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 […]

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 […]

Get Active With Active HERE

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Active HERE supports adults in Herefordshire to get active by bridging the gap between contemplating taking part in physical activity and actually attending their first session, as one of our participants who said: ‘I contacted Active HERE looking for some advice and details of activities that could help me get my mobility back. During my […]

HEREFORDSHIRE SPRINT TRIATHLON

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The annual Herefordshire Sprint Triathlon is an ideal race for anybody who fancies having a go at multisport for the first time. The sprint distance race has been organised by Hereford Triathlon Club for more than 20 years and is now firmly established at Leominster Leisure Centre. The event starts with a 400 metre swim, […]

SELF PROTECTION, ANTI-FRAGILITY And RESILIENCE

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When we look at how individuals become less liable to injury, overtraining and other things that can negatively impact performance in sport or life, we have to take into account the person and how they are approaching their lives.  By Dr. Mark Bellamy PhD Cpsychol AFBPsS We need to account for how an individual approaches […]

MONEY Isn’t The Currency, It’s TIME!

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A year ago FitNet interviewed Lee Taylor following his incredible recovery from a car accident that had left him with a neck fracture, nearly ending his martial arts career. The 5th Dan black belt karate instructor used his training to help his recovery, and the experience provided him with an insight that reaches well beyond  […]

AMATSU PHYSICAL THERAPY: How Does It Work?

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By Stephan Grabner The problem may not be where you think it is  If you have pain in your knee, your knee obviously needs treatment. However, the cause of the problem may be elsewhere in your body. Consider this: When we are in pain, we adapt to cope with what hurts. We move differently to […]