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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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The best sports podcasts

Sports podcasts are becoming increasingly popular so Melton Sports has ridden the airwaves and asked its customers for their favourites. There are plenty of enlightening and entertaining shows available via iTunes, Acast, BBC Sounds or your podcast provider and they are great to listen to pre or post game, in the car, at the gym...

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Eat better, play better and help the planet too!

We all have to take some personal responsibility to limit climate change but what will you do? We can switch to a green energy supplier, recycle more, waste less food and try not to drive short distances, but what about what we eat? A new study has shown how food production and consumption pose major...

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Run for your life – it’s running month at Melton Sports

October is Running Month at Melton Sports with our #RunEveryDay challenge, Beat the Clocks promotion and a free sports massage clinic. Running is one of the most effective ways to get fit, lose weight and improve both your heart health and mental well-being so we think it deserves its own month in the sporting calendar....

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Summer camps to keep youngsters active and entertained

We love our football at Melton Sports and will be glued to the World Cup but summer is a time to have a break from the ‘beautiful game’ and try other sports. And with the holidays upon us we thought parents might like a taste of what is on offer to keep youngsters active and...

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Calling in the experts

As well as taking our shop ‘on the road’ we like to host regular in-store events at Melton Sports with experts on hand to assist our customers. We have welcomed physios, sports massage therapists and nutritionists as well as a martial arts school, held book signings and even a live radio sports show! Our next...

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Join us at our Sport Relief fundraiser

Melton Sports will be pulling out all the stops for Sport Relief with a special fundraising event on Saturday, March 17. Our special guest at the shop in King Street will be sports massage therapist Vicki Stones Hurrell. She will be offering advice, taping and strapping and short treatments between 11am and 2pm in return...

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Meet the physio event – free advice and gait analysis

New Park Physiotherapy will be running a free drop-in advice clinic at Melton Sports on Saturday, February 17. Alistair Dickson, a former Royal Marine and trail runner with more than a decade’s experience as a physio, will be on hand between 11am and 2pm. He has a special interest in acupuncture for treating everything from...

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Race for Life to beat cancer

Women and girls looking for a little extra motivation to achieve their 2018 fitness goals should check out Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life calendar. Most of us will know someone whose life has been touched by cancer and there are a number of 5k, 10k and Pretty Muddy events on our doorstep. It’s a...

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Closing the gender gap in sport

There is a gender gap in sport – girls not engaging enough with school sports, women less physically active than men – but efforts are being made in Melton to change this. New research from Women in Sport show girls turn away from school sports in high numbers. It surveyed 25,000 girls and boys from...

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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...

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