Category Archives: October 2013

5 Brilliant outdoor workouts

Heading outdoors to train is beneficial on a number of levels; financially, psychologically and physically. Not only can you save yourself some money on gym membership and fitness class fees but you can get your much-needed dose of vitamin D. As the light dwindles during autumn it can seem like we go to work in the dark and get home … Continue reading

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5 smoothies to boost your Autumn workout

Autumn is packed full of super nutritious food to help build us up for winter. Say goodbye to summer salads and hello to awesome Autumn smoothies using ingredients you can find at your local corner shop. 1. Sweet Potato Smoothie from mindbodygreen.com We thought we’d go straight in there with a slightly obscure sounding recipe, but definitely judge this one … Continue reading

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Get into yoga!

Yoga still has certain stigmas attached to it – people often judge it as one of ‘those’ activities carried out by ‘those’ types of people. In the 60s this might have been the case, but today yoga is carried out by people worldwide from all different backgrounds including the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team and a number of NFL … Continue reading

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4 ways to get back in to fitness this Autumn

Autumn is a great time to set yourself new goals; if you’ve enjoyed the summer parties a little too much, getting back in to fitness can be a daunting prospect. Autumn is the perfect time to start forming good habits ahead of the festive season and all its temptations. By the time December arrives you’ll already be noticing physical differences … Continue reading

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The clocks are changing – keep on running!

After long summer evenings where you can train and play sport to your heart’s content, the arrival of winter is often a bit of a shock to the system. The temptation is for runners to go in to hibernation mode and to hit the streets again when the clocks change in the spring. As a runner it’s vital to have … Continue reading

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Teenage Cancer Action Week 14 – 20 October 2013

Teenage Cancer Action Week – 14 – 20 October Between the 14th and 20th of October, Teenage Cancer Trust is running Teenage Cancer Action Week. The Action Week aims to highlight key signs which could signify cancer in teenagers and young adults. The five most common signs of cancer in young people aged 13 to 24. These are unexplained and … Continue reading

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