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Separating fad from fit: the top fitness trends for 2015

In a world of fad diets and get-fit-quick schemes, it’s sometimes hard to distinguish genuine exercise trends from fleeting fitness fads. Here we look at the top fitness trends in 2015 to help you invest in your health and fitness for the long term – ...

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use it or lose it: preventing age-related muscle decline

Strength training is an important activity to prevent age-related muscle decline, also known as sarcopenia.

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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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Mixing It Up: Weight Training And Aerobics

It’s one of those slow burning controversies: the dreaded ‘interference’ effect. So can you mix weight training and aerobic training, or are you wasting your precious time and effort?

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When Resistance Is Good

When it comes to troublesome anxiety, regularly tackling some resistance training may be just what the doctor ordered.

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Masters Athletes Defy Ageing

Studies on elite masters athletes provide new insights on how to stay strong as you get older.

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The Pick Of Low Impact Exercises

Some workouts can be tough on joints and lead to over-use injuries. But there are low-impact exercises that can help us reach targets without unduly stressing joints.

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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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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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Your Home Gym: Free Weights

If the convenience of working out at home appeals, consider buying some free weights.

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Power Not Pain: Injury-Free Training

The growing increase in the number of people doing weight training is encouraging, but not the number of injuries.

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Safety In The Gym: A Common Sense Guide

Exercising safely is important if you want to reap the full rewards from working out in the gym. Here a few important tips to keep you powering along and free from injury.

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Work It! Women And Weight Training

Despite all the great health and fitness benefits that weight lifting offers, many women can be hesitant. Don't let myths and misinformation put you off a form of exercise that can be simple, effective and enjoyable.

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Avoid Exercise Overload

You want to get the most out of your training, but taking it out too hard can cause problems for those new to exercise as well as for seasoned campaigners. Here are some ways you can prevent and deal with overtraining.

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Strength Training: Advanced 8 weeks

Boost your body strength.

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