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Using a Treadmill to Train for a Marathon

Now Spring has sprung we’re finally into the marathon season with hundreds of marathons, half marathons, mud runs, fun runs and various Takeshi’s Castle like events taking place all over the globe. A big debate in the world of running is the value of using a treadmill when training for long distance running. While some people...

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Establishing A Morning Exercise

There are a lot of people who think establishing a morning exercise routine is too difficult to follow. Some people believe that they don’t have enough time to spare and others just can’t imagine holding themselves accountable to do it every single day. But, science has proven that adding exercise to your daily regimen can help...

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Stay Lean When The Weather Is Mean – S400 Review

The winter months are drawing in and the struggle is real. A lot of people experience the same thing; the cold, dark nights’ sap people of energy and motivation. Suddenly the post work workout or the drive to the gym becomes strenuous as people lose the will cook dinner let alone perform any excessive exercise. So...

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JLL S300 Home Treadmill Review

In a world where home workouts and home gyms are constantly growing more popular, the treadmill is always the backbone of home fitness. Treadmills are great for shredding fat, toning muscles, physiotherapy and even stress relief. Today we’re looking at JLL Fitness’ pride and joy…The JLL S300 Folding Treadmill. There are so many things to consider when...

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Post Easter Workout – Burn Off Those Chocolate Bunnies!

So that dreaded time of the year behind Christmas and Birthdays for any fitness fanatic is over. Easter has come and gone and only the really strict have surpassed the Easter bank holiday without touching a single chocolate egg, rabbit or any other confectionery filled mammal. So what about the rest of us? What about those who...

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Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation for Children with Walking Difficulties

There can be many reasons as to why a child may need to have physical therapy to help their mobility, balance, posture and co-ordination. It could range from something as simple as a broken bone to an ailment more serious like Cerebal Palsy. Children that have walking difficulties are normally identified from a young age and...

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Say No to the Mobility Scooter and Yes to Rebuilding your Fitness Levels

There are several items on the market today that are designed to aid elderly people when they are out and about. There is a zimmer frame, the walking stick, a motorised wheelchair and the mobility scooter. Staying active can help prevent and the limit the use of such items especially the motorised aids. Once you start...

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Over the age of 70 and Using a Home Treadmill for the First Time

I recently introduced my 74 year old Grandmother to a Home Treadmill after been advised by her Doctor that she needed to do more exercise to lower her cholesterol. Now my Grandmother has never used a treadmill before and she is not particularly good when it comes to technology as she has a tendency to panic...