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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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Personal Trainer, Sheena Corbett

We love to hear from past students to see where there fitness qualifications have taken them. Even more so when they go on to take the gym scene by storm as successful personal trainers. 

So, we jumped at the chance to sit down for coffee with Sheena Corbett, who began her fitness career with Focus.

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Ten Days of Fitness

We take a look at a few areas that may put the stoppers on your Christmas fun, along with a few pointers on how to keep well this festive season…

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Britain Is The Obesity Capital Of Europe

Britain has the highest numbers of overweight people in the EU with almost 30% of women and just under 27% men now reported as overweight. We are officially the obesity capital of the EU.

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