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The health benefits of cycling outdoors

Whether you’re looking for a new class at the gym or hoping to take advantage of the great outdoors this summer, cycling outdoors is a great activity to add to your fitness routine. Here are just a few ways cycling can improve your health, plus tips for starting a routine and a few routes to [...]

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Bikini bootcamp: Your summer abs survival guide

Feel that? The weather is starting to warm up, and that means that bikini season is imminent! But if you’ve been spending most of the winter indulging your hygge habit (Netflix totally counts as hygge, right?), then right now, your summer abs are probably paying the price. In short, you could use a supercharged Hail [...]

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Thai massage treatment: Feels so good, works so well

Stretching feels good, relieves tension and helps your body stay limber. Being stretched by your instructor after a Pilates or private training session feels even better. But a traditional Thai massage treatment, administered by a trained massage professional, can be the ultimate feel-good experience - and it has a range of benefits from pain relief [...]

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Cross training: How to avoid injuries – part I

Cross training: it’s the key to fine tuning your exercise programme for more balanced training - but did you know it can help you avoid injuries, too? Running, aerobics and other forms of weight-bearing exercise put stress on the joints and muscles. And that can result in injury, particularly if you’re not varying your workout. [...]

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Cross training: How to avoid injuries – part II

In part one of this series, we discussed how cross training can be used to increase muscle balance and reduce fatigue and overtraining. In part two, we’ll dive into specific cross training workouts and how they pair with various activities to avoid injuries. It’s not enough to simply vary your workouts, of course. If you’re [...]