Posts from April, 2016

10 reasons Yoga is incredibly good for you….

10 reasons Yoga is incredibly good for you….

28.04.2016

There are lots of gym classes that peak and trough in terms of popularity. Yoga isn’t one of them. It has been around for longer than any High Intensity Class and its popularity continues to grow. Here are some reasons why…. Suppleness It may seem obvious but it really is one of the chief benefits…

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The importance, and sources of, Protein

The importance, and sources of, Protein

21.04.2016

For many of us gym users the importance of Protein may well be engrained in our diets. When we use the gym, or do any exercise where muscles are put under strain, we are essentially tearing them. This damage needs to be repaired as quickly as possible in order to recover and re-go; this is…

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Stand up straight….. Posture and your fitness

Stand up straight….. Posture and your fitness

14.04.2016

There aren’t many fitness classes, other than perhaps Yoga and Pilates, where we are asked to think about posture, but it is hugely important in all areas of fitness. Here is why, and how, you need to improve your posture. Poor posture means that your skeletal structure, muscular system and all connective tissue are all…

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Diabetes….. the facts

Diabetes….. the facts

08.04.2016

What is diabetes ? Diabetes is a chronic, metabolic disease characterized by elevated levels of blood glucose (or blood sugar), which leads over time to serious damage to the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves. The most common is type 2 diabetes, usually in adults, which occurs when the body becomes resistant to insulin…

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