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Top tips for Marathon training

With the London Marathon fast approaching, participants will likely be ramping up their training to prepare.

Keoghan Bellew, PT at Fitness Superstore , has shared his expert tips around supplementing an exercise regime with other workouts, to help elevate running performance, build strength, and enhance endurance.

From targeted strength training for your legs and core to...

Great Exercise Supersets to Strengthen Your Whole Core

When I mention core training, most people think of sit-ups and crunches. These exercises have been a staple of core training for decades, but there is far more to training your core than this.

Your trunk can perform a variety of movements. It can flex (this is what you are doing when you do crunches and sit-ups), it can extend (arching your back), it can rotate/twist, and it can flex...

Six Metabolism-Boosting Exercises You Can Do at Home

You don’t need state-of-the-art equipment or a gym membership to get your heart pounding and sweat soaking your clothes. There are several fantastic exercises that require no equipment and can be performed in very small spaces. Here are six of my favourite metabolism-boosting cardio exercises that can be performed anywhere. They’re ideal for HIIT workouts or traditional circuits.


The Important of Strength Training

If you don’t use muscle, you lose muscle. Our bodies have evolved to maintain only the muscle we need to complete our daily jobs. This is because muscles require calories, so the bigger you are, the more you need to eat. In hunter-gatherer societies (and urbanised societies until quite recently), food wasn’t easily available, and there would have been periods when it was scarce. Having excess...

Staying consistent with your muscle-building workout routine is essential

These are the mistakes to avoid when building muscle

Staying consistent with your muscle-building workout routine is essential – not just for your body but also for your mind, to train yourself into a habit of exercising. However, it’s easier said than done when you struggle to see results.

Fortunately, fitness equipment company Mirafit have highlighted five mistakes you might be making when trying to build muscle for you to avoid....

exercising in hot weather puts an added strain on the body

Team GB Olympian Eilish McColgan shares tips on training in the heat

With the weather heating up, many Brits will be making the most of the soaring temperatures and enjoying summer workout routines in the great outdoors.

Undoubtedly, exercising in hot weather puts an added strain on the body, and without the right preparation, it can increase health risks e.g. dehydration or sun stroke.

To tie in with Global Running Day (June 7th), Team GB...

An inactive lifestyle can lead to the inability to sleep

Expert reveals four ways to help you sleep better

An inactive lifestyle can cause several physical and mental ailments that lead to the inability to sleep well, but there are things people can do to combat this.

The most recent government report on physical inactivity revealed that a quarter of UK adults (25%) were classed as ‘physically inactive’. The definition of this states that, over a week, activity should add up to at least...

Surfing has been named as the most common action sport in the UK

New data shows surfing is the most common action sport in the UK

Surfing has been named as the most common action sport in the UK by the team at Uswitch , just a month after making its debut at the Tokyo Olympics. The findings come as part of the new Adventure Index Campaign , which has researched the best European countries to visit for action-packed trips and holidays.

The campaign launch follows news that UK travel restrictions are being eased...

Top tips to stay stress free

Heart Research UK Healthy tip - Stress Awareness

Healthy Tip: Stress Awareness

Everyone has experienced stress at some point in their life. Stress typically occurs when we are unable to meet the demands being placed on us, whether this be at work or in our personal lives.

Whilst short-term stress is a normal response to pressure or increased demand, a prolonged increase in stress levels can have negative effects on our...

Health tips from Laura Hamilton

Laura Hamilton from A Place in the Sun shares lockdown health tips

A Place in the Sun presenter, Laura Hamilton, has shared her health tips during lockdown. From discovering delicious recipes to online workouts with her 125,000 Instagram followers, the star has been keeping busy at home and is excited about the new series of A Place in The Sun, which starts on 26th April on Channel 4.

Online workouts - “I’m a big advocate of body confidence and...