Keeping fit and Healthy for Summer

MOVE MORE -10,000 Steps Per Day We have all heard the 10,000 steps a day is good for you. Studies have shown that because we are moving less, we are getting heavier, which makes perfect sense doesn’t it? Our bodies are made to move and be actives, but thanks to the television, work desks, cars,…

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Keeping fit and active for mental wellbeing

Being fit and active is essential for your mental health and well being. Keeping fit, healthy and active is great for your physical health and fitness, and studies have shown that it can also improve your mental well being. Whilst we may think that our body and mind are separate, but the activities we do…

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Light exercise of just 20 minutes a day can have massive benefits

Walking just 20 minutes a day can help to reduce heart failure by a significant amount is only 6 years, according to studies. It sounds like common sense, but people who exercise more than 200 minutes a week have a lower risk than those who don’t. People who always exercise more than 150 minutes per…

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Looking for tone up for the summer holiday?

With summer fast approaching, and the summer holiday approaching, now is the time to start thinking about getting that perfect beach body ready, or just to feel comfortable on the beach, or having fun in the pool. With our busy lives, working long hours, and having to juggle the school run, cook tea, and drop…

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Keeping fit to fight dementia

Even a small amount of exercise can help to fight off dementia studies have shown. Its never too late to start keeping fit, and researchers have discovered that physical exercise helps with blood circulation in areas at the front of the brain which can lead to the start of dementia. Living with the awful disease…

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Treadmill or cross trainer – which do you prefer?

Which is better for keeping fit, a treadmill or cross trainer? Walking on a treadmill takes the same amount of energy as walking on a cross trainer. However, if you have never used one, unlike treadmills, cross trainers have handles or poles which are similar to ski poles allowing you to exercise both your arms…

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Regular walking shown to linked to lower mortality rate

We all know that we are supposed to do at least 30 minutes exercise, 5 times each week. However time flies and before you know it Monday morning has come around again and all you have achieved is a quick sprint around the supermarket or taking your children to and from all their various sporting…

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Just how much exercise do we need to keep fit?

If you are thinking how much physical exercise should I be doing to keep fit, it is, surprisingly not as much as you would think. If you aim for around 2.5 hours (150 minutes) of light to moderate aerobic activity per week. That’s just 21 minutes each day of the week or 50 minutes of…

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Goodbye Stoptober Hello Movember

With the start of November comes the start of Movember. This is a campaign to raise awareness of men’s health issues. Many people are probably aware of the the large number of moustaches grown this month to help raise funds for the Movember Foundation (which backs breakthrough research and funds over 1000 prostrate and testicular…

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Looking to hire a treadmill in 2016?

If you are looking to get fit after the Christmas break and wondering what to hire, how about a treadmill? The treadmill is our most popular piece of exercise equipment, both for sale and hire within our fleet. Treadmills provide a genuine and effective way to tone-up and lose weight, concentrating on all the major…

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