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What is Crossfit Training?

What is CrossFit? CrossFit is a type of strength and conditioning workout, based around movements like squats, push-ups, and weightlifting. Unlike other workout types, it’s not based on doing a certa…
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What is HIIT?

What does HIIT stand for? Well, HIIT stands for High-Intensity Interval Training. This involves short bursts of high-intensity exercise followed by another period or interval, that's less intense. Be…
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How does exercise help relieve stress?

Exercise can help you sleep better Stress and not getting enough sleep often go hand in hand. Thankfully, one of the benefits of exercise is that it can help to improve the quality of your sleep. Wha…
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How to cycle faster

How to cycle faster: Get streamlined! Did you know that your form can make a big difference to your average cycling speed? To combat wind resistance, try to lower your body on the bike and tuck your…
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Top 4 Walking Tips

Walking top tip #1: Don’t skip a warm-up Walking may be a low-impact exercise but it’s still easy to pick up injuries, such as calf, hip and knee pain, along the way, especially if you want to walk f…
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What is the average swimming speed?

What affects swimming speed? Swimming speed is dependent on a few things. The physical fitness of the swimmer is a major factor of course, but swimming speed can also vary greatly depending on the ty…
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Why is running good for you?

How does running improve your health? So, why is running good for you? Running is brilliant for your cardiovascular health. In fact, running even a for short distances at slow speeds has been shown t…
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Citrus Chicken with Garlic Butter Mushrooms

Serving: 4 Prep Time: 20 minutes Nutritional Facts Calories: 439 Carbs: 19g Fats: 27g Protein: 33g Ingredients Salt Black pepper 3 chicken breasts Cooking spray 2 carrots, sliced 1 onion, slice…
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The best food for cyclists 

Preferences will differ from cyclist to cyclist. While there are some general tips that all cyclists should look into, for some people, no matter how hard they try, sports gels or pre-cycle porridge j…
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Top swimming tips for beginners

Check the timetable at your local swimming pool This one may seem obvious, but ensuring you’re at your pool at the right times can make the difference between a re-energising swimming session and a f…
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How much exercise is needed to lose weight?

Keep it realistic! The most important thing to keep in mind is that exercise should be built into your life to ensure you remain healthy for years to come. Your exercise regime shouldn’t leave you fe…
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Is cycling good for you

A trusted alternative to running and other forms of cardio, cycling is the favourite exercise method of many of the UK Fitness Events community. If you haven’t dusted off your bike in a while, here ar…