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The best sports books of 2014

Christmas is coming so what better gift for your sports mad nearest and dearest than a top sports book? This year I really enjoyed reading The Climb by Chris Froome, winner of the 100th Tour De France, and Running My Life by Seb Coe, one of my all-time sporting heroes. But which other 2014 sports...

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Your guide to winter training

As the nights draw in and there’s a real nip in the air it’s tempting to ease off when it comes to your fitness but this needn’t be the case. Melton Sports has come up with 10 top tips to help you maintain your training regime throughout the winter months so you emerge fitter and...

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Be part of England’s sporting history

It’s been a great summer of sport with the FIFA World Cup, Commonwealth Games and European Athletics Championships and there’s still the Ryder Cup and cycling’s Tour of Britain to come. But now is the time to be on your blocks if you want to be part of one of 2015’s major sporting events –...

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How to start running

Running is for everyone, but if you haven’t really run before how do you get started? The key is to build up your fitness gradually . . . and you start by walking. Walk for a time that feels comfortable and once you can walk for 30 minutes easily, add one to two minute running...

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A new sports shop for Melton

Melton has been without a sports shop – until now that is – for about eight years so I’m delighted to be picking up the baton. But what makes this more special is the fact I am following in the footsteps of a Melton institution – Allsports. This fondly remembered shop served the town and...

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So, why open a sports shop?

It’s a question I’ve asked myself repeatedly over the last two months with so many hurdles to overcome before I could even open! Put simply, I believe a town the size of Melton should have one and if no-one else was in a position to start one up then I should take up the challenge....

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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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