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Eat Your Fruit, Don’t Drink It!

Eat Your Fruit, Don’t Drink It!

With a potential ‘sugar tax’ making the news we’re all getting mindful of our excessive intake of sweetness. One glass of fruit juice and the occasional smoothie won’t break the sugar bank however, always check out the food labelling for added sugar content and whenever possible go for the real thing.  Eat your fruit, don’t […]

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Oldham Community Leisure

The team at OCL is on a mission to get their local community “more active, more often”. They are a community benefit society with a portfolio of 14 venues; a mix of sports centres, swimming pools and synthetic pitches. In addition to their venue based activities OCL deliver an outreach programme to take activities into […]

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warehouse fitness

Warehouse Fitness IOM

Karen Hanly, owner of Warehouse Fitness Ladies Only Gym tells us how with the help of training provider Focus Training her in-house training proved cost-effective and helped her deliver training opportunities to a whole new audience. Up skilling your staff can be expensive but add on travel costs and, in some cases, overnight accommodation, and […]

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Apprentice

What an apprentice says

Just wanted to say a massive thank you for all your fantastic help, guidance & support.  I wouldn’t have got as far as I did without you both!  I’m so grateful for all the time & effort you put in.  I really am much more confident, experienced & better knowledged and ready to start bigger […]

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Fitness Industry Is In Best Shape Ever

Fitness Industry Is In Best Shape Ever

The 2013 State of the UK Fitness Industry Report reveals that the UK health and fitness industry has grown its total market value by 1.5% to £3.92 billion over the twelve month period to the end of March 2013. Summary of key facts: Total Market Value (public and private sectors combined) is estimated at £3.92 […]

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Eight Pillars of Naked Nutrition

Eight Pillars of Naked Nutrition

If you’re reading this then you’re either working in the fitness industry or thinking about it, either way you’re interested in fitness. That means at this time of year you’ve probably had numerous requests off friends about how they can lose weight. When you ask them about their eating habits they probably say everything’s ok […]

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Essential Fatty Acids

Essential Fatty Acids

As you’re all aware, fat gets a bad reputation in the media. Fat makes you fat and that’s it! It does you no good and you should eradicate it from your diet. That’s the message that’s promoted. Fat also got a bad name as it’s directly linked with clogging up your arteries thus leading to […]

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Face Pulls

Face Pulls

An excellent exercise for developing Mid/Lower Trapezius, Rhomboid, Posterior Deltoid, Infraspinatus and Teres Minor. This exercise will help develop scapula stabilisation and strengthen the external rotators at the shoulder. As these are relatively small muscle groups start light and progress slowly. Stand facing an adjustable pulley set at head height. Using a rope, grip it […]

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