Looking at articles related to fitness

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Oct 07 2019

Health benefits of circuit training

If increasing your fitness is your focus, there’s very few that’ll benefit your body quite as much as good old circuit training. 

If you’re not familiar, circuit training is defined as a workout technique that utilizes a series of exercises performed in rotation with minimal rest between - often with the focus on different pieces of equipment, although not necessary. 

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Oct 07 2019

The impact of office work on people’s health

In this day and age, we’re lucky if we get to get away from the office and spend a good chunk of the day on our feet and in the great outdoors. 

It’s unfortunate, but for many of us, it’s a reality we can’t avoid.

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Sep 22 2019

Health Benefits of Playing Squash

The health benefits of squash 

When it comes to racket sports, it’s hard to beat the fast-paced game of squash when you’re looking for a great game to play. 

It’s easy to get into, can be seriously competitive (if you want it to be) and is bags of fun.

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Sep 22 2019

The health benefits from walking

The health benefits of walking 

If you’re looking to get active, get social and get outdoors, there’s nothing better than walking for a step in the right direction. 

With plenty of great treks, hikes and routes all over the world, all you really need is a good pair of shoes and the sky really is the limit.

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Dec 27 2018

Tennis - 5 key health benefits you can see from playing tennis

Tennis has been played since 1859 and hasn’t changed a great deal since.

You only really need 3 things to play: A couple of rackets, a net and a ball is all your really need to get started (and a precisely laid out court but who’s counting).

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Dec 27 2018

5 key health benefits that performing gymnastics has on the body

Gymnastics is up there with some of the most challenging and demanding physical activities that a human can possibly undertake.

Gymnasts put themselves under immense physical and mental pressure to perform exercises and feats of strength whether it be as part of a hobby, competitor or career with top level athletes reaching olympics level.

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Dec 27 2018

5 key health benefits that you’ll see from playing football (soccer)

Football, or soccer if you’re reading this in the US, is a great way to get active, build fitness and implement a team sport into a health routine.

There’s plenty of different drills, games and options when it comes to playing the game, but it might come a surprise to many of us that there’s a variety of health benefits associated with the game.

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Dec 27 2018

Wrestling - 5 key health benefits that wrestling has on the body

Wrestling, if you’re not aware, is the sport of grappling with an opponent with the aim to throw or hold them to the ground.

Although not as much of a well practiced sport in the UK, wrestling is huge in the US with high schools offering the sport as regularly as football in the land of the tea.

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Dec 27 2018

Weight lifting - 5 Key benefits that weight lifting has on the body

Weightlifting comes in many forms. Whether it’s hypertrophy work (for muscle), strength work (for erm...strength) or olympic lifting (for the olympics).

But the act of lifting up heavy objects and putting them back down again has a variety of key benefits on the body that a lot of us might be surprised by.

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Dec 27 2018

Running - 5 Key benefits of running on the human body

Running. Running is the one sport that just about all of us with a working pair of legs can participate in. There’s no necessary equipment, no flashy membership required. Just your feet and a strong mental state to keep on pushing.

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Dec 27 2018

Boxing - 5 key health benefits that come from boxing

Boxing is one of the biggest talking points in 2019.

 

With the recent Conor Mcgregor vs. Floyd Mayweather and Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder fights in the public eye - more and more people are putting on the gloves and heading into the iron paradise.

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Dec 27 2018

Yoga - 5 Key benefits of yoga on the body

Yoga is seemingly absolutely everywhere in 2019 and there’s no escaping it here either (sorry).

Regular yoga, hot yoga, cat yoga and well… every type of yoga is smashing through the media and greeting us in every direction.

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Dec 27 2018

Cycling - 5 key benefits that cycling has on the body

Cycling gets a bad rap these days, and frankly we can’t see why.

There’s often no better feeling that feeling cool air running through your hair (you should always wear a helmet, but for arguments sake this point is staying) when you’re pedaling hard on two wheels. But it doesn’t just feel great...

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Dec 27 2018

Swimming - 5 key health benefits that swimming has on the human body

Swimming is probably the number 1 life skill that we all don’t do quite enough of - unless you’re Ross Edgley of course (see the guy who’s just swam around the UK).

But swimming can do a lot more for you than save your life in an emergency situation.