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  1. Guest Blog: Why Rowing Has Been Such a Large Part of My Life For Over 40 Years

    Guest Blog: Why Rowing Has Been Such a Large Part of My Life For Over 40 Years
    The Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race, one of the world’s longest running sports events, takes place this weekend. A self-confessed rowing fanatic, we caught up with our Business Development Manager, Charlie Adams. Having competed at Junior, Senior and Masters level, he tells us about his passion for the sport and why it continues to play a major role in
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  2. Feeling Stressed? Boost Your “Happy Hormones” With Our 7 Top Tips

    Feeling Stressed? Boost Your “Happy Hormones” With Our 7 Top Tips
    If you’re not already aware, April is National Stress Awareness Month. It doesn’t surprise us that rather than just a single day, there’s an entire month dedicated to it. After all, it’s something we can all relate to. We all get stressed at some time or another, and we’re always hearing statistics around work-related stress mentioned in the news these
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  3. Guest Blog: Getting Ready For My Next Half Marathon

    Guest Blog: Getting Ready For My Next Half Marathon
    It’s that time of year when long distance running events and marathons are starting to take place. The London Marathon, for example. Our very own Justin, Manager of our Leeds store is a keen amateur runner and he tells us about how he’s getting ready for the Rock & Roll Liverpool Half Marathon. [caption id="attachment_189" align="alignnone" width="300"] Justin, our Leeds Store
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  4. Maintaining Your Fitness Equipment

    Maintaining Your Fitness Equipment
    We know that buying fitness equipment is often an investment. You don’t buy a cross trainer or a multi-gym every day and so it’s sensible to make sure you’ve made the right decision before you part with your cash. But it’s equally important that you know how to look after your equipment once you get it home or installed in
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  5. COMPETITION TIME: Win Tickets to the Ideal Home Show London

    COMPETITION TIME: Win Tickets to the Ideal Home Show London
    To celebrate our return to this year's Ideal Home Show London, we're giving away 50 pairs of tickets to be used for any single day of the show. This year, the iconic home show takes place on 14-30 March at Earls Court and brings together the most inspirational companies helping to improve homes. Our Facebook competition ends on Wednesday 12 March
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  6. The Buzz is Building for the Ideal Home Show London!

    The Buzz is Building for the Ideal Home Show London!
    We’re really excited to be exhibiting again at the Ideal Home Show London this March – and we’re sure it’s going to be bigger and better than ever. Not only is it a great opportunity for us to showcase our cutting edge home fitness equipment, but it’s really nice for us to meet new faces, catch up with the old
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  7. Success Story: How I Powered My Way to Powerlifting Victory - Part 2

    Success Story: How I Powered My Way to Powerlifting Victory - Part 2
    In my previous blog, I revealed how I got ready for the British Drug Free Powerlifting Association (BDFPA) Welsh Open Championships including my training routine and diet. So after all that work, how did I get on? The big day: BDFPA Welsh Open Championships The BDFPA Welsh Open Championships were held on Saturday 18 January 2014. Competitors are split into age, weight
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  8. Success Story: How I Powered My Way to Powerlifting Victory - Part 1

    Success Story: How I Powered My Way to Powerlifting Victory - Part 1
    We welcome guest blogger Geraint Llewellyn. [caption id="attachment_118" align="alignnone" width="235"] Geraint Llewellyn[/caption] Being a 34 year old full time Manager of an independent health food and supplement shop means I’m a busy man. I’m also Dad to two boys and engaged to be married this May to the beautiful Carlene who has an eleven year old son. As you can tell, I’m
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  9. Goodies vs. Baddies - Breakfast Swaps to Start Your Day Off Right

    Goodies vs. Baddies - Breakfast Swaps to Start Your Day Off Right
    As well as ensuring we keep ourselves fit with plenty of exercise, eating healthily is also crucial. We keep on being told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It sets us up with the energy needed for a productive morning, stops us from mid-morning snacking when major hunger sets in, and let’s face it – breakfast
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  10. Why Your Fitness Resolution Took a Nose Dive

    Why Your Fitness Resolution Took a Nose Dive
    It’s not exactly new information that when it comes to a resolve to keep fit and healthy, many of us struggle to keep on track. Whether we’ve vowed to stay off the booze, told ourselves we’ll stick religiously to our 5 or day, or planned to start a new fitness programme, many of us find our good intentions start to
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