Gym Owner Monthly

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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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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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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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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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