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Why you need to do more than strength training

Strength training is key in maintaining a healthy, functional body, but not enough on its own. Here’s why you should balance strength with space in the body.

November 28, 2018
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The core of a fast and strong runner

Core stability is the most important component for any movement, including running. Here are three balance-specific exercises to strengthen your core.

November 8, 2018
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Hips don’t lie | Strengthen your hips for running

Personal trainer Lucy Young (with firsthand experience of hip surgery) explains why you should stop focusing only on your feet and how you can start strengthening your hips.

May 29, 2018
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A site for sore lies | Looking for muscle soreness in all the wrong places

Does muscle soreness really mean what we think it does, or are we looking for soreness in all the wrong places?

May 4, 2018
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5 strength training exercises to supercharge your running

If you want to run long, fast, and strong, you need to do more than just run. Ready to supercharge your legs with strength?

April 3, 2018
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How to run better | 5 + 2 exercises to build strength and speed

Here’s how you can fine-tune your training and advance from beginner to intermediate runner.

February 15, 2018
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3 reasons to add kettlebell training to your workout routine

One of the absolute benefits of kettlebell training is that you get more bang for your buck. Find out more about why kettlebell training is good for your body and wallet.

January 30, 2018
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Why do I lift weights? | Eight Polar Ambassadors share their answer

To some, the free weight section of the gym is intimidating. To others, it’s home. Here’s why eight Polar ambassadors love lifting heavy and getting strong.

October 11, 2017
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Toned arms with five easy exercises

Want to know how to achieve toned arms? Moses Bentley shares his favourite exercises to tone and sculpt your arms. Grab some dumbbells and let’s get started.

June 2, 2017

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