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Kickstart your journey to better health

If 2020 has taught us anything it’s to be more honest with ourselves about our own general health. But the good news is there has never been a better time to get and feel fitter. Gaining weight doesn’t happen overnight, it’s a gradual process, a result of modern-day life and the odd unhealthy habit. And...

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Making exercise part of your home routine

Like it or not our lives have changed forever and many of us will inevitably be at home more and/or working from home. This can mean extra free time and family time with no commute but there are pitfalls to the ‘new normal’, too. Research has shown that excessive sitting is bad for our health,...

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Cross-train to achieve your sporting goals

Whatever your sport or training goals mixing it up with different activities can pay dividends in terms of overall fitness, strength, speed and endurance. My life has always been full of running but age and injury have a habit of catching up with you sooner or later, so rather belatedly I’m discovering the benefits of...

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Easy ways to get your daily boost

Modern life is fast paced but that doesn’t mean we are moving more. In fact the electronic revolution means we are less physically active than previous generations. Like it or not we sleep less and walk less, sit more and spend more time indoors, with lack of exercise putting one in four adults at risk...

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Sporty gift ideas for you and yours

There’s nothing wrong with a little overindulgence at Christmas but how about a spot of sport and fitness for balance and a happy and healthier new year? Here are a few ideas to inspire you and the sporty people in your life. Tickets – It’s hard to beat a festive football or rugby match. Leicester...

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Your first 10K in three steps

Couch to 5K – tick. Parkrun – tick. What comes next? Your first 10K. It’s the UK’s most popular race distance for both recreational and seasoned runners alike but if you are new to it, how do you get there? Here is our three-step guide. 1 Build up slowly. If you can run a 5K...

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Not sporty? There’s still an activity for you

What do you do if you’re not sporty but want to be fitter and healthier? The good news is there is lots going on in and around Melton and you can find an activity that suits you. In this blog we summarise what is on offer for people of all ages, flagging up our top...

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Keeping your relationship fit and healthy

You may be looking forward to a new season of sport but what if your partner isn’t? It’s all too easy to get wrapped up in your training, game or charity challenge but become too immersed and those closest to you can feel alienated and shut out. Relationships and sport have many similarities and both...

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2019 – a year of world cups

2019 is a year of world cups with cricket, women’s football, netball and rugby all in the limelight. England, ranked the best one-day team, are home favourites for the ICC Cricket World Cup from May 30 to July 14. Trent Bridge in Nottingham will host five matches including England versus Pakistan on June 3. In...

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Lace up your trainers and see your body change

Have you ever wondered what happens to your body when you start exercising? Most changes are positive but knowing what to expect can make it easier to stay motivated and reach your fitness goal. The good news is that you can start to feel more energized from your very first workout as increased blood flow...

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