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Being Active in Your Teens & Twenties Benefits You For Life

It is commonly thought that working out and staying active in your younger years doesn’t have much of a benefit on your wellbeing as you get older. Now, a recent study that has been published in the journal Frontiers of Physiology has shown that working out and staying active to build healthy muscles can actually […]

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3 Steps to Getting More Personal Training Clients

In the modern age of fitness, it can be hard to gain clients that keep coming back. This can be for a number of reasons, from people not being motivated enough to keep fit, to people getting bored and looking for new ways to keep fit and new sessions to try. Because it can be […]

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Children’s Mental Health Week – Benefits of Exercise on Kids’ Mental Health

As it is Children’s Mental Health Week, we saw it fit that we focused on the huge importance of exercise for children, particularly on their mental health, with experts stating that exercise can help children build confidence, manage anxiety, and increase their self-esteem. With 10% of children having a clinically diagnosable mental health problem, the […]

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4 Steps the Six Nations Teams Take in Their Recovery

With the Six Nations being on this weekend, the UK has come together to support their teams as they go into battle. It is known by all who know the game that Rugby, especially the Six Nations is one of the toughest competitions on earth, with athletes putting their bodies on the line and pushing […]

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Why Older Adults Should Pick up Fitness & Consider a Personal Trainer

It is no secret that as we age, our bodies and minds need to be looked after more than ever. This is down to the body naturally bringing us problems and our minds becoming less active than previously. As new research comes to light, there is becoming more of a focus on Older Adult fitness […]

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Weightlifting to reduce health risks

Weightlifting is Good For Your Heart as Well as Your Muscles

When people think of weightlifting, they don’t necessarily associate it with much more than strength and stability, but a recent study by Iowa State University has suggested that lifting weights can do more than just build strength, with it also reducing the risk of stroke or heart attack by 40-70%. This huge benefit may make […]

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More Diabetics Should Be Prescribed Exercise by Their GPs

A recent study by the European Association of Preventive Cardiology has highlighted the huge benefits of exercise on patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Over recent years, there has been more research put into exercise and reducing Type 2 Diabetes, which has shown positive signs, with authors of this most recent study stating; “Sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy […]

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Help Prevent Fitness Injury as a Kids Fitness Instructor

As the fitness industry continues to grow and there has been more time and effort put into research in specific areas of fitness. One recent study in the US has given qualified Kids Fitness Instructors new opportunities to help combat fitness-related injury with younger clients. Fitness related injury among younger people is a growing problem as […]

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Older Adult Running

Use Running With Older Adult Clients to Reduce Signs of Ageing

When it comes to Personal Training, a lot of qualified professionals find older adults coming to them to keep fit for a number of reasons. One growing reason that older adults keep fit is to help them stay mobile, but a lot of older people also keep fit to help combat signs of aging. When older […]

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Dance could help older women stay independent longer

As there is now more of a focus on fitness and health as a whole, experts and researchers are finding out more about niche areas of fitness, such as what demographics are most inactive and what the reasons for these findings are. Studies at the latter end of 2018 showed that older women and women […]

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