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Boxing equipment essentials: 8 key items for your kit bag

Boxing might be one of the world’s oldest sports, having been an Olympic sport since 688 B.C, but when it comes to equipment used, much has changed. Instead of fighting with bare fists, boxers now wear gloves and very often a head guard. The training regimes and nutrition plans of top boxers have evolved significantly…

Personal trainer statistics: 8 of the best – infographic

Tracy Anderson is one of the world’s top personal trainers, but how much is sitting in her bank account? Four-fifths of office workers say they get stressed at work, but how relaxed are fitness instructors in comparison? Want to know why there’s never been a better time to become a personal trainer? If you’re looking…

Personal trainers, here are three key motivation techniques for disillusioned clients

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Now that 2016 is well under way, it often becomes harder for your clients to stick to their regimes. The New Year’s good intentions start to fall away and you may see your client’s motivation start to slip – especially if they are not getting the results they want as quickly as they’d hoped. Here…

The best protein bars in the UK – five to try

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Protein bars have become the supplement of choice for all kinds of athletes from bodybuilders to footballers and for many keen sportsmen and women they have become a regular part of their supplemental regime. It’s hardly surprising when you consider that protein is essential for muscle building, fat loss and workout recovery and of course…

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…