Fitness

We are all aware of the benefits of exercise. For one, it’s a cost effective means of staying healthy and living longer, but it can also help to reduce the risk of heart disease, obesity and diabetes, to name just a few. For some, getting fit can seem like a costly and time consuming commitment. But, even if you’re short of time or money, there are many different ways you can get fit. Starting a fitness regime can seem daunting as the advice about suitable workouts and injury prevention differs depending on fitness levels, gender and age. Gyms provide access to professional equipment and advisors, and many people find the community spirit keeps them motivated. However, if you’re not keen on joining a gym you can still build muscle and burn calories at home. Wherever you exercise, it’s essential that you make exercise an integral part of your daily routine and not something you only plan to do for a short period of time. Pick a few small goals to start working towards and get going signing up for a charity walk or run is a great way to kick-start your fitness regime. Our health and fitness articles offer practical advice to help you inject some fun and focus into your routine and fully maximise your workout.

Health Benefits of Playing Golf

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Get Into Running – A Beginners Guide

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The Many Benefits of Yoga and Pilates

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The Benefits of Cycling: 15 Reasons to Ride

In order to celebrate Bike Week, and to encourage people to capitalise on pedal power, we list fifteen benefits of cycling.

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Long Distance Running vs High Intensity...

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The Link between Joints and Long Distance...

With the London Marathon nearly upon us, we look at the potential side effects long distance running can have on the joints.

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Shopping List for the Beginner Fitness Enthusiast

All the essential equipment you need for embarking on a fitness regime to support a healthy, active lifestyle.

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The Christmas Health and Fitness Guide

Christmas is a time to unwind and enjoy good food and drink with family. With a few health and fitness tips however, we can get 2016...

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7 Health Benefits of Playing Rugby

What are the health benefits of playing rugby? You might just be surprised...

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The Importance of Strong Muscles for the...

Exercising for strong muscles is essential at any age. This article explains the benefits for joints and overall health.

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