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May issue 2014 – features Ben Noy on ab training, 15 page Galaxy Girls special, fitness model school, Louise Hazel…..

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WOW – workout of the week

Fantastic new series from Ultra-FIT to keep your workouts fresh and exciting.

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19 November 2012

Do you want to read all about what’s happening in the fitness industry? Do enjoy reading about health, fitness, nutrition and diet?  Do you like getting sent FREE stuff? Do you want a free digital issue? You should sign up for our FREE weekly FITzine…  Each Friday you’ll receive up to the minute fitness information straight to [...]

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22 November 2012

SUBSCRIBE to the best fitness magazine in the UK!   Summer OFFER get 13 issues for just £19.99 (that’s an extra 2 issues over our normal 11 for a year). Save over £30 on the shop price!               Lose pounds, save £££ – it’s a GREAT deal! Digital magazine [...]

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You are what you eat…

02 January 2015

Nutrition is one of my favourite subjects in health and fitness – appropriate really as it’s a big part of my job. In addition to writing about health and fitness, I also teach courses in gym instruction, personal training and optimum nutrition www.solar-fitness.com Last week was “nutrition week” for my current batch of students so I [...]

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WoW – Thursday’s Workout 01/01/2015

01 January 2015

Medicine ball timed challenge Workouts against the clock can really bring out your competitive spirit and help you work harder than normal. This workout is a race against the clock and provides a very thorough whole body workout while burning lots of calories and also targeting every major muscle in your body… Perform 5 laps [...]

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Small Changes = Big Results!

31 December 2014

I recently received an email from a concerned reader… “Dear Pat, I really enjoy your articles and weekly newsletters and am very keen to make some changes in 2012 to so am fitter and healthier by the end year. The problem is that I feel a bit overwhelmed by everything I am trying to do [...]

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All about Fartlek

30 December 2014

Fartlek is a funny Swedish word that means speed play. Fartlek workouts are designed to increase all types of cardiovascular fitness and also replicate the demands of a race. Fartlek originates from the world of running but it’s principles can be applied to any cardiovascular exercise modality, from swimming to rowing to cycling. The beauty [...]

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WOW – Mondays Workout 29/12/2014

29 December 2014

The Magnificent 7 - a great movie and a great wholebody strength workout!

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3 x 3 x 3 Cardio Workout

26 December 2014

While any cardio is better than no cardio, many exercisers make the mistake of hopping on their favourite cardio machine and simply plodding along at an easy pace for an extended period of time. The problem is with this kind of approach is that your body will only adapt to the stresses you place upon [...]

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The 12 burpees of Christmas Bonus WOW

25 December 2014

It may be Christmas day but that's no reason not to perform our bonus burpee-fest!

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Simple Power Training

24 December 2014

Power is a very desirable trait for most sports people and describes the ability to perform movements both strongly and quickly. In this article we’ll examine power training and provide you with a workout to get you started in your quest to develop more power… Power is technically expressed as force divided by time – [...]

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Weight training for women

23 December 2014

I recently answered a question on our forum (http://www.ultra-fitmagazine.co.uk/forum/) regarding weight training and women. The question was, and I paraphrase, “I want to do more weight training but the guys in the freeweight area don’t make me feel very welcome”. I hope my response was suitably helpful and that the question asker is now enjoying [...]

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WoW – Mondays Workout 22/12/2014

22 December 2014

Today’s workout has a strength focus… Perform 5 sets of each exercise using the “pyramid” system. Start with a light weight and perform a moderate number of reps. Rest, increase the weight and perform a second set. Continue increasing the weight and lowering the reps until you reach your fifth and final set which should [...]

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