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Choose the right sports shoe

Choosing the right sports shoe is vital to prevent injury and optimise performance. But how do you go about it? A podiatrist gives some good tips.

Do's and don'ts of choosing a sports bra

You've read our tips on how to choose the right sports bra, you know your correct size and now you're in the sports shop staring at a bewildering array of sports bras. Now what?

Avoid jiggling belly fat when you exercise

Bouncing and jiggling of belly-fat, thighs and breasts when exercising is not only embarrassing, but dangerous and can lead to joint injury or back problems. Here's how to avoid it.

The right shoes can help you run

It is all very well having your heart sing because of your choice of exercise, but if your knees are aching, or the ball keeps plopping to the ground directly in front of you, the song has some boringly repetitive lyrics!

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