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Should you Join a Gym?

It’s January, which is that time of the year where a lot of people try to turn over a new leaf. January is when thousands of people sign up for a gym membership, as they’re motivated with the new year. However whether they actually stick with it or not is a totally different matter. (Hint […]

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Getting Back in the Saddle (Literally!)

As I mentioned, I’ve been either walking or cycling in and out of the office for the last couple of weeks. Unfortunately (though this depends on your perspective) I live a little too close to the office for the commute to be a decent workout. So the only way for me to get a proper […]

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Weather and Exercise

How good, or bad, the weather is has a direct impact on how much outdoors physical exercise I want to do. If it’s cold, damp and grey I’m highly unlikely to want to get off my ass and walk or cycle. But if the weather is pleasant then it’s a hell of a lot easier. […]

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Humour: Alternative Exercise Equipment?

So if you can’t afford expensive gym equipment you could resort to using large magazines. Apparently this September’s US edition of Vogue is over 900 pages long, so this video brought a smile to my face: Maybe the next copy of the Golden Pages that I get lumbered with could be put to good use? […]

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Finding My Workout Rhythm

Trying to do too much exercise at once will simply not work. I need to build up slowly and steadily. Yesterday I tried to use a “standard” workout program on the elliptical trainer and it was a bit of disaster. I was looking at the display counting down and simply had to give up before […]

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