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How to work out harder and smarter

With summer fast approaching, it’s time to shed the winter kilos and get active. Read about exercise techniques to help you see results sooner, including interval training, Tabata and compound exercises, as well as the benefits of exercising outside.

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Staying Straight & Strong

We all want to remain as healthy and vital as possible as we get older, and being aware of the importance of good posture is part of that. So straighten up and read on to find out more.

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Cross Your Fitness Boundaries

CrossFit(TM) training is a brand of strength and conditioning that has become popular around the world. But be warned, the training is intense and may not be suitable for everyone.

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Yoga Bends Backs Into Shape

If you're suffering from long term lower back pain then yoga may be worth a try...

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Tai Chi Boosts Balance, Strength

Tai Chi can help older people improve their balance and strength, reducing the risk of falls.

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Tight Muscle Injury Risk

Belgian researchers find that soccer players with tight muscles are at greater risk for muscle injury. But there are a number of other factors to consider, too.

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Get Flexible Healing With Yoga

Imagine you visit your doctor, explain your symptoms and receive a prescription. You leave, and read the script: "wing and a prayer". What?

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Exercise Helps The Elderly Avoid Falls

A weekly exercise program focusing on balance can prevent falls among older people living at home, an Australian study found.

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Stay Flexible

As we grow older our muscles lose size and strength and become stiffer and less supple. Maintaining muscle flexibility is an important component of overall fitness - and essential for preserving muscle function as we age.

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Stretching Out Time

Stretching is traditionally tacked on to the end of an exercise program and performed only if you have spare time. Let's look at why it deserves more attention.

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Designing A General Fitness Program

General fitness usually refers to a combination of aerobic conditioning, strength, muscle endurance, flexibility, balance and co-ordination. If this is your goal, your exercise program should cover as many of these as possible.

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Why Try Pilates?

Pilates - everyone's doing it. So where does it come from and what's it all about?

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Om, What About Yoga?

Yoga, an exercise practice as old as any, may be more relevant now than ever before. Indeed, just calling it exercise may be doing it a disservice. So what does yoga have to offer?

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Big Rubber Balls

Are fit balls just another fitness industry craze?

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Exercising With Arthritis

Arthritis often leads people to reduce physical activity levels when this may actually make things worse. Getting fitter, stronger and more flexible can reduce arthritis related pain, stiffness and fatigue.

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