Tag Archives: Fitness

Runner’s Knee, Tennis Elbow, Skier’s Thumb?

When it comes to sport and exercise, “No pain, no gain” may be a catchy phrase, but pain can often be the first warning sign of an injury so it’s important to listen to your body.   To be on … Continue reading

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November Newsletter

The November issue of the Bloomsbury Sport newsletter is now available, featuring information on our brand new titles publishing this month. Including The Complete Guide to Circuit Training by Debbie Lawrence and Bob Hope, this is the definitive guide to … Continue reading

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Meet Steve Barrett – author of The Total Gym Ball Workout and The Total Dumbbell Workout.

Steve Barrett is a well-respected fitness industry expert, personal trainer, presenter and leading fitness brand consultant. He has worked in the industry for over 20 years and is the creator of some of the world’s most successful consumer fitness campaigns. … Continue reading

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Pumping Iron

It might look like a cannonball with a handle or a ridiculously heavy metal handbag, but, for those in the know, the kettlebell is an essential piece of fitness equipment. Originating from Russia, kettlebell training is now a global phenomenon … Continue reading

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On your Bike

  2011 has been a great year for long-distance cycling: We’ve had the first Australian winner of the Tour de France, joined by two (Schleck) brothers on the podium (another first); the Manx Missile Mark Cavendish winning the green jersey … Continue reading

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