WORRYING In WINTER

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By Emma Reed Many of us struggle through the winter months. Whether feeling low from the lack of light or worrying how to make ends meet over Christmas, periods of anxiety and depression* are common at this time of the year. One major challenge we face is our own impatience with those feelings. Of course […]

THE WORLD OF FITNESS What Does It Take To Make It To The Top? Interview With Personal Trainers BEN HARWOOD & GARETH BENNETT

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Early starts. Gruelling schedules. Working late. Success and huge job satisfaction. Two leading fitness professionals shed some light on their rewarding careers. Interview With Personal Trainers  BEN HARWOOD & GARETH BENNETT Interview By Andrea Slivkova Smith One has a delightfully sweet smile and a ‘boy-next-door’ look about him. The other has ‘rebel’ written all over him and […]

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS Your WAY

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By Denise Bailey I am excited to be featuring in FitNet magazine throughout 2020 and will be exploring some of my areas of interest in more depth with each edition. These include mental health, sports massage, injury rehabilitation and women’s health during midlife.  Fitness is so much more than exercise – I firmly believe that […]

11th WUKF EUROPEAN Karate CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Beardsley’s Karate squad put on a stellar performance in Odense in Denmark, showing the results of their hard work, commitment and great sportsmanship Odense in Denmark is known for being the hometown of Hans Christian Andersen, and last autumn it proudly hosted the 11th WUKF European Karate Championships. Yet again, the World Union of Karate-Do […]