Sports Fitness News And Stories

  1. Competitive Swimming – A Guide for Parents

    competitive swimmingSwimming is a fantastic way to keep fit and is a great activity for children to enjoy. Swimming has a number of physical and mental benefits so is fantastic for your child’s development. But while learning to swim is a vital skill, the sport also has a variety of avenues that your child can pursue if they wish.

    Within this article we are going to explore one of the most popular routes for swimmers which is Competitive Swimming. This blog post is your handy guide to everything about this sport and how you can help your child through the competitions. Covering topics such as:

    • The basics of the competition
    • Training schedules
    • Financial and supportive aspects of the sport

    So, if you want to find out more about what Competitive Swimming entails, then keep on reading.

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  2. Cycling Technology 2019

    cycling technology 2019Whether you cycle casually or competitively the market for new and innovative biking tech is forever changing to make your ride as safe and well-planned as ever. Throughout 2019 we have already seen a number of brands launch new cycling tech which would benefit you in a variety of aspects during your ride. Therefore, we have put this cohesive article together to discuss the standout technology gadgets which you can purchase today. So, if you want to see how the market for biking accessories and tech has evolved this year, then keep on reading to find out more about:

    • Bike mounted safety gear
    • Strava application
    • Wearable tech
    • Mounted GPS
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  3. The Importance of Keeping Fit for Football

    football fitnessWhether you play soccer professionally or casually, you would need to ensure that you take the relevant precautions to make sure that you avoid injury during the game. To ensure that this doesn’t happen it is vital that you train and warm-up your body correctly while also allowing ample time for recovery, and also wearing suitable protection while playing. So if you are new to playing the sport or are constantly coming across issues when out on the pitch, then we have put this article together to discuss the various ways in which you can make sure that your fitness is in top health for your next soccer game. Areas such as the following are covered in this post:

    • Importance of football training
    • How recovery time is vital
    • Preventing injury
    • Wearable protection
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  4. Synchronised Swimming – What is it and How to Get Involved

    synchronised swimmingWith the next summer Olympics scheduled to take place less than a year away, we thought that we would explore one of their lesser known sports. Now known as Artistic Swimming in the Olympic world, Synchronised Swimming has been part of the Summer Olympic games since 1984. And as one of the most visually pleasing, technical and coordinated areas of Swimming competitions, we are going to explore Synchro Swimming further within this article. Therefore, if you want to find out more about this artistic sport and how to get involved, then keep on reading this article which covers:

    • What is synchronised swimming
    • Health benefits of synchronised swimming
    • How to get involved with artistic swimming
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  5. Nutrition for Long Distance Cycling

    long distance cyclingOne of the main things which draws people to cycling is the sense of adventure. When you are on your bike you can travel to just about anywhere, from short journeys and commutes to travelling a long distance to explore, the possibilities are endless. Short rides don’t normally require too much preparation beforehand, however if you are planning on going on a longer distance cycle, you would need to ensure that you are fully equipped with the right nutrition and amount of water to keep yourself fuelled. Therefore, within this article we are going to look into the best food and water prep which will see you through your long journey happily. Our tips in this article include:

    • Breakfast preparation
    • Food on the go
    • Ensuring that you stay hydrated
    • Importance of staying hydrated
    • Making sure you get enough recovery time

     

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  6. Treadmill Exercises and Classes are on the Rise!

    treadmill exerciseAt the gym you will find a copious amount of treadmills for you to use as these are always a great staple way to exercise as they help to boost your heart rate. But over the years we have seen the use of this piece of training equipment evolve into a variety of ways to make training fun and engaging as well as being a great workout. Within this article we are going to explore the variety of treadmill exercise classes and routines you can get involved with to help keep fit and healthy. So, if you want to find out how the traditional treadmill equipment has evolved over the years, then keep on reading this article where we cover areas such as:

    • Convenient exercise
    • At home training
    • Precision running classes
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  7. How Workplaces Encourage Employee Fitness

    workplace fitnessWe all know how important it is to stay fit and healthy to maintain a positive mind set, but have we ever contemplated how exercising could increase our productivity? It is believed that regular fitness not only boosts your mood and improves your health, but it can also help with your attention to detail and focus in the workplace too.

    As a result of this, we are starting to see an increase in businesses and large companies advertise and organise fitness related activities for their staff. Within this article we are going to explore what fitness plans are currently available for staff members such as:

    • On-site facilities
    • Gym memberships, discounts or classes
    • Cycle to work schemes
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  8. Looking Ahead to the NBA 2019/20 Season

    NBA 2019/20There are only a few weeks left until the 2019/20 NBA season begins. So, to get you ready for the impending tournament we have put this article together to explore what is to be expected during this year’s competition and how each team will fare in the games. Therefore, if you are an avid fan of this widespread American tournament, then keep on reading to find out more. Within this article we cover areas of the NBA such as those listed below to ensure that you are fully in the know before the new season starts.

    • How the NBA works
    • Western Conference
    • Eastern Conference
    • Strongest competitors from each conference
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  9. How to Exercise and Stay Healthy While Travelling

    holiday fitnessAlthough term time has begun, September is still prime time for travelling for most adults. September still poses decent weather across the globe and the reduction in families and children make it more appealing to adults seeking some peaceful sunshine before the summer truly ends and autumn comes creeping in.

    However, as travelling is still in it’s prime during this month, you would still need to ensure that you don’t get taken in by the indulging amount of foods on offer and the lazing around the pool atmosphere. And to help combat this there are a variety of ways in which businesses, hotels and airports have adapted their travel plans to make staying healthy on holiday easy. So, continue reading if you want to find out more about:

    • Airport facilities
    • Hotel gyms
    • Swimming
    • Healthy food choices
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  10. Why Autumn is the Perfect Time to Take up Running

    autumn runningRunning has always been and always will be a fantastic way to keep fit. However, those first few runs are what requires the most motivation to start you on a regular routine. Within this article we are going to look at why autumn is the perfect time to take up running or jogging compared to summer. So, if you want to find out how you can find the motivation to take up jogging this fall, then keep on reading this blog where we discuss the following:

    • Better weather for running
    • Lifestyle change after the summer holidays
    • How to get started 
    • Finding motivation
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