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Ahead of the Superbowl 50, Insure4Sport looks at the injury risks of playing American football  

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While rugby players might disagree, American football is a dangerous sport. Despite all the padding and helmets, one study of 35 former professional American football players found that 34 showed signs of brain injuries. This is mainly put down to the fact that unlike rugby players, American footballers tackle with their heads in a butting…

Personal Trainers – How to deal with the January influx

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It’s January which means gyms across the land will be packed to the gills with newcomers desperate to make a positive change to their lifestyle. While this tends to annoy the regular gym goers, for the gyms themselves and personal trainers it’s a wonderful opportunity and one that shouldn’t be wasted. Here are a few…

Must haves in your kit bag – Martial Arts

Must haves in your kit bag - Martial Arts

Enrolling in a martial arts school can be an incredibly rewarding journey. But understandably you’ll have a few concerns about what equipment, uniform and gear to pack in your kit bag. One of the great things about martial arts is that it doesn’t cost too much to get started when compared with a number of other…

The Bruce Lee Diet

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The legendary martial artist Bruce Lee would have celebrated his 75th birthday this month. Famous for groundbreaking movies like Enter the Dragon and Fist of Fury, Lee was a serious bodybuilder and dedicated to his fitness, with his beliefs on nutrition still proving influential today 42 years after his tragically early death. The ‘Bruce Lee…

How to tailor your self defence class for women

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An increasing number of women are taking steps to feel safer on the streets by learning some basic self defence. Lessons geared specifically towards women are springing up across the country but tailoring these classes can be difficult unless you know exactly what you want to offer your new pupils. Here are a few tips…

Battling humidity – how England’s cricketers can keep the heat at bay in the UAE

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England’s cricketers began their first post-Ashes tour this week knowing not only must they face up to Pakistan’s impressive bowling line up but also deal with the dangers of stifling humidity. The United Arab Emirates, which will host England over the next two months, is notoriously hot at this time of year with temperatures reaching…