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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

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WoW – Thursdays Workout 03/07/2014

03 July 2014

The BS (Burpee/Skipping) Workout – simple but very effective, this workout is against the clock… Duration: Against the Clock Equipment: Skipping rope, stopwatch Method: Complete the descending burpee pyramid described below and perform 50 skipping rope turns between sets of burpees. Adjust the burpee exercise to suit your individual fitness level by adding or removing [...]

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No Time for Exercise = No excuse!

02 July 2014

It’s often quite easy to find an excuse for not doing something – especially when it’s something you don’t especially enjoy. I’m sure, in your youth, you used one of a number of standard excuses for why you didn’t do your homework. Your dog ate it maybe? Or your younger brother/sister spilt water all over [...]

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Understanding Fitness – Basketball

01 July 2014

Basketball has been around in one form or another since 1891 when Physical Education teacher James Naismith nailed a peach basket ten feet above the floor of his school gymnasium and told his students to throw a soccer ball into the basket to score points. Who would have guessed that Naismith’s rainy day invention would [...]

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WoW – Mondays workout 30/06/2014

30 June 2014

The Spartan Circuit This is one of our favourite workouts! It ticks lots of fitness component boxes and is easily adaptable according to the equipment you have available. Why the Spartan Circuit? It’s brutally effective like the Spartan warriors were and it can be performed even when exercise equipment is sparse. Equipment: Timer, skipping rope, exercise [...]

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Interval Training for Sport

27 June 2014

Interval Training for Sport Interval training has so many adaptations, we take a look at how it can benefit and be specifically applied to sports training. Specificity is one of the key words in the vocabulary of contemporary sports conditioning and although interval training methods such as Tabata workouts will be of benefit to a [...]

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What’s the Alternative – Interval Training

27 June 2014

Over the last few years, there has been a definite shift in exercise away from traditional forms of cardio and towards interval training and with good reason; interval training works. It can help push your fitness levels into the stratosphere, save you time, help you burn fat more efficiently and with acronyms like H.I.I.T (high [...]

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WoW – Thursdays Workout 26/06/2014

26 June 2014

Our Dead Lift and Press up Superset workout uses virtually every major muscle in your body in double-quick time – excellent for when you are pushed for time! Duration: Against the Clock Equipment: Barbell, exercise mat Method: Perform 10 sets of 10 reps of bent-legged dead lifts using 60-75% of your body weight but adjust [...]

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Ultra-FIT’s top tips for fitness, diet and health

25 June 2014

With such an enormous amount of information available on diet and exercise it can be a daunting prospect to wade through it all and adjust your lifestyle accordingly. Much of the information is complex, contradictory and, sadly, sometimes just plain wrong! With those points in mind, here are ultra-FIT’s top tips for leading a happy [...]

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Understanding Fitness – Modern Pentathlon

24 June 2014

Modern pentathlon is, in many ways, an unusual and elitist-appearing sport. Consisting of five seemingly disparate events, it was the brain child of the founder of the modern Olympics Baron Pierre de Coubertin who designed the event to test the military skills of the soldiers who made up the vast majority of Olympic competitors in [...]

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WoW – Mondays Workout 23/06/2014

23 June 2014

Basic Fitness Test This workout is a standard fitness test in the armed forces and other uniformed organizations. Warm up thoroughly by performing a few minutes light cardio, mobility and dynamic flexibility work. Once you are ready, run 1.5 miles (2.4km) at a very comfortable pace. This is best done on a treadmill, track or [...]

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