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What are the benefits of using a heart rate monitor?
22 January | Workouts, Motivation
Is knowing your pulse helpful…? From wearable tech like the Apple Watch to heart rate-based training classes like spin and Orange Theory, using heart rate monitors outside of the doctor's...

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Is your office job destroying your health?
14 January | Motivation, News
The stress, long hours, and sedentary nature of your modern office job are sucking the life out of you — literally.  And it's not just the tight deadlines, stress-eaten doughnuts, and...

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The Mind Clearing Magic Of Running 
07 January | Workouts, Motivation
It is something of a cliché among runners, how the activity never fails to clear your head. Does some creative block have you feeling stuck? Go for a run. Are you deliberating between one of...

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Christmas Workouts
17 December | Workouts, Motivation
A Few Little Christmas Workouts to sweat out those mince pies and mulled wine, over the festive period…. 

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Why corporate fitness is the way forward 
12 December | Motivation, Men, News
Did you know British workers will spend an average of 3,515 full days at work over the course of their lifetime? The average person will also ...

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10,000 steps per day ....
07 December | Workouts, Motivation
Let’s start this with some stats…. An average person has a stride length of approximately 2.1 to 2.5 feet. That means that it takes over 2,000 steps to walk one mile; and...

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Romanian Deadlift Vs Stiff Legged Deadlift
26 November | Workouts, Motivation
Many of us have a love hate relationship with the deadlift. On one of my previous blogs I discussed deadlifting technique - How to perform the perfect technique. This week’s blog I want...

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Xtra-Fit in Life Magazine Dec 2018
23 November | News
Xtra-Fit and Olivia will appear in the December issue of Battersea and Wandsworth Life Magazine.

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Unilateral and Bilateral Movement Training
12 November | Workouts
For over a decade now, fitness pros have been arguing about unilateral and bilateral training. As a fresher, unilateral means "one side" or "one limb." Think of a one-arm dumbbell...

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Coffee
06 November | Nutrition
The drink that helps me get “Shit Done”

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Why you should incorporate pumpkins into your diet this halloween
29 October | Nutrition
Got a pumpkin or two lying around this Halloween? If you’ve previously been throwing away your triangle-eyed friend once the festivities are over, then you may be missing out on a highly...

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Vegan diets: practical advice for athletes and exercisers
23 October | Nutrition
With the growth of social media as a platform to share information, veganism is becoming more visible, and could be becoming more accepted in sports and in the health and fitness industry. However,...

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