Inspirational Story: HEREFORDSHIRE ATHLETE Molly Smith

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By Gareth Bennett Molly Smith, a 13-year old student at Hereford Cathedral School, is an exceptional young athlete, and I feel privileged to be her strength & conditioning coach. Molly discovered the sport of discus when she was 11 years old and she immediately excelled in the discipline. She is currently throwing over 30 meters […]

Spinning at The Studio

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The STUDIO: 1-2 Fields Yard, Plough Lane, Hereford HR4 0EL Spinning has always been among the most popular classes everywhere, and the reasons are many: it builds strength and cardio fitness fast; it melts away body fat; it’s accessible for any fitness level, including those recovering from an injury; and of course, spinning is great […]

YOGA for BETTER SLEEP

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If you suffer from sleep deprivation, you are not alone. After the common cold, the second most frequent reason people visit their local GP is for insomnia. By Lizzie Eggerton Insomnia and stress can quickly take hold, becoming a viscous circle. Often our minds are still whirring with the day’s events, worries and stresses right […]

With World Menopause Day (18th October) approaching, FitNet editor Interviewed Dr. Heather Currie, Founder of MENOPAUSE MATTERS

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Dr. Heather Currie MB BS, FRCOG, MRCGP is the founder and managing director of Menopause Matters Ltd., which provides information and support through its website menopausematters.co.uk and the quarterly magazine, Menopause Matters. Dr. Currie is an associate specialist gynaecologist based in Dumfries, with special interests in menopause, premenstrual syndrome and subfertility. She has run a […]

Ledbury Dance Company: LIVE To DANCE At ANY AGE

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At Ledbury Dance Company everyone can learn to dance, meet new people, have fun and feel comfortable. “We are proud to be dancers, and develop each and every individual’s style, to fulfil their dreams and their dancing potential,” says principal Karen Jones. Leading a team of talented and enthusiastic teachers, the dance school teaches a […]

Introducing James Burgess & POWERGRIP SPORT

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The Kidderminster based entrepreneur has taken over the online store Powergrip Sport. Make this your one and only place for high quality supplies for gym workouts, pole fitness, boxing, climbing and athletics. Sport performance and achievement depend on a number of factors, and quality of the equipment used is among them. Good grip is of utmost […]

JEVON YOGA Your Own Great Adventure

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By Suzanne Jevon-Hughston It doesn’t matter how many yoga books you read, or how many yoga videos you watch, the rewards of yoga are coming from personal practice. A little practice every day is more beneficial than one or two hours once a week although if that is really all you can manage, don’t give […]

PURE STRETCH With Mandy Harrison

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A WEAK CORE? POOR FLEXIBILITY? YOU’VE GOT TO MOVE TO IMPROVE Pure Stretch is a flexibility class with a focus on core strength. It is suitable for all levels and uses equipment such as stability balls, blocks and yoga straps to give you extra leverage to stretch that little bit further. The class encourages mobilization with movement, followed by stretching within a comfortable range. Life […]