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Weight training

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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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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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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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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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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