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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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Meet our next ‘shop stars’ in sports massage and sports nutrition

Experts in sports massage / biomechanics and sports nutrition will be the next special guests at Melton Sports on Saturday, November 18. Will Goodbourn will be on hand with free advice and short treatments while Arbonne independent consultant Sarah Helstrip will be offering customers the chance to sample its natural Phytosport nutrition range. Will graduated...

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Cool runnings – top tips for safe winter running

The cold weather and dark evenings can be a challenge for any runner but for many winter is their favourite time of year to get out. Here are Melton Sports’ top tips for safe winter running. Feet first – If you’re going to be pounding the pavements more then make sure your running shoes are...

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Giving youngsters the spirit of adventure

For more than 60 years the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme has inspired and transformed the lives of millions of young people from all walks of life. It’s rightly seen as a passport to a brighter future, giving youngsters the confidence, self-belief, life skills and resilience they need as they enter adulthood and is highly...

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Enjoying sport with your dog is paw-some!

Melton is aiming to become the UK’s number one pet-friendly town in a bid to make residents happier and healthier. It’s a winning idea so Melton Sports was quick to sign up, fill a bowl with fresh water and buy some dog treats for our four-legged visitors so all our customers get the best welcome....

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It’s time to roar your support for the Lions

It’s getting real now, the British & Irish Lions fly out to New Zealand next week and play their first warm-up game on June 3. There will be 10 matches in all on the tour and the heat will definitely be on by the time the first of the three Tests against the All Blacks...

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What will your This Girl Can story be?

This Girl Can has become one of the most successful sporting campaigns of recent times, getting women and girls back into fitness or trying something new. It’s back again in 2017 and there will a special timetable of open days and tasters in Melton and the Vale of Belvoir during the week of June 5-11....

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Come and see our ‘pop up physio’

A ‘pop up physio’ session, to help keep you active and injury free, will be the next event to be hosted by Melton Sports. Physiotherapist Vanesha Patel of Melton Physio Pilates will be in the shop from 11am to 2pm on Saturday, March 25, for the free drop-in session. Customers are invited to call in...

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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...

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