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Coronavirus: boost your immunity through exercise

Posted by Paul Rayner on 12-Mar-2020 13:46:03

As the UK braces for a coronavirus epidemic and hand sanitizer and handwashing are all we can talk about it seems there has never been a better time to focus on ways to boost our immunity and keep ourselves as fit and healthy as possible. The key to overcoming COVID-19 or coronavirus as well as other coughs and colds is ensuring our bodies are as healthy as possible.

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The Surprising Health Benefits Of Golf

Posted by Paul Rayner on 18-Feb-2020 13:45:00

Golf is not only great fun, with a competitive element thrown in for good measure, but a recent study has found that playing just one round of golf per month can almost half the risk of an early death for those in their seventies.

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Best Gym Machines for Toning and Weight Loss

Posted by Paul Rayner on 17-Feb-2020 06:00:00

We all go to the gym for different reasons, some people want to improve their fitness, others might be recovering from an injury while some people are looking to tone up or lose weight.  If you fall into the latter category, we’ve put together a list of some of the best 1Life gym machines you should be using to help achieve goals.  

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Top 5 1Life Fitness Classes

Posted by Paul Rayner on 31-Jan-2020 12:39:00

If you’re looking for different ways to improve your fitness and keep your motivation levels high, group exercise classes could be the answer. Working out with others is not only a boost for your social life and a great way to make new friends but it can also provide you with the motivation and competitive edge you need to push yourself that bit further, compared to training on your own.   

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The lowdown on HILIT

Posted by Paul Rayner on 25-Jan-2020 13:00:00
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Dumbbell Exercises

Posted by Paul Rayner on 11-Jan-2020 07:00:00

If you’re one of those people who have always stayed clear of the free-weights in the gym, then we want to and encourage you to give them a go.  These versatile weights are a great bit of equipment for all gym-goers, whether you’re an absolute beginner or a seasoned pro and can be used as part of a full body workout, either at the gym or at home. 

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Top Tips For A Healthier Christmas

Posted by Paul Rayner on 27-Dec-2019 11:26:44
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Swim Your Way To Better Health

Posted by David Conway on 02-Dec-2019 15:32:31

Swimming has long been recognised as an enjoyable form of exercise, suitable for all ages and fitness levels, but a recent study by Swim England has highlighted just how incredible the health benefits of swimming are, which is helping to save the NHS an impressive £357 million a year. 

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Simple Shoulder Work Out You Can Do At The Gym

Posted by Paul Rayner on 31-Aug-2019 05:30:00

When we workout, it’s fairly common to focus on muscle groups that are visible, such as arms and legs to achieve a toned appearance or gain muscle mass, but shoulder strengthening exercises are also just as important.  

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Why Invest In Stretch Classes

Posted by Paul Rayner on 19-Aug-2019 12:22:59

Stretching is often the activity that most often gets overlooked as part of our exercise routine and at best it might consist of a rushed cooldown before hitting the showers after an intense gym class.  

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