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8 Exercises to Make Your Joints Stronger

Posted by Paul Rayner on 07-Feb-2019 10:21:05


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6 Steps to Forming an Exercise Habit

Posted by Paul Rayner on 22-Jan-2019 15:32:00

We’ve all been there. And many of us more than once. We’ve set ourselves the goal – usually as part of a New Year’s Resolution – to exercise regularly and make ourselves fitter and healthier than ever before. For many, our resolutions fall flat before January is over, leaving many of us deflated and let down. This year, 1Life has your back. We have all the tips and tricks to ensure your plans, goals and fitness aspirations succeed. 

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6 Easy Ways to Get Fit When it's Cold Outside

Posted by Paul Rayner on 16-Jan-2019 10:16:00

When the weather outdoors feels positively Arctic, the last thing you may feel like doing is putting on your shorts, tying up the laces on your running shoes and heading out for a quick lap around the block. However, with some basic equipment and a touch of creativity, it’s much easier than you think to stay fit all winter long, without freezing in the process! Here, we share six ideas…

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8 Top Tips for Avoiding Colds and Flu this Winter

Posted by Paul Rayner on 12-Jan-2019 14:43:00

It’s that time of the year most commonly known as ‘flu season’.  A time of the year we all dread when germs are flying around and we are susceptible to catching bugs, colds and in extreme cases the flue! Unsure how to beat the onslaught of germs this winter? Well worry no longer… Here are a few healthy tips you can apply every day to give your body the boost it needs to stay fighting fit and minimise the risk of catching a cold or flu.

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How to Avoid the Blues of January

Posted by Paul Rayner on 07-Jan-2019 14:30:00

After Christmas, it’s common to experience a downturn in mood! The reality of going back to work and facing another year of challenges, combined with the bleak weather outside, can be altogether overwhelming…Enter the January blues! But you’ll be pleased to know that there are some simple steps you can to get back to feeling your best. Here are our five top tips…

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7 Tips for Making Your New Year's Resolution Stick

Posted by Paul Rayner on 01-Jan-2019 10:02:00

The best part of starting a New Year is that we get to wipe the slate clean and start again with a fresh outlook and revived energy. By now, you’ve probably decided on what your New Year’s resolutions will be. Whether it’s to lose weight, get fit, drink less alcohol, or save more and spend less, setting them is easy, but seeing it though is often a completely different story! So, what can you do to make sure your latest resolution sticks? Here are our top seven tips…

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6 Easy Ways to Incorporate More Exercise into Your Daily Life

Posted by Paul Rayner on 31-Dec-2018 11:59:00

If you asked every person to write down a list of life’s top priorities, we’d guess that most people would put maintaining an active lifestyle (or words to that effect) somewhere near the top. But with so many of us leading hectic lives, making us time poor, this is easier said than done, right? To help, we’ve put together six tried and tested strategies that will enable you to incorporate more exercise into your daily life, no matter how busy you are!

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The Gym Jargon Buster

Posted by Paul Rayner on 28-Dec-2018 16:04:00

Do you know your functional training from your forced reps? Your drop sets from your DOMs? With new exercise methods and workout crazes popping up all the time, it can be hard to keep up with it all – especially if you’re a newbie to the gym! In this jargon-busting blog, we’ve pulled together some of the key terms you might hear in the gym and we decode the abbreviations, making sense of the buzz words, opening you up to a whole new world of fitness!  

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Best Resolutions To Make 2019 Your Healthiest Year Yet

Posted by Paul Rayner on 24-Dec-2018 18:40:00


It’s that time of year again when we all start making resolutions. Many of them revolve around health and fitness, and for good reason. But with so many to choose from, which ones should you focus on? To make things simpler for you, we’ve picked out several of the best, which are guaranteed to make you healthier in 2019.   

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Benefits of a Gym Membership for Seniors

Posted by Paul Rayner on 17-Dec-2018 17:10:51

If you think gyms are only for the super fit or younger generation then think again!  Anyone and everyone can enjoy the many benefits from regular exercise and going to the gym, regardless of age and fitness level.  Don’t believe us? Then read on….

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