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Feet First: Why barefoot running is taking off.

Is running barefoot just another fad for obsessive caveman and cavewoman wannabes or is there something we can all benefit from by tossing aside our running shoes? By Chiropractor Dr Billy Chow Have you noticed anything different these days at your local running events? Take a quick look around when you’re next lining up at the […]

Pushing past your fitness limits

Exercising to get stronger or fitter, tone or lose body fat, plateaus are a fact of fitness life, but you can push past them. Understanding plateaus and having strategies to combat them will keep you moving on up, instead of giving up. Take a good look at your food and exercise for the ‘plateau period’ […]

Do You Know Your Fitness Age?

The Norwegian University have created a site which helps you test the age of your body and what your fitness age is. It’s nothing new and it has been around for a while, but we just love this new site which tells you a lot about what age your legs really are, along with the […]

Weights are one of the quickest, easiest and most reliable ways for a woman to tone up

Many women avoid weight training for a variety of reasons. But gone are the days when the gym belonged to men. There are now many different options if you want to pump a little iron in a more feminine way. There are fitness centres catering for men and women, small personal training studios, outdoor training […]

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