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5 push-up variations

Bored with ordinary push-ups and looking for a little something extra? Try these 5 push-up variations to add some spice to your workout.

The real benefits of exercise

Exercise is one of the most profound and effective ways of managing stress and new research shows it can actually reorganise the brain so that it is more resilient to stress.

10 exercise myths busted

How hard should you push yourself? Does more sweat mean you burned more fat? A sports scientist addresses 10 of the most common exercise myths.

How to choose a fitness programme

If you’re exercising with a particular goal in mind, you need to follow a programme that’s designed to progress you towards that goal in the safest and most effective manner possible. So how do you know if your fitness programme is right for you?

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7 ways to make fitness fun

No matter how much you love your favourite fitness class, exercise DVD or running route, doing the same thing over and over is bound to get boring after a while.

Exercise myths you shouldn’t believe

A thousand sit-ups a day? Extreme before and after pictures? A sports scientist discusses some of these common fitness misconceptions and why they won't work.

Lift heavy to get lean

Many women shy away from strength training because they're scared of "bulking up". Kelly Dessington says this is nothing more than a myth.

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