmas and start all over again in the New Year. This year why not fight that temptation and try to keep fit during these […]

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How to perform a Russian Twist correctly.

Performing a Russian Twist correctly is essential to ensure you get the most out of the exercise. How to perform the Russian Twist: Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Abdominals Guide: Lie down on the floor placing your feet either under something that will not move. Your legs should be bent at the knees. Elevate your […]

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