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How much exercise is too much?

Running too much may do more harm than good to your health, according to a study that examined how much exercise is too much.

What's your exercise DNA?

A simple DNA test could boost your training and performance by giving you some insight into the kind of exercise to which you might be suited best genetically.

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.

What it takes to be a female bodybuilder

Female bodybuilding is becoming increasingly popular worldwide but what risks are fitness models taking to get themselves in winning shape on competition day?

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The beginner's guide to a spinning class

Spinning classes are a super cardio workout and get you fit fast. But they can be intimidating for a first-timer, here's what you need to know before you hit your first class.

Could you be overtraining?

More is not always better when it comes to exercise. And too much exercise can have a damaging effect on the body.

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