Category: Sports training tips


New exercise craze – Tabata in the UK

Tabata – if you haven’t heard of it – is a form of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) that lasts for only four minutes. No, really – four minutes. The official tabata ‘system’ was developed by Japanese scientist Professor Izumi Tabata (recognised as the ‘father’ of HIIT) while he was working with the Japanese Olympic […]

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New fitness craze: Aqua Zumba!

Zumba took the fitness world by storm – men, women, kids, mums, corporates and grannies have been united by the twists and turns provoked by the bass and beat of some super sassy Latino dancersize tunes. Zumba makes cardio fun – no question. If you think Zumba’s where the fun is at then new fitness […]

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Five reasons why you should try exercising

If you are not ‘one for exercising’, or were not brought up in an exercise-y household, you can be forgiven for thinking it is something other people do, and bowing out gracefully. Except that if you do that, you will never know the amazing benefits that something as simple as getting out of your chair […]

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Exercise – is it for me?

I’ve heard (and used) many excuses over the years for not exercising. No time, bad knees (that’s me), too tired (also me). While for some, some types of exercise may be off limits due to health or accident risks, most people can benefit from some form of physical activity, even those whose movement is extremely […]

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