Sport England have awarded £500,000 of National Lottery funding to help Ledbury Swimming Pool transform its facilities. The money will help modernise changing facilities, which despite serving the community well, are in need of an update. The new village style changing rooms will offer more flexibility for families and school groups, as well as being […]

  • Mary Stanley On PODIATRY

    A Podiatrist is a lower limb specialist, dealing with the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the lower limb (from the hip joint to the foot). They are qualified to treat people with arthritis, diabetes, perform nail surgery and treat sports injuries, amongst other conditions of the foot and ankle. Podiatry is a more modern term […]

  • Progressing Ballet Technique HOMEWORK

    By Heather Winterburn In the previous edition we touched on the benefits of the Progressing Ballet Technique in helping dancers with their training. Although the programme was designed for dancers, the exercises can benefit anyone. The following exercise helps with activating the hamstrings, but also with turn out, core strength and pelvic stability. It can […]

  • Maintaining EMOTIONAL WELLBEING In Later Life

    Some people believe that mental health problems are a normal part of the ageing process, but this does not need to be the case. Although some people do develop conditions such as depression in older age, there are things you can do to help improve your mental wellbeing. Wellbeing means feeling good – about yourself […]

  • WIN A £45 Voucher For The Great British Florist Flower School

    This autumn The Great British Florist Flower School is offering one lucky winner a voucher worth £45 for a half-day workshop. Simply email FitNet with your answer. Question: What is The Great British Florist’s Slogan? A: Flown not Grown B: Grown and Flown C: Grown not Flown Email: info@fitnet.org.uk Closing date: 20th October 2016. The Great […]

  • JON COOMBES Launches Bromyard’s NEW Independent Gym JC STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

    Jon Coombes is Level 3 Certified Personal Trainer with a few years of experience to his name. This summer, the 26-year-old fitness enthusiasts and former rugby player realised his ambition of opening his own gym. Interview By Andrea Slivkova How did your sport and fitness background influence your choice of career? At the age of […]

  • HEADLEY COURT DMRC, A Centre Of Excellence For Serving And Veteran Military Personnel

    On 30th June I visited Headley Court Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC) for a tour of this exceptional facility and to interview two military professionals who head the rehabilitation team, Lt Col Stacy McQueeney and Divisional Warrant Officer Matt Arthur. Interview By Andrea Slivkova “It’s about the blokes, our men and women of the Armed […]

  • Fundamentals Of FAT LOSS

    By Matthew Barrett The rule of thumb with losing body fat is for your body to be in an energy deficit; this means your total calories out to be greater than your total calories in. But for long-term success rather than a two-week fix, there are some things to consider before you start. The usual […]

  • SKIN CARE Tips For The Autumn Glow

    By Wendy Mills As the autumn sets in, bringing with it the brilliant colours of the changing leaves, your glowing summer complexion starts fading and the little scars from insect bites and scratches from your camping trips or days at the beach loom into view. This season is prime time for outdoors activities such as […]

  • NEW CLASSES At Ross Health & Fitness

    Ross-on-Wye’s most popular independent gym is adding new classes to their weekly timetable, starting in September. In addition to Pump FX, Body Conditioning and Spin, high intensity HIIT class will help you incinerate calories with a super-charged half an hour workout. All classes are included in the memberships (which start from £20 per month) but […]



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