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How much walking to lose weight?

How fast do you need to walk to lose weight? In order to lose weight, it is advised that you get your heart rate up whilst walking – any walking speed will help you to burn calories, but try and aim…
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A runner after eating before workout

How long to wait to exercise after eating?

What and when you choose to eat before a workout will differ from person to person, so figuring out the right amount of time after eating to exercise for you, may take a little trial and error. A gene…
Benefits of Exercise
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What are the social benefits of exercise?

What are the social benefits of exercise? Self-esteem: Exercise helps to increase your self-esteem and give you a sense of accomplishment. A boost in self-esteem can help us to interact positively wi…
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Someone running to lose weight

How much running to lose weight?

How can running help with weight loss? During a 30 minute run, you immediately start to burn fat as your body is using fat as its primary source of power rather than carbohydrates (which become more…
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What cycling does to your legs

What effects does cycling have on your legs? When you think of a cyclists’ legs, you may turn your mind to professional cyclists’ impressive thighs and carved out calves. Don’t worry though – you don…
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How does a virtual race work?

How can I do a virtual race? You can get yourself set up and running a virtual race in no time. The magic of virtual racing is that it works exactly the same as normal racing, but the race can be run…
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What are the benefits of cardio?

Which exercises are cardio exercises? When you think of cardio, your mind might automatically go to running, but that’s not your only option. There are a number of cardio activities you can do. These…
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Cool down exercises

What are cool down exercises? As well as warming up before exercising it’s equally important to cool down. Cool down exercises can be a combination of stretches and gentle movements that you do follo…
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Why swimming is good for you

Can swimming help to improve my fitness? Swimming is incredibly good for your body as the water-resistance ensures that no muscle group gets left out. It is highly recommended for those trying to ton…
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Why walking is good for you

Because walking releases endorphins, those brain chemicals that make us feel good, even heading outside for a little stroll can help banish anxiety, reduce stress and shake off a bad mood. Walks also…
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Warm up exercises

What are warm up exercises? Warm up exercises are gentle stretches and movements that you should do before your main workout routine to prepare your body for more intense physical activity. Doing war…
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How to Walk Faster

In this post, we'll explain how you can increase your walking speed, the benefits of doing so, and some things to keep in mind when you're working towards a faster walk. Benefits of Walking Faster T…