The Blog

Not sporty? There’s still an activity for you

June 14 2019

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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Lace up your trainers and see your body change

December 20 2018

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

November 29 2018

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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Couch to 5k and beyond

June 17 2016

Running is probably the best way there is to get fit, lose weight and beat stress – and it’s free. What’s more, if you live in the borough, you don’t have to do it alone for we have Melton Running Club. It meets every Monday at 6.30pm outside the council offices at Parkside and twice...

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How are YOU?

March 22 2016

One You is a major new campaign launched by Public Health England targeting adults and in particular those in middle age, writes Toby Heaver. Its aim is to help adults avoid future diseases caused by modern day life by encouraging them to take control of their health to enjoy significant benefits now and in later...

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Getting started – low or zero impact activities for you

November 5 2015

Here’s a statement which will make you take notice – ‘Sitting is the new smoking’. It’s a striking claim but one you suspect is correct and it certainly got me thinking about why it’s important to move. And let’s face it most of us could stand to do a little more and we all know...

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Your first 10K in three steps

Couch to 5K – tick. Parkrun – tick. What comes next? Your first 10K....

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