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‘Real’ men don’t suffer from depression, do they…?

76% of UK suicide cases are men; obviously, ‘real’ men don’t suffer from depression, do they…? When we have a baby there is a lot of advice and thousands of books available showing us how to get their wind up

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SLL – Raising funds for Specialist Gym Equipment

I am a very happy lady at the moment. Not that I’m usually a miserable one but at this particular moment I am elevated to another level. The reason for this is that I love it when a plan comes

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How do we get fitter?

Were you sitting on your sofa the other Sunday chomping on your breakfast in your onesie watching 39,000 people bravely run/ walk / crawl around the streets of London? Did you put your food down for a couple of seconds

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Beer v fitness!!

The Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre is a busy place, there’s always something going on here; lots of physical activity and sports as you would expect, weddings, comedians, singers, the theatre, restaurant and most recently, the Healthy Hub. The other

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I Want Your Body/Money!

It seems that every week a friend or colleague will be running a full or half marathon, a 10k or 5k race, dressed in a tutu or rhino costume (optional!) Some cynical people would even go so far as to say that

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See Less of Our Mayor

Sherma is typical of many people who really want to make a difference to their weight, fitness level and health but don’t really have the guidance and motivation to succeed.

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Body compsition; What are you made of?

Contrary to previous research in Fairy Story Land, it turns out it’s not Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails or Sugar and Spice and All Things Nice, but muscle, fat, bone and water. But what percentage of each of

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Mental Health – It’s all in the name

Next Friday is Mental Health Day. Is there still a stigma surrounding mental health? What is mental health? How can exercise help with mental health issues?  Read on…..

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