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The NSCA-CPT and NSCA-CSCS certifications are widely recognised as the credentials for personal training professionals, not just in America, but around the world. 76 more words

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School rugby plan 'too dangerous'

The UK government plan to fund and to increase participation in rugby in schools has not been informed by injury data, experts warn in The British Medical Journal… 455 more words

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Small portions of fast food as effective for recovery as sports supplements

A new study, recently published by the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, found there was no significant difference in glycogen recovery when cyclists ate fast food after a workout compared to when they ingested traditional sports supplements such as Gatorade. 195 more words

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A systematic guide to explosive plyometric power training

High-Powered Plyometrics is a systematic guide to explosive power training for athletes, coaches and strength and conditioning experts.

It explores the principles of high-intensity plyometric training, power assessments and the development of both long and short-term conditioning programmes. 62 more words

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Teaching swimming by ability rather than age

Swimming is a widely popular sport and activity with great health-related fitness benefits.

However a significant percentage of children are unable to swim with any degree of skill, meaning not only are they missing out on the health benefits, but they also are at risk when in the water. 73 more words

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Leeds could host 2016 World Triathlon Series event

Leeds is being considered to stage an event of the 2016 World Triathlon Series.

The Yorkshire city, home to Human Kinetics Europe, has been chosen by national governing body British Triathlon to take over from London which has hosted a round of the series in Hyde Park since 2009. 199 more words

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A course for personal trainers working with breast cancer patients

This online course will enable Personal Trainers help those recovering from breast cancer build confidence and regain function through the use of specialised therapeutic exercises. 164 more words

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