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Test Your Fitness Level! 

Test your fitness level on the following three bodyweight exercises and see how you do: Press ups What are you testing? The push up is a classic exercise designed to test upper body strength. How to do it? From the ground, keep your body in a straight line from shoulder to heel. Place your hands […]

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Visceral Fat – What is it?

What is Visceral Fat: Visceral fat is body fat that stores in the abdominal cavity, this area in particular is where a number of important organs are found such as the liver, pancreas and intestines. You might look skinny on the outside but have a lot of visceral fat on the inside! How to Measure […]

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Why Train On A Treadmill?

A treadmill can come in very handy, especially during the winter months. It’s safer to use a treadmill due to uneven ground, icy/ wet conditions and poor lighting. Unlike the winter icy pavements, the treadmill’s completely stable surface means there’s little chance you’ll slip or trip too. If you’re already injured, training on a treadmill […]

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Boxing And It’s Benefits

Boxing has many benefits but the main one is it’s a fantastic plyometric cardiovascular exercise! Boxing involves coordination, speed, strength and skill. Whether working 1-1 with somebody on the pads or your working solo on a punch bag using a mixture of different punches / combinations will really get that heart rate up. Boxing can […]

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How To Stick To Your New Year’s Resolutions

Sticking to our New Year’s Resolutions can be hard! Every year most of us do the same thing on January 1st – think of resolutions we want to stick to throughout the New Year, so often though by February these best intentions start to wane as ‘life happens’ and we then find ourselves back to […]

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