How can sitting down kill you?

I’m not sure who invented chairs. Research points to the Egyptians but the Romans could equally be responsible. Whoever the culprit was he (or she) has brought about a large list of problems. These I find myself spending an increasing amount of my time trying to fix. Before the chair was thought of people sat very differently […]

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What’s the best way to exercise?

The answer may surprise you and when I found out the answer I was surprised too but this totally makes sense. The answer could well be high intensity interval training. But before you say what about strength training or Yoga or Pilates read on. HIIT mixes short bursts of intense exercise with short periods of […]

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Join The Accumulator Live

Imagine going to a really great workout class, then the instructor sends you a video so you can do it again the next time your at the gym, or at home, on holiday or wherever you like. Well that’s exactly what you get when you join The Accumulator Live. What is The Accumulator? The Accumulator […]

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How to do press ups properly

Press ups are by far the best thing you can do for your upper body. But many people make common mistakes and end up getting nowhere or not getting the best results. Here’s everything you need to know about how to do press ups properly.  It’s all about your cleavage. First off press ups help […]

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How can you stay healthy at Christmas?

During the Christmas season it’s all too easy to get drawn into the same old trap. We we forget our health, eat too much, don’t exercise enough and generally over indulge. Then when January comes around we are suddenly bombarded with messages offering us all manner of ways we can lose weight and get fit, […]

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How to say goodbye to diets forever

We have become conditioned to believe there’s some miracle quick fix that’s going to help us lose weight. All we need to do is follow this ‘simple’ diet for a certain number of weeks and bingo. That’s what all the weight loss companies say right? In fact they have a myriad of before and after […]

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Why quick fix workouts always fail

We live in a society where we all want things to happen straight away. We’re conditioned to expect fast results from everything. Whether it’s ordering a pizza or downloading the latest movie or album. So it’s no surprise the health industry is also full of attractive products and systems that offer fast results. Unfortunately these […]

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How to get fit without going to the gym

It’s a pretty common problem. You need to improve your fitness but can’t go to a gym or health club. Well here’s newsflash. You don’t need gym membership to get fit. In fact, the gym may actually be the thing getting in the way. Take a look at some of these common reasons for needing […]

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Why are we all getting so fat?

It’s no secret that the human race is getting bigger. Currently two thirds of British adults and a quarter of children between 2 and 10 are classed as obese. It’s estimated that in the UK 70% of adults will be Obese by 2034 (Public Health England). So why are we all getting so fat? It’s clear […]

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Exercises you should avoid.

Go to any gym or health club and you will see many people exercising in ways that are ineffective and sometimes even dangerous. This can sometimes be down to poor instruction or maybe just laziness. Either way, if you want results from your workout there are quite a few exercises you should avoid. The Accumulator™ […]

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