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Seeking Relief from Muscle Cramps

Anyone who has suffered a severe muscle cramp will know the pain. So what are they and how can we avoid them?

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Ride The Dragon To Fitness

Keeping enjoyment and excitement alive in your exercise routine can be challenging. Ian Elliott has found a sport he enjoys so much, he wants everybody to know about it.

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What Is The Activity Planner?

What is the Activity Planner and how can it help me achieve my goals?

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Treating Tennis Elbow … Steroids Not The Way?

Researchers find steroid injections less effective for tennis elbow than exercise and manipulation, or even a ‘wait and see' approach.

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Massaging The Truth

The sports massage that many athletes and coaches swear by after intense exercise may not be as beneficial as they think...

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Having It Both Ways

You want strength AND you want to boost aerobic fitness as well. Can you train and gain in both or does one cancel out the other?

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Eccentric Exercise Helps Hamstrings

A Nordic form of hamstring exercise may help professional footballers avoid the pain and lost match time from hamstring injuries

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All About Anabolic Steroids

With rigorous drug testing regimes in place, why do athletes bother to take steroids? And why are non-athletes, particularly teenagers, following their example?

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Net Profits: Volleyball At Work

Looking for a sport that requires little space, equipment and organisation? Volleyball may be the ideal game for encouraging fitness and fun in the workplace.

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Do Women Feel Less Pain After Exercise?

Women and men feel pain differently after exercise-induced muscle damage - or so the evidence suggests.

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Thumbs: Skiing's Silent Statistic

You might be surprised to learn that one of the most common ski injuries occurs at the base of the thumb!

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Avoid Skiing Injuries

Physiotherapists have been treating ski injuries for years and, based on this accumulated knowledge, have put together an accurate account of the "how, when, who, why and where" of injuries.

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Pro Sport Has Long Term Impact

When you retire after a glorious sporting career does your fitness collect cobwebs like your medals and memorabilia? Research suggests this is not the case.

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Fast Bowlers Face Early Injury Risk

Despite the numerous high-speed missiles being propelled at batsmen, research shows that in the cricketing community it's fast bowlers who are most likely to get hurt.

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Eating For Activity

What foods and exercises work best together for weight loss and good health? It's a simple question to ask ... but requires a slightly more complex answer.

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