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Stationary bikes – A Great Workout for the Whole body

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Stationary bikes – A Great Workout for the Whole body

....... This is where cycling, and in particular stationary cycling, comes in. It boasts many of the same benefits, but is much gentler on the body, and it can be done to whatever level of intensity suits you – all from the comfort of your own home. As the saying goes ‘it’s just like riding a bike’ – it’s one of those activities that the majority of us have experience in and, I think, also evokes those warm childhood memories of cycling with friends......

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Mental Health – What’s exercise got to do with it?

Mental Health – What’s exercise got to do with it?

Mental health has been a hot topic for the last few years – awareness of the various mental health issues, and struggles, that people face, and the many ways to access help, and treat them. I’ve experienced mental health issues since my early teens and understand only too well how they can impact your life. I say this not to garner sympathy, but because personally I hate to hear someone’s opinion on something they have not experienced – it’s like the midwife with no children telling you she knows it hurts, but you can do this, when you’re in labour...

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The Road To Fitness

The Road To Fitness

Lifetime fitness really isn't a "one size fits all" approach. We all have different situations that initiate our interest of getting in shape, keeping us motivated and sustaining the lifestyle for the long term. However, I do believe.......

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Barefoot Training - Why You Should Lose Your Shoes!

Barefoot Training - Why You Should Lose Your Shoes!

The present world has ever-new athletic gear for runners with a promise to protect from injury and damage. However, the truth is that even with such athletic gear, there is only a small minority who runs or walks. Most of us spend a lot of time sitting on the couch munching on popcorn and watching our favorite TV shows, or surfing the net or gaming online. The similarity in all these all activities is laziness in being physically active. But apart from becoming lethargic, such activities cause a hindrance to us using our feet. Our feet are designed by nature...

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TOP 10 WAYS TO GAUGE YOUR FITNESS

TOP 10 WAYS TO GAUGE YOUR FITNESS

By Kelly L Wade It may be difficult to measure your fitness level if you wish to understand how healthy you are, or if you are starting a new workout regimen. Everyone's fitness level is different, and are personally based on factors in a few different categories including aerobic fitness, muscular fitness, flexibility and body composition. Fitness is more than how fast or long you can run, how much weight you can lift or what your body looks like in a bathing suit. If you want to know how healthy and fit your body is, try assessing your fitness level with...

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