Mind, Body, Spirit: Why You Should Try YOGA

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By Lauretta Furlonger Yoga can provide enormous benefits to anyone pursuing a fitness regime – it offers a unified approach to toning and strengthening the body. Where some other fitness training practices can over-develop particular muscle groups, regular practice of yoga postures improves balance, strength and overall flexibility, making you more capable of pursuing training […]

PROGRESSING BALLET TECHNIQUE

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By Heather Winterburn At Dance Fusion we are now incorporating a new method of teaching, and our students love it. Progressing Ballet Technique was devised by the highly regarded Royal Academy of Dance teacher and examiner Marie Mahon-Walton, who developed this programme after realising the great benefit her exercises were having on the speed and […]

Want To Get YOUR KIDS Into GOOD HABITS Now?

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Every parent and carer wants their children to be healthy, but life in 2016 can limit the amount of exercise they get. We know that, and at Halo we have devised a whole range of activities to get tots moving from day one (well almost!). Visit our website www.haloleisure.org.uk to see the full range or […]

Introducing JON COOMBES

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One of the first things personal trainers are taught on their course is that they’ll have to wear many hats. They are the client’s coach, counsellor and their biggest fan, but also their conscience, the wagging finger, the pat on the back. Most trainers have to read their client’s mind, anticipate their weaknesses and pick […]

4 KEY COMPONENTS Every Workout Should Have

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By Ady Watts How many of us understand what makes up a well balanced exercise programme? Each workout aimed at those who want to improve function should contain all of the aspects of training listed below. This will keep you injury free and ensure those all important results roll your way. Done well, and once […]