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If you want your New Year's resolution of being a healthier, fitter you to continue right through the year, this nifty little device might just help give you the extra encouragement you need! The activity tracker from Polar can be your answer to a full-time personal trainer. It’s technology keeps track of your activity all day long, breaking it...
We’re all inspired by different goals and people when it comes to fitness.  Whether you long for the curves of Kate Upton, or you’re in awe of the athletic prowess of Amir Khan, celebrity trainer Ruben Tabares has you covered. Not only does he train stars like the aforementioned (plus a few more fit A-listers you might have heard of),...
Are you yet to discover your inner warrior? England Rugby is inviting you to try a crash course in the sport by attending its women’s Warrior Camps, which will be held up and down the country from May 12-21. These free Warrior Camps are a great opportunity to get your heart rate up, let your hair down and meet...
‘I joined Arsenal Ladies football club at the age of eight. I used to play football in my local neighbourhood with my brother and the other boys and that’s when I was spotted. I’d go to school in the day, then train after that, four or five times a week. TRAINING REGIME  ‘Now, I start the day around 7am with...
Ever feel like you spend most of the year cooped up indoors? Now’s the time to make the most of the longer, brighter days and warmer temperatures by getting outside and active whenever you can. The health and wellbeing benefits of outdoor exercise, particularly close to nature, are well documented. Experts have coined terms such as ‘ecotherapy’ and ‘forest...
Hands up if you find the rowing machine a little daunting?  We don't blame you. Taking on a rowing machine may seem far more complicated than running on a treadmill or cycling on an exercise bike, which is why so many people steer clear of this effective piece of gym equipment. However, if you actively avoid using a rowing...
Looking for something new this year? It's time to train like a dancer with pro dancer Danielle Peazer's brand new downloadable 12-Week Body Plan. Not only has Danielle graced the stage dancing with icons like Kylie, she's also a global Reebok ambassador, Instagram star and now Women's Fitness cover star, too! Dancers are renowned (and envied!) for their incredibly...
We're well aware that time spent on the treadmill can often stand still. If you're bored of your gym routine, help is at hand. With our favourite ways to get fit in the gym, you'll never have to spend an hour on the treadmill again! High five to that. 1 Tabata From time saving to fat burn, high-intensity exercise is one...
  Making it to the end of the working day is so much harder if you don’t take a break. A study in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports shows that even a 30-minute lunchtime stroll can significantly boost a person’s ability to handle stress at work. But why not ramp up the intensity of your workout...
New research by Betty for Schools, the curriculum-linked period education programme for students aged 8-12, has shown a high number of young women are being held back from participating in school sports due to period taboos. The study of over 2,000 women found that almost half had used their periods as an excuse to skip PE classes – even...

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