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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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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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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Why it’s vital to build some foundations

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 ‘quick […]

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Are you built for running?

I have lost count of the times I have heard the expression ‘I’m not built for running’. We are all built for running. In fact human beings are arguably the finest long distance runners on the planet. Due to many different factors (sedentary lifestyle, running incorrectly, eating a poor diet) many of us have simply […]

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How do you enjoy your fitness journey?

When you make the decision to lose weight, improve your fitness and ultimately your health, How do you enjoy your fitness journey? It’s important to enjoy the journey and not just the destination. If you love the process of changing your health you are much more likely to reach your goal and continue beyond it. […]

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The pill that makes you fitter … guaranteed.

Imagine if there was a drug you could take every day for, let’s say 30 days and it actually made you fitter, stronger and healthier? All you have to do is fill in a form, pay a fee and remember to take the pill every day. Tell you what? Let’s make it even easier than that. […]

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How to get a toned body

Want a toned body? Are you doing the right kind of exercise to make that happen? Are you working to your strength or your weakness? Many men do it continuously; most women do anything to avoid it and every coach worth listening to will advocate it. I’m talking about strength training. Traditionally the Holy Grail for […]

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Avoiding the summer slump

It seems that so many people go through this period every summer. As soon as the sun comes out, suddenly exercise for many becomes less of a priority. It’s especially bad during the six week period when the kids are home from school. In fact a large percentage of gym members end up totally losing sight of […]

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