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 […]

SUGAR Sweet But Lethal…

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By Jonty Williams The average person consumes about 24 kilograms (53lb) of sugar each year. In industrialised countries it is 33.1kg. When I briefly looked into the history of sugar in Britain, I found that at times it was a luxury item, locked in cabinets, heavily taxed and often only available for the wealthy. Poorer […]

The Making of a Champion : Interview With Chris Rowan

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As with many lifelong passions, Chris Rowan’s sporting career started in childhood when he tried karate as a four-year-old in Aldershot. A few years later his family moved to Hereford where Chris discovered Tom Beardsley, and never looked back. Fifteen years of training under Tom Beardsley’s guidance brought Chris Rowan right to the top and […]