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How to motivate your spouse to shape up

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The love handles are slowly drooping and you’re sure it’s been years since your spouse has been to see their toes. With the New Year just around the corner, now’s the time to ensure you and your partner have a long and healthy life ahead of you. Make sure 2017 is the healthiest year yet, […]

Planning your summer body starts in winter

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When it’s cold and windy outside, it is all too easy to get a little lazy and want to stay inside, avoiding exercise and eating comfort foods. Given a choice, hearty soups and warming roasts easily win over salad, but this time of year it can be very easy to gain several extra kilos and […]

Skill development in functional fitness programs

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When we think about strength and conditioning, we often stop at strength training and cardio. The acquisition and development of skills is often overlooked and as a result, the broader functional fitness community is missing a key part of a holistic fitness programme. A skill can broadly be defined as any movement, from lifting or raising […]

Single leg alternatives to the squat

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The squat has long been hailed the king of all leg movements and rightly so. There’s something undeniably satisfying about loading up a barbell, putting it on your back and then standing it up. The squat works the legs, glutes, hips, core and even the upper back when bracing correctly, it is truly one of the […]

How can I make running feel easier?

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Let’s face it, you know running’s good for you and you’ve tried all sorts of methods to stick with it, but no matter what you try it just feels hard! Here’s a few tips on how you can make that run feel just a little bit easier. Tip 1: Be prepared Have the clothes ready […]

Strength training for runners

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Once upon a time most runners would have considered running to be enough when it came to fun run preparation (if they bothered to prepare at all). Nowadays we know preparation is the key, whether you are experienced or a beginner. Smart preparation will make the run easier, more fun and will assist with injury […]