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How does nutrition impact fitness?

How does nutrition impact fitness? It's a question we hear time and time again. In short, exercise and nutrition go hand-in-hand. You can work out as much as you like, but if your diet isn't up to scratch, you'll be being held back. This doesn't mean opting for a...

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2019 goals – Running, cycling, life and health

Thinking about where I was this time last year, it's mad to think how different my goals are this year. To start with, being what I'd call a non-runner, I never thought I'd be training for a marathon. I'm not there yet, but my running has come on leaps and bounds....

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Marathon training journey – part 3

In my last post, I had just PB'd the Great South Run. It should have been the perfect platform for stepping up a level and ending the year in good running shape. Alas, that was not to be. A few short runs in November, and suddenly my plan to maintain (at a...

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Top tips for cycling at night

In the winter, the days are short and nights are long. If you are a cyclist, that means you are more than likely going to, at some stage, be cycling at night. And you need to be prepared.  Cycling at night is a totally different beast to cycling during the day time....

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Your winter running checklist

If you are thinking about getting into running this year, don't let the cold weather and dark nights put you off. With the right gear and preparation, winter running can be your perfect workout to achieve your goals. Being prepared for the elements makes the running...

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What to wear running in the cold?

Running in the cold is a daunting prospect. But no worries, we've got you covered. Wearing the right clothing for various weather conditions when running is vital. You need to make sure your body temperature is optimal - don't over-dress in the cold as your body will...

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Vivi Stories: Nicola Meighan

‘Vivi Stories’ is a series of inspiring tales, thoughts, tips and tricks from real people. From running marathons to cycling 500 miles across Europe, find out what drives people to get fit and what experiences have been the best. Here, we ask our very own Nicola...

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Fitness goals: why are they important?

Whether you are an amateur or a professional, having fitness goals and targets to aim towards when exercising is vital. For anyone looking to get fit or lead a healthier lifestyle the first thing I would advise would be to set themselves a goal or a target and work...

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