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JTX Tri Fit Elliptical Trainer Review

JTX Tri Fit Elliptical Trainer Review

Summary: The JTX Tri-Fit is a mid-range elliptical cross trainer with some tricks up it’s sleeve. A major difference between this model and other home cross-trainers is the variable stride length. This makes it perfect for more than one user. The Tri-Fit also comes with incline (great for working on those abs and ...

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Workout Better with Rest Days

Workout Better with Rest Days

Taking Days Off from Training is Vital for Health and Fitness Despite everyone knowing that it is important to have rest days from your fitness routine – there is surprisingly little consensus on how many are required. Taking a break is not only good for muscles and health, this can improve your sleep – and even your ...

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Banana Before Exercise – Boost or Hinderance?

Banana Before Exercise – Boost or Hinderance?

Bananas are a Popular Pre-Exercise Booster, are They Effective? Banana’s are such a staple in our diets, that it is strange to think that they were almost unheard of just 50 years ago. These yellow fruits are bulky compared to an apple or orange. They provide a filling – as well as nutritional – snack. Fitness ...

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Marcy RM413 Henley Rowing Machine Review

Marcy RM413 Henley Rowing Machine Review

Summary: The Henley rower is a budget model from the respected Marcy. This brand is famous for their weight training equipment, and the solid build quality continues with their fitness machines. You’ll get a fold away rowing machine, with 8 levels of magnetic resistance, an aluminium rail and LCD display. This model ...

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The Great 10000 Steps Swindle

The Great 10000 Steps Swindle

10,000 Steps Per Day is a Marketing Scam – Here is What to Do Instead Over the years, a goal of taking 10,000 steps each day has become ‘collective wisdom’. We all know it works. Our phones and tracking devices measure our progress – and we proudly tell friends and colleagues when we hit that magic 10k. This ...

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Is Circuit Training Right for You?

Is Circuit Training Right for You?

Combine Intensive Cardio and Strength Conditioning with a Circuit Training Routine With circuit training, you’ll get the benefits of a high-intensity cardio workout, with strength training too. This is one of the rare forms of exercise which the strength and cardio ‘camps’ agree has some big benefits. The basis of ...

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York Perform Multi Gym Review

York Perform Multi Gym Review

Summary: You’ll get a solid mid-range multi gym with the York Perform – from a manufacturer with a great record of quality products. This offers a versatile workout, with leg press, chest press, peck deck, arm curl and leg extension options built in. The weight stack checks in at 220lbs (100kg) for all options – ...

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National Fitness Day 2018

National Fitness Day 2018

Quick-Fire Guide to the UK National Fitness Day and How You Can Get Involved National Fitness day returns on Wednesday the 26th of September 2018. This is a high-profile national bid to promote a fitter, healthier lifestyle. It is organised by the non-profit UK Active. This page covers the different aspects of ...

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