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Join the movement: The World United 5K

Are you new to running and looking to add excitement to your fitness routine? Or maybe you’re an experienced runner searching for a new challenge? Virtual running challenges can keep you motivated and help you achieve your fitness goals. The Rise of Virtual Running Challenges In recent years, virtual running challenges have gained popularity, and …

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Wild Swimming in York

I like to challenge myself by stepping out of my comfort zone now and then. Last weekend, I did just that by going wild swimming for the first time. This might not seem like a big deal to some, but it was for me. I’m used to swimming in pools – I’m not even comfortable …

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Exercise pill vs traditional exercise: Why there’s no substitute for the real thing

Recent reports suggest a new drug aims to mimic exercise benefits. Exercise mimetics could make physical activity more accessible, especially for those with time constraints or medical conditions. These drugs target specific pathways or processes associated with exercise, offering tailored solutions for health conditions like muscle wasting or metabolic disorders. While the concept of an …

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The benefits of joining a running club

Running is a great way to stay active, but it can often feel lonely when you’re running alone every week. If your friends aren’t into running, it can be difficult to find a running partner. That’s where running clubs come in! Some people may feel intimidated by the idea of joining a running club. You …

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Fitting marathon training into a busy life

Spring marathon training is well underway – and with the big mileage looming you may be wondering how on earth you fit it all in!  Balancing work, family, social commitments, and personal well-being leaves little room for lengthy training sessions. However, with strategic planning and dedication, fitting marathon training into a busy life is possible. …