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Exercise Equipment for Older People

Exercise Equipment for Older People

Moderate Exercise to Keep Fit in Retirement: The Best Fitness Equipment Options Staying fit not only lengthens life, it makes those years better quality. This page looks at the government guidelines for active old-age – and covers the options for exercise equipment which work best. Here is what you will find: ...

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Winger Forearm Exerciser Review

Winger Forearm Exerciser Review

Summary: The Winger strengthens your forearms, wrists and helps with grip – all areas which are difficult to work at the gym. This is an ingenious device, based around a giant spring with two sturdy hand grips. It is small, only 12 inches long, and can be used anywhere. This is a popular item, with plenty of positive ...

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Alternatives to Slendertone

Alternatives to Slendertone

What Abs Belt Brands Compete with the Popular Slendertone – and are they Good Value? Slendertone are the undoubted kings of Abs Belts. Their range of EMS (electrical muscle stimulation) accessories is huge, and for me they have a technological edge. The thing is, Slendertone abs belts tend to be pricey compared to ...

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Running on the Beach

Running on the Beach

Stay Fit on Holiday with my Beach Runner’s Guide Running on the beach is not only a pleasure in itself – it can help burn of those extra calories from your holiday indulgences. Before you set of to pound the sand, there are safety factors to consider. This page covers the key things you need to know before running on ...

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Zero Gravity Trampoline Review

Zero Gravity Trampoline Review

Summary: Zero Gravity trampolines are known for quality. Not only are they tested and accredited, they have features which flimsy budget models miss. Sizes range from 6 feet to a huge 14 feet. All these outdoor trampolines come with weldless joints (a big extra, since the welds often give up first on other models). I ...

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What is a Sugar Crash – and How to Recover

What is a Sugar Crash – and How to Recover

Excess Sugar Often Leads to a Crash, here is Why Before I discovered healthy eating, I used to keep a small wicker basket containing chocolate bars and sweet snacks in my cupboard. Looking back on those days, a sudden ‘chair nap’ was a frequent result… This was a ‘Sugar Crash’. This page explains what a sugar ...

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Best Flooring for Kids Play Rooms

Best Flooring for Kids Play Rooms

Protecting the Floor (and your Kids) with Children’s Play-Room Flooring Options This page came about through a question. You might have already read my detailed guide to the best gym flooring. The question was whether interlocking foam gym floor mats would also be good for a children’s play room. The answer – as ...

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Branx Fitness Elite Runner Pro Treadmill Review

Branx Fitness Elite Runner Pro Treadmill Review

Summary: I don’t need to mince words with the Branx Fitness Elite Runner Pro treadmill. This is a commercial quality treadmill without a doubt. It has a huge discount from the RRP (at the time of writing this, things can change!). This means you will get a running machine which would fit perfectly in a commercial gym ...

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What is the Best Time of Day for Exercise?

What is the Best Time of Day for Exercise?

Morning, Lunchtime, Afternoon and Evening Exercise – the Pros and Cons I have always been envious of the types who can wake up early and jump to their exercise routine. Sure, there are benefits (for all times of day). For me, it takes time and a strong cup of tea before I am ready to face the world… This page ...

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