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What To Expect From Your First Yoga Class

Trying something new for the first time can always be a bit daunting, worried if you’ll make a mistake and completely embarrass yourself? You’re not the only one; we’ve all had those feelings.  Whether you’re brand new to yoga or you’ve tried it in the past at home, read our tips below on what to expect...

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Want To Know About The Latest Dance Fitness Style ? Here’s how.

The Start Of Physique 57 © 2016 Physique 57 © 2016 is a dance fitness exercise regime that began in February 2006 in New York City and was founded by Jennifer Vaughan Maanavi and Tanya Becker. This style blends a full body energising cardio and fluid balletic barre based dance exercises. They focus on muscle sculpting, endurance and...

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Not Sure About Hot Yoga? You Will Be After Reading This…

What is Hot Yoga? A common misconception many people make is by thinking that hot yoga is just Bikram yoga or in some cases just normal yoga performed in heated conditions. Both of these are incorrect, although hot yoga is similar to Bikram, it has subtle variations in the poses performed that make it a different...

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Male Yoga…Why The Downward Facing Dog Could Replace Your Dumbbell

Men of the world! We live in 2016. It’s no longer acceptable to get in a taxi unless the word ‘UBER’ is scrawled across the side. The ‘selfie’ is an actual certified oxford defined noun, and also, it’s very cool for the modern man to put down the dumbbells and start stretching out on Yoga ball....

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Workout At Work! Introducing Deskercise…

One of the many excuses people have for not going to the gym alongside they ‘don’t have enough time’ or ‘would rather sit in front of Eastenders with a Chinese’ is that they’re too tired to go after work. Well there’s something you can do about that. The emergence of Deskercise (Yes, it’s actually a thing...

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Training or Physio? The Wobble Board Can Do It All!

Have you ever wondered what piece of fitness equipment is just as suitable for both a 6ft4” body builder and a 70-year-old recovering from knee surgery? Probably not, however there is an answer to that question and that is the wobble board! In this article we look through the uses and benefits of them. A Wobble...

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A Balance Trainer Will Give You A Stronger Core Than An Apple

A lot of people experience the same thing. They walk into the gym and can recognise 95% of the equipment in there. The treadmills, the exercise bikes, the weights and even the zany looking cross trainers. But wait a minute, what’s that over there?! Why does there appear to be a child’s space hopper cut in...

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Gentle and Relaxing Exercise for the Over 50’s

Yoga is a gentle and relaxing form of exercise that is suitable for all ages. It can help to release stiffness and tension throughout the whole body and is therefore ideal for the over 50’s. Yoga is a great way to rejuvenate your body and revitalise your mind. The Benefits of Yoga for the over 50’s...

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Have you heard about Pilates health benefits?

Pilates is a body conditioning routine that improves flexibility, muscle strength, balance and body awareness. In the 1920s physical trainer Joseph Pilates developed a system of exercises which were intended to strengthen the human mind and body. He introduced this method into America as a way to help injured athletes and dancers safely return to exercise...