Category: Fitness
International Yoga Day!

International Yoga Day!

On Sunday 19th June, to celebrate International Yoga Day, join us at Alexandra Palace for a full day of entirely free yoga.

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5 Top Overhead Press Variations!

5 Top Overhead Press Variations!

Seeing a weight pressed overhead is becoming an increasingly rare sight in gyms these days. 5 Top Overhead Press Variations! notes that overhead pressing is hard work and has led ...

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10 Top Health Benefits of Ballet!

10 Top Health Benefits of Ballet!

With people of all age groups now taking to the floor to learn this classic dance style, it’s becoming an increasingly popular way to stay fit and socialise. Ballet involves ...

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5 Top Shoulder Exercises!

5 Top Shoulder Exercises!

The shoulder girdle has among the most important joints and muscles in the body in order to perform a diverse range of pressing and raising movements. Every upper body movement is ...

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Skinny Rebel Workout

Skinny Rebel Workout

I recently had the pleasure of attending a  Skinny Rebel Workout session, a branch of Train Dirty London which run boot camps and other fitness classes. As Skinny Rebel was ...

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5 Top Keys To Mindfulness!

5 Top Keys To Mindfulness!

From our last article you’ll know that being mindful is about being aware of your inner thoughts, not ignoring your feelings and being present in the moment. But how can you ...

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What does it mean to be Mindful?

What does it mean to be Mindful?

The word 'mindful' has been used so many times in different ways by the media in recent years that it can be tricky to pin down what it really means! What does it mean to be ...

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Be a Barbell Boss with these 7 Top Exercises!

Be a Barbell Boss with these 7 Top Exercises!

Time constraints can prove a stumbling block in your life when the demands of work and family commitments increase, but wait! Do you have a barbell lying around? Be a Barbell Boss ...

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Top 5 Chest Exercises!

Top 5 Chest Exercises!

The chest is a complex muscle which can be hard to target directly unless using the correct technique. This will usually involve pressing movements that keep your shoulder blades ...

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Why Women Should Lift!

Why Women Should Lift!

In this article, Why Women Should Lift, we make it easy to understand why women need never fear lifting weights ever again! Many women take regularly to the gym with the goal ...

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7 Top Reasons to use Weight Machines!

7 Top Reasons to use Weight Machines!

Opinions about weight machines are very diverse. Some love them and see many benefits of using them. Others almost condemn them and believe they have no place within a training ...

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Top 5 Tricep Exercises!

Top 5 Tricep Exercises!

The triceps are made up of 3 heads and perform extension and pressing movements and the top 5 tricep exercises on this list will indeed involve extension and pressing movements. ...

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7 Top Forearm Building Benefits and Tips!

7 Top Forearm Building Benefits and Tips!

Forearm muscles are often a neglected body part of many a gym-goer's routine. But wait! Think of Bruce Lee’s incredible forearms, think baseball bats or steel girder defenders ...

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Top 10 Health Benefits of Swimming!

Top 10 Health Benefits of Swimming!

Swimming is an excellent way to keep fit; it’s no wonder this unique sport is an all-round workout as it uses of course the entire body. Not only does it avoid putting a huge ...

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Top 4 Simple Exercises for Better Glutes!

Top 4 Simple Exercises for Better Glutes!

Getting into the habit of working on a better behind may be challenging if the exercises you start with are confusing or are proving too difficult. So here are Top 4 Simple ...

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Top 5 Ways to Boost Your Squat Strength!

Top 5 Ways to Boost Your Squat Strength!

So we’re serious about building maximum strength and muscle. We know we must include barbell squats in our training, but is there any leg room for any training aids, devices or ...

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Top 5 Bicep Exercises!

Top 5 Bicep Exercises!

The bicep is a simple muscle which only performs one function: to flex the arm, bringing the forearm closer to the body via elbow flexion. The biceps are made up of the lateral ...

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8 Top Bench Press Benefits!

8 Top Bench Press Benefits!

The bench press is an iconic favourite for many gym-goers for obvious reasons! But all posturing and bravado aside, what do you actually get out of it? Here is a list of  8 Top ...

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10 Deadlift Benefits and Tips

10 Deadlift Benefits and Tips

The deadlift is an excellent exercise for strength and muscle gains. Here we look at 10 Benefits and Tips for Deadlifts and why you should incorporate them into your own training! ...

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Top 5 Back Exercises!

Top 5 Back Exercises!

The back or posterior of our body is made up of a multitude of muscles including the posterior deltoid and rotator cuff muscles which form part of the shoulder and are responsible ...

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