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Top Fitness Trends for 2019

Posted by Paul Rayner on 22-Feb-2019 16:40:44

We all have our preferred ways of exercising, down to the clothes we like to wear and the tech we trust to track our workouts and monitor our progress. But in the ever-evolving world of fitness – with new training methods, devices and applications (apps) popping up year-on-year, and the league table of what’s popular constantly changing – which trends will you give a go in 2019 and beyond?

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The Key to Improving Swimming Techniques/ Times

Posted by Paul Rayner on 21-Feb-2019 10:44:53


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The Importance of Nutrition for Exercise

Posted by Paul Rayner on 15-Feb-2019 16:35:11


Ensuring that you have a healthy and varied diet is essential for your wellbeing and to support your physical activities such as going to the gym or taking part in outdoor sports. When exercising, it’s important to adjust your diet to give your body the energy it needs, otherwise it will be an uphill battle to reach your health and fitness goals. Getting your nutrition right – following the most up-to-date healthy eating guidelines – will help you to perform better, reduce the risk of injury, strengthen your immune system and assist post-workout recovery. But what exactly does a healthy diet look like? Here’s 1Life’s lowdown on three of the main food groups you need to know about…


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Motivation - How to Remain Focused on Your Health and Fitness Goals

Posted by Paul Rayner on 11-Feb-2019 12:19:22

Staying motivated is pivotal to reaching your health and fitness goals, but we know it’s not always easy! During the winter months, it can be particularly difficult to maintain your motivation levels, affecting your ability to keep up with your exercise routine. But it needn’t be hard; all you need to do is remember these key points:

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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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