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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 it’s essentially the same today as it was back then. Apart from equipment used, that is. Instead of fighting with bare fists, boxers now wear gloves and very often a head guard. The training regimes and nutrition…

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…

Top tips for PTs: motivating disillusioned clients

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Once the New Year is a distant memory, it often becomes harder for PTs’ 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.…

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. For many keen sportsmen and women, they have become a regular part of their supplemental regime. But there’s a big difference in the quality of protein bars in the marketplace. The popularity of protein bars is hardly surprising when you consider that…

Six of the most common American football injuries

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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…

How personal trainers can deal with the January influx

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The month of January is a time when gyms across the land will be packed with newcomers desperate to make a positive change to their lifestyle. While this tends to annoy the regular gym goers, gyms and personal trainers (PTs) know it’s a great opportunity and one that shouldn’t be wasted. At Insure4Sport, we speak…