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  • Swimming And Water Sports

    Splash Out! Try Open Water Swimming

    Whether you want to compete in the ocean equivalent of a fun run or simply avoid the congestion of the public pool, swimming open water may necessitate new skills.

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    Strength Training

    Keep Fit While You Travel

    You've booked a holiday but, after working really hard in the gym, are worried about getting out of shape. The good news is holidays don't have to be a time to let your hard-earned fitness slide.

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Training Methods

Strength Training

Boost your body strength

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Endurance Training

Endurance Or Strength? Make The Most Of Your Training

Can you train to improve endurance and strength at the same time? A Finnish study highlights the importance of personalising your training program to get the greatest benefits.

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Strength Training

Weight Training For First-Timers

The idea of starting a weight training program can be daunting. "Where do I start?", How much should I lift?" and "Is this the best exercise for me?" are just some of the questions you may be asking.

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Strength Training

Work The Room: Circuit Training

Circuit Weight Training is one of the best ways to do a complete all-body workout, especially when pressed for time. Different from conventional weight training, it can build muscular endurance as well as improve general fitness.

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Adolescent Health

Exercise Training & Muscular Dystrophy

Theres been much debate about whether exercise is beneficial or harmful for patients with neuromuscular disorders such as muscular dystrophy. In less severe conditions, the evidence suggests exercise is beneficial.

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Training Methods

Train Smarter: Periodisation

The rapid improvements in health, fitness and/or sports performance often seen early in training don't last forever. How do we make sure the improvements keep coming?

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Strength Training

But I Don't Want Big Muscles!

Some folks shy away from weight training, fearing they'll end up huge. This simply isn't true. A properly designed program should deliver whatever you want: "tone", size or endurance.

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Running

Running towards a healthier you

Running is one of the oldest and most effective forms of exercise, but getting started is the hardest part. Read about the benefits of running for your physical and mental health. There are also helpful tips to prepare for your first fun run.

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