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Make your schedule work for you with these top tips!   So you have been inspired by an athlete, sportsperson or friend and set yourself a challenge. You want to make yourself stronger, faster, complete a challenging event or just get healthier. You’ve even announced it on Facebook, Twitter. The challenge is on! Then comes...
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In Part One, we discussed the facts on how dangerous skiing actually is; the common injuries that occur and the ways to help reduce the injury risk. It was discussed that amongst other techniques, helping to condition your body to the demands placed upon it on the slopes is important.       Conditioning exercises....
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Many top athletes have been using ice baths for a long time, with more and more fitness professionals recommending them to their clients, but do they work, and should you used them after a run?   How does it work? The practice of applying ice to an area has been used for decades to help...
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The kettle bell has become an essential tool in almost every gym or training facility in recent times, but where did this training system come from? Kettlebell training originated in Russia in the 1700s. It first saw widespread use by the then Soviet Army because they recognised its versatility and its value as a tool for total...
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Inward knee movement is a common movement dysfunction in athletic groups and can predispose individuals to a host of injuries. As a Personal Trainer or fitness professional, do you know of possible causes for this to help prevent your clients getting injured?   What is knee Valgus? Also known as valgus collapse, medial knee displacement...
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With a constantly growing elderly population and people living longer than ever before, the effects of aging and age related diseases are becoming much more prevalent. Issues such as sarcopenia (age related loss of muscle tissue) and osteoporosis (loss of bone density) are somewhat inevitable consequences of ageing (especially if we become sedentary), but what...
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