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This weightlifting workout in your 60s can preserve strength for years

Older people had stronger leg muscles years after a 12-month weightlifting program than those who did moderate strength training It’s never too late to start lifting weights — and now there are more signs it can provide enduring health benefits for older people. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark found that regularly lifting weights …

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Four-second interval workouts may be all it takes to maintain fitness and strength………………

Super-quick HIIT workouts are surprisingly effective – just don’t stay seated the rest of the day A mere four seconds of all-out exercise, repeated two or three dozen times, could be all many of us need to build and maintain our fitness, strength and physical power, according to an Inspiring New Study Revealed of the …

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Peloton peddles bike rental scheme for £99 a month……

Peloton peddles bike rental scheme for £99 a month High-tech exercise company tries to recreate pandemic boom when it had seven million members by offering lower-cost option to lure subscribers….. Few companies did better out of the pandemic than Peloton. Before Covid struck, few Britons had even heard of the American brand but once lockdown …

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How to Exercise for Lower Blood Pressure – It’s not which workout you choose, but how you do it.

Most fitness regimens are good for your blood pressure, but by following a few guidelines, you can maximize their benefits and avoid overtaxing your body before it’s ready. Hypertension affects more than half of America’s adult population. It is a leading cause of stroke and heart attack, and often comes with no obvious early symptoms. One …

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If You’ve Never Exercised Before Take These Steps & Get Fit Within 4 Weeks / The 4 Week Challenge ……

Do you struggle to make exercise a habit that sticks? You’re not alone. Only 56 per cent of UK adults exercise regularly, compared with 77 per cent in Germany, 65 per cent in Spain and 63 per cent in France. A quarter of us are completely inactive, doing less than 30 minutes a week, and, …

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Scientists recommend obese people exercise in the evening instead of mornings

An eight year study revealed that physical activity between 6pm and midnight was linked to greater health benefits for obese people. Obese people trying to improve their health are better off exercising in the evening, scientists claim. An eight year study from the UK Biobank revealed that physical activity between 6pm and midnight was linked to …

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Experts reveal the one workout class proven to make you sleep better – and it doesn’t involve ANY cardio

Doctors consistently recommend exercise as a tool for improving sleep.  But certain types of movements might help you snooze more than others, experts say.  Resistance training – using weights, body weight, or resistance bands – is the best way to improve your sleep, according to Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, a physiologist who specialises in sleep therapy. This involves movements …

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Weight Loss……. Weight training is not just for bodybuilders looking to bulk up. According to experts it can actually help with slimming down

When you think of exercising for weight loss, what do you picture? Running? Cycling? Something that gets your heart beating hard and your body sweating heavily? Aerobic exercise has traditionally been associated with slimming down, while weight or resistance training – challenging your body to lift, push or pull its own weight, or that of …

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How steady you are on your feet can indicate how likely you are to live a longer, healthy life. Here are some tips

How do you tie your shoelaces? Do you sit down, crouch, or flashily stand on one leg? As with most things in life, it’s a question of balance. What can be a little shaky at the best of times becomes even harder as we get older. The first time you notice that you can’t right …

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Can regular physical activity reduce the risk of Prostate Cancer????

Exercise appears to enhance how your immune system targets and eradicates cancer cells In recent years, one of the most provocative questions in cancer research has been whether a regular exercise habit can prevent certain cancers from taking hold. The answer, as with any question related to cancer, is complicated. But a recent study published in …

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UKFITNESS.PRO Fitness Professionals in Kent Among the Highest Paid in England

UKFitness.pro, the nation’s largest community of personal trainers, has unveiled its annual report, shedding light on income disparities and gender pay gaps within the personal training industry across the United Kingdom. Kent, UK – A groundbreaking analysis of 500 fitness professionals across 20 English counties, conducted by ukfitness.pro, the nation’s largest database of fitness professionals, has …

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No expensive gym memberships required – you can get in shape with a simple walking or running regime, with fitness videos, or even by lifting cans of beans……

There is an idea that getting fit means expensive gym memberships and ludicrously priced leggings – this need not be the case. From alternatives to weights to finding a fitness family, personal trainers share their secrets to getting fit for free. Move every day Fitness is not “a bonus or luxury for your life”, says …

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World’s largest Pilates brand launches in UK amidst £1bn network sales for parent franchisor – 75 new studios, 900 new UK jobs

World’s largest Pilates brand launches in the UK amidst £1bn network sales for parent franchisor Bankside and flagship Fulham Broadway studios first to launch in January marking the start of a widespread UK franchise rollout for the world’s largest Pilates brand, Club Pilates  London, UK:  Club Pilates, the largest network of premium Pilates studios globally …

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Alliance Jiu Jitsu announces UK expansion, opens flagship, world-class Brazilian jiu jitsu school in London’s Imperial Wharf

School to provide first-ever boutique style jiu jitsu experience in London, delivered by one of the world’s most influential jiu jitsu associations LONDON, UK: Alliance Jiu Jitsu, a global leader in Brazilian jiu jitsu instruction and competition, has announced its expansion into the UK with the launch of its first European flagship school in Chelsea’s …

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FITNESS SENSATION SARAH LINDSAY SHARES TOP 10 GOLDEN HEALTH AND EXERCISE RULES FOR 2024

Celebrity-favourite PT and fitness entrepreneur Sarah Lindsay has unveiled the key ways to achieve a tip top body and mind and make health resolutions that last all year long. As founder of ROAR Fitness, which has three personal training gyms in London plus another in Dubai, the triple Olympic former speed skater and her elite …

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Start Your Fitness Journey & How to get seriously fit for 2024

Start with walking in January – then graduate to breathing exercises, circuits and pilates. With a new activity to try each month, you’ll soon improve your flexibility and fitness, without feeling the burn This 12-month programme starts easily enough, but by December you should have found at least a few activities that really stretch you, …

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f you’re 60 plus, now is the time to try weight training…….

You can lift weights whatever shape you’re in – and as Nigella Lawson has found, the health benefits are both physical and psychological If you’re 60 plus, now is the time to start weight training. If you’re put off by the obscure terminology and the feeling that you have to be a certain shape or …

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How to exercise to boost your mood — whatever your fitness level

Experts offer their tips on exercising to improve your mental health Everyone knows the benefits of exercise: stronger muscles, more energy, weight management, better sleep. A mood boost is often tacked on as a bonus. But there is stronger evidence than ever before that movement not only improves your mental health but also protects it. …

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I’m still fighting fit at 97 – these are my fitness secrets

Along with her late husband, Elaine LaLanne revolutionised modern fitness in the 50s and 60s – now she wants to share her inspiration. The First Lady of Fitness is demonstrating her “Face-A-Tonic” exercises. “You have more than 50 muscles in your face. Place two fingers on the bones right below your eyes. Just lightly touch,” she …

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Fitness tweaks that will improve how you exercise

Fitness advice can be overwhelming. Try to absorb all of the tips given by instructors and personal trainers about warm-ups and cool-downs, technique and timing, and it’s easy to lose track of your workouts. If there’s one thing you need to remember to become a faster rower, a better cyclist or an expert at Pilates, …

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Let’s HUSTLE! A High-Energy Studio Shakes Up The Urban Fitness Landscape

Some of the most commonly sought after New Year’s Resolutions fall under the fitness umbrella. Thanks to modern TikTok trends and progressive workout concepts––wait, working out can be fun?––new hope can be restored to those looking to get fit in 2024. One brand leading the way? HUSTLE, a fitness concept known for its signature high-energy …

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Even the toughest men can benefit from yoga – here are five positions to get you started

Instructor Rory Bradshaw teaches yoga in prison – here’s how he’s inspiring the most sceptical men to give it a go… Prisons are loud, chaotic places, full of constant interruptions such as dogs barking, doors slamming and keys turning in locks. As a prison yoga teacher, Rory Bradshaw is competing with all of these elements to bring …

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Crucial ways to help yourself recover from a stroke…………

Stroke patients can adopt simple strategies, where appropriate, to help independent rehabilitation if they can’t access specialist support Earlier this month new NHS guidance issued by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (Nice) recommended that stroke patients receive at least three hours of rehabilitation five days a week. Yet the current provision is falling …

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Former Australian cricketer targets ELEVEN new UK fitness studios by March on route to century as network sales surpass £10 million

Leicester studio latest opening for world’s fastest growing Pilates-inspired, cardio infused training concept LONDON, UK: STRONG Pilates – the innovative Pilates-inspired, cardio-infused fitness franchise born out of Australia – has announced network sales of £10.8 million as London-based UK managing director and former Australian cricketer John Hastings, 37, targets eleven new UK fitness studios by …

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How Taking The stairs can super-charge your fitness in seconds

They’re everywhere, they’re free and low-impact. No wonder more and more people are ditching long runs – and taking the stairs instead…. You might not have noticed, but most modern hotels hide their stairways. Depending on who you ask, this is either for safety, security or aesthetics (stairwells are ugly, unless you design them to …

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What fascia is and how it may be key to better health

Until the early 2000s, doctors believed fascia was just packaging for more important body parts. But researchers have found the tissue plays a vital role in how we function… In recent years, the concept of caring for one’s fascia – the tough, flexible tissue that surrounds and connects muscles, bones and organs like cling wrap …

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Exercise may have numerous benefits to the body when done correctly

Exercise may have numerous benefits to the body when done correctly. People use different training techniques when seeking to achieve a specific objective. However, in some cases, workouts tend to be overdone, or underdone. If you’re guilty of this, your progress may be hampered and you may fail to achieve your fitness goals.   There …

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In Your 40s Want A SIx – Pack

Olympic champion Sarah Lindsay shares her tried-and-tested formula Sarah Lindsay “really doesn’t like doing loads of sit-ups”. That may seem hard to believe, looking at her uber-toned middle – but the three-time Olympic speed skater believes core strength is built ­elsewhere in the body.    While the bid for a summer six-pack may leave most of us blasting through …

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Walking and yoga ‘can cut risk of cancer spreading or returning’

For decades, many oncologists have remained reluctant to push patients to exercise, but the tide appears to be turning. Walking for 30 minutes a day and practising yoga can help reduce fatigue in cancer patients and cut the risk of the disease spreading, coming back or resulting in death, research suggests. Globally, more than 18 million …

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How to stay strong and beat the decline to frailty…With around 10 per cent of people aged over 65 living with frailty, here’s how you can prepare your body

Of all the widely discussed physical signs of ageing, there’s one that often slips under the radar: the moment “falling over” turns into “having a fall” – and we start to take the repercussions seriously. With around one in three adults over 65 having at least one fall a year and around 10 per cent of …

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Rower who suffered rib fractures creates gym equipment to support others

A British rower who has hopes of becoming an Olympian has designed new gym equipment to support other athletes who may be prone to rib stress fractures. Max Parker, 23, created the GymMax to support other sportspeople, like him, who endure such high training loads that they can fracture their own ribs. The Nottingham Trent …

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Short Workouts For Strength /Health Heart And Mood…Want to transform your health? Quick, vigorous workouts work better than long, slow ones.

hen it comes to health gains, it matters more how much effort you put in and how breathless you become while working out than how long you spend doing it. That, at least, is the message from researchers at the universities of Cambridge and Leicester who last week published findings in the European Heart Journal …

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Inside Sanctum, the hot new fitness class that will make you cry

There’s a simple rhythmic chant coming from Peckham’s gorgeously crumbling Asylum Chapel. The chanting gets louder as I stoop through the little wicket gate in the high old oak doors: “Ha. Ha. Ha. Ha. Ha.” The chapel is dark, save for a hot cluster of candles arranged around the baby-faced blond man in microshorts on …

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We Are Too Tired To Lead Healthier Lifestyles, UK Survey Finds……

Fatigue and lack of motivation top poll of reasons why people don’t improve diet and exercise more It’s the question many of us ask ourselves: why don’t I exercise more, eat better food and generally lead a healthier lifestyle? For many who want to, but just can’t seem to make it happen, it turns out the answer …

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Peloton recalls two million bikes after adjustable seats cause injury hazard

More than a dozen Peloton customers have reported injuries after the bike’s adjustable seat broke during a ride.  Peloton has recalled more than two million bikes due to safety concerns caused by the adjustable seat breaking during use.   The US Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall for about 2.2 million bikes after receiving 35 …

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There are workout routines, and there are workout routines. It’s possible to spend countless hours training your body and make little progress despite the time commitment.

Your time needs to be well-spent in these endeavors. Optimizing your approach is in your best interests. Your workout time can be a time for blocking out all other distractions, focusing on self-improvement, and ultimately improving your mental and physical well-being. So, giving it your all is a no-brainer. How can you optimize the effectiveness of …

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Total Fitness Launches New, In-House Baby and Toddler Swimming Lessons

New Baby Swim classes are the latest addition to Total Fitness’ high variety product offering Members and non-members will be the first to know when Baby and Toddler Swim bookings are available by registering their interest here Lessons will be discounted for members Total Fitness is now recruiting for a variety of roles to deliver the …

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Welcome to Wodcelona: The Most Inclusive Competition in the World

Starting a new CrossFit or functional fitness competition from scratch can be difficult. Very difficult. But not for Marc Gil, the founder of Limited Edition Athletes, a non-profit based in Spain whose mission is to “better the quality of life for people with disabilities through CrossFit,” as he explained. Gil is a long-time CrossFit athlete who …

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Staying fit and active throughout life ‘best way to stave off dementia’

Even taking up exercise in your 60s is better than doing nothing at all for protecting brain health, research suggests.  Staying active throughout adulthood could help stave off dementia though even smaller bouts of exercise may help, research suggests. A long-term study found that people who exercise as they age are more likely to have good …

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Feeling self-conscious ‘puts many younger people off running’: ways to find your motivation.

Many of us may want to get into running, but worry about looking silly, or not being as fast as others out pounding the pavement. According to research by the TCS London Marathon’s charity of the year, younger people are most likely to let worries about performance or appearance deter them. In fact, nearly 40% of 18-24-year-olds …

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Short one-minute bursts of physical activity during daily tasks can prolong lifespan, study finds

Short one-minute spells of exercise during daily tasks can lead to large reductions in the risk of early death, a new study suggests. The research, published on Thursday in the journal Nature Medicine, said just three to four one-minute bouts of vigorous physical activity is associated with up to a 49 per cent reduction in death …

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Lower Weights Instead Of Raising Them For Bigger Muscles, Study Suggests

Those who lowered weights saw a greater increase in muscle cells Lowering weights rather than lifting them may be the key to building stronger muscles, new research suggests. Experts found that one type of muscle contraction, simply lowering weights, was just as effective as lowering and raising weights – suggesting that gym-goers could build the same amount …

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Study finds moderate intensity exercise is best – a fitness expert explains what that means

There are so many ways to be active – but how do you know if you’re getting enough of the right type of exercise? Does a gentle walk count, or do you need to be pushing limits and doing ultra-endurance challenges and gruelling HIT classes five times a week? According to new research, when it comes …

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People Who Walk Faster Are Reaping Health Benefits, Experts Find

Long-accepted forms of exercise may have no benefit in preventing heart disease, experts say Going for a short “brisk” walk every day is more likely to reduce the risk of heart disease than going for longer, leisurely strolls, according to a new study. Those who walk at a faster pace for seven minutes per day cut their …

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Researchers unlock secret for longer life and it can take as little as four hours a week

New research reminds older adults to integrate strength training into their exercise regimens: The workouts result in a longer lifespan when combined with aerobic exercise. According to current physical health guidelines outlined by the US Department of Health and Human Services, adults should do at least two days of strength training and two and a half …

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Burpees: The one exercise you should never do, according to celebrity personal trainer

If you’ve ever winded yourself struggling to get your burpees in – we may have some good news. According to personal trainer, Patrick Murphy, the trainer behind Zac Efron’s enviable body, burpees are one of the exercises “everyone’s doing in the gym” that are actually awful for you. The move, which incorporates jumping, tightening, speed, and fat …

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Why walking speed is more important than hitting 10,000 steps per day

A faster pace showed positive outcomes for heart disease, cancer, dementia and death, over and above the total number of daily steps taken: You’re walking speed   is just as important as how many steps you take in a day, new Research  suggests. Walking 10,000 steps a day has long been associated with a reduced risk of …

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