Category: Exercise

Let’s Begin – It’s Time To Get Active!
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Let’s Begin – It’s Time To Get Active!

It's time to get active! Today I'm going to introduce you to my first daily habit challenge. From past experience the one thing everyone finds hard to “fit in” to their day is time for exercise. Now, before you groan at me, you will be very surprised at my definition of exercise which I'll get back to in a second.

Today's habit challenge is...

Craziest Marathons To Take Part In
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Craziest Marathons To Take Part In

Every year runners around the world participate in different marathons in numerous world cities. Some of these marathons are sponsored by different organizations and companies while others are designed to raise money for charity. On the other hand, some marathons have been created to simply provide runners with a unique experience beyond the norm. One...

Top Five Amazing Benefits of Walking
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Top Five Amazing Benefits of Walking

In order to become more active and increase your fitness along the way, it is not compulsory to join a gym and become a slave to the routine. Indeed, for most casual exercisers, becoming a member of a gym can seem a little intimidating. As with most things in life, the simple approach works best...

Starting A Fitness Program To Lose Weight
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Starting A Fitness Program To Lose Weight

Are you thinking about starting a fitness program to lose weight? After all you know how essential it is if you want to be living a healthier lifestyle. A fitness program is one of the best things you can do to lose weight, but it is also essential for good health. The biggest problem isn’t...

Physical activity improves quality of life
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Physical activity improves quality of life

I was watching television a few nights back, and was gobsmacked at the programme I saw. They were talking about the bad advice that the gym industry has been peddling, that exercise helps you lose weight. I’m not kidding you. This program made the claim it doesn’t. In fact it made it sound as though...

An Inactive Type Starts At Wearside Virgin Rackets Club
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An Inactive Type Starts At Wearside Virgin Rackets Club

Today I’m going to write about my business partner Neil, an inactive type who I’ve got down to Wearside Virgin Rackets Club at long last. Your health is the most important thing in the world. Maybe you only come to realise that when you go through a period of ill health.

Warning: Inactivity Can Seriously Damage Your Health
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Warning: Inactivity Can Seriously Damage Your Health

I was horrified the other day when I saw my Dad sitting on his couch with both legs bandaged all the way from his knees to the bottom of his feet. The reason for this is basically he doesn’t do enough walking and this has been the problem since he has been caring for my mother and refuses to virtually leave her side. He is proof that inactivity can seriously damage your health.

Exercise Bike Interval Workout
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Exercise Bike Interval Workout

Working out on a stationary bike can assist you in burning tons of calories. Cycling is an effective way to improve cardiovascular and muscular endurance, as well as lose weight.

Get Fit for Badminton
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Get Fit for Badminton

Having recently taken up this new hobby of mine it is now important to me to get fit for badminton. Equally I know I need to get fit to win, and being a competitive type this is crucial to me. I have to be honest and admit to my frustrations at the moment that I just don’t seem to be seeing much progress with my badminton game and worse still, I don’t seem to be able to beat somebody that I k now that I am better than. I know fitness plays a large part.