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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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Walking your way to fitness and health

26 November 2014

In case you missed it, this article is from one of our earlier newsletters. About six months ago I got a dog. I realise that this is not a normal start to a fitness related post but bear with me… I’ve always enjoyed walking. As I kid I had to walk to school, a round [...]

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The Digestive System

25 November 2014

You probably don’t think about the digestion when you are tucking into your breakfast but the moment you spoon your eggs or porridge into your mouth a complex series of processes begins. In this article Patrick Dale introduces us to the organs that make up this vital biological system and explores the “ins and outs” of the digestive process...

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WoW – Mondays Workout 24/11/2014

24 November 2014

Today’s workout is a nice combination of cardio and muscular endurance training rolled into one! Six laps of the following – go for your best possible time! Run 500 meters 20 bicycle crunches (10 each side) 15 squat jumps 10 dips OR press ups 5 pull ups Post your times below! Current record at UF HQ is [...]

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Cardiovascular Conditioning for Sport

21 November 2014

Like skinning the proverbial cat, there are numerous ways to develop cardiovascular fitness for sport. With so many options available, it can seem a little daunting when trying to decide what type of training to do so in this article we’ll give you a broad overview of the training methods available to help you decide what type of cardiovascular training will help you improve your sporting performance the most.

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WOW – Thursdays Workout 20/11/2014

20 November 2014

Time trials are a fun but challenging way to test your fitness where the name of the game is to cover the course as fast as possible. Today's workout is a 5,000 meter row or run time trial.

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The Success Quotient – reach your fitness goals

19 November 2014

Exercise and eating well are only two parts of the equation - when it comes to getting into great shape, what you do during the rest of the 168 hours that make up the week is as important as what you do in the gym...

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The Cardiorespiratory System

18 November 2014

Ever wondered how your heart and lunges work? In todays article we'll tell you!

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WoW – Monday’s Workout 17/11/2014

17 November 2014

Leg thrasher! Who DOESN’T want stronger, leaner and shapelier legs? This workout will improve your lower body conditioning and also burn a whole lot of calories – talk about workout efficiency! Set a sturdy step to knee-height. Make sure it won’t tip over or wobble as you will be giving the step some serious stick [...]

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Nutrition – sports drinks

14 November 2014

When it comes to sports drinks, there are a huge number of different products on the market to choose from, each one promising to increase your performance, fight off fatigue or help you recover from training faster. In this article we’ll explore the main types of drinks available and explain which ones are best suited [...]

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WoW – Thursdays workout 13/11/2014

13 November 2014

The 5/10/15/20 Circuit  This all round muscular endurance workout gets the job done in double-quick time! Equipment: Pull up bar, exercise mat, timer. Duration: 20 minutes plus warm up and cool down. Purpose: Whole body muscular endurance. Method: Perform as many laps of the following circuit as you can in 20 minutes. Record the total number [...]

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