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Between five and seven is the best age to learn to swim

Recent research in the Journal of Motor Learning and Development reports that the optimum age for children to begin formal swimming lessons is between five and seven years of age. 113 more words

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Using foam rollers as part of client exercise programmes

A continuing education course for personal trainers, mind-body professionals, allied health specialists and other fitness professionals.

It will show you how the foam roller can be used as part of any client’s workout to improve balance, core stability, strength and flexibility. 47 more words

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NHS's inexplicable approach to obesity

MPs say it is “inexplicable” that the NHS in England spends more on bariatric surgery than well-established measures to prevent obesity.

A report by the Health Select Committee says health workers should use every opportunity to deal with the problem. 227 more words

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Seattle Seahawks adopt safer rugby tackling techniques

For many years rugby coaches studied and adopted many of the coaching techniques used by American Football coaches in order to get their players fitter and more tactically aware. 69 more words

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Ideal Home Show: bringing fitness home

The iconic Ideal Home Show is back! And so are we, showcasing the latest in design for home fitness. Returning to its original home, the Olympia London for its 107th year, we’re excited to be there for another jam-packed 2 and a bit weeks, where we’ll be exhibiting some exciting… 711 more words


Dumbbell Training online course

This online course and exam is intended primarily for personal trainers and strength and conditioning professionals.

It will help you in developing resistance training programmes using dumbbells for both fitness and sport. 69 more words

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Isometric Exercises A Perfect Way for Strength Building

Isometric movements are such movements in which no movement occurs. It is also known as static strength training workout which involves muscular activities where the length of muscle does not alter and eventually no noticeable movement in the joints take place. 520 more words

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