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Suffolk Walking Festival 2018

The 2018 Suffolk Walking Festival kicks off in May and with over 120 walks and events this year’s festival promises to be the biggest and most ambitious festival to date. The Walking Festival spans the whole county and with walks of different lengths and different themes there is bound to be something to excite you.

Run club welcomes runners of all levels

Rushmere Community Runners is an active growing group of mixed ability runners formed in 2017 after the closure of the Sweatshop Running Community, with the backing and support of Coes of Ipswich. They meet on a Tuesday and Thursday night at Ipswich School Sports Centre in Rushmere, and currently have upwards of 90 people attending

Fitness: Is the spirit of the Olympics lost?

For many of us, this years Olympics will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to see the games in our own country. However, I fear the true spirit of the Olympics is somewhat diminishing. I for one, always thought the games were an event for “the people” a celebration of sporting achievement for everyone

Fitness: Creatine Monohydrate

Anyone using sports supplements will probably have heard of a nitrogenous organic acid, called Creatine Monohydrate. Creatine has the ability to make you stronger, or more precisely, it breaks down into Adenosine Triphosphate, giving your muscles more energy to draw on in times of intense demand. This obviously makes creatine of interest to both professional

Fitness: The study of Sports Nutrition

Sports nutrition, its usage and effects on the human, is something I’ve studied for many years. There is however only so far one can go with the theory, so I always enjoy the opportunity to put experience and ideas to the test. A great chance to do this materialised early in October 2011, when I

Fitness: Secrets of Successful Bodybuilding

Successful bodybuilding, or any form of body transformation, is often a combination of factors. The more factors you string together, the easier it is to achieve the desired result. Just turning up at the gym and throwing a few weights around will only get you so far. Once you have made the decision to start

Fitness: Cycling a great way to keep fit

For anyone who wants to stay fit and healthy without daily trips to the gym, it doesn’t get much better than cycling. There are so many great places to ride, many of them within easy reach, and this time of year is perfect for getting out there and having a tug on the handlebars. One

Fitness: Power-lifting

I have been lucky enough to work with some great athletes over the years, including two very successful Powerlifters; husband and wife team Ann and Neil Thomas, who in February of this year, invited me to the British Drug Free Powerlifting Championships held at Rock Barracks just outside Woodbridge. For those that don’t know much

Fitness: Alternative to the Gym

Some of you may be thinking about investing in some home fitness equipment as an alternative to paying gym memberships. There are some real benefits to home training, but it is essential to buy the right products. So here are a few guidelines to help ensure you get the equipment that’s right for you. The

Weight loss and fitness

The weight loss market both in the UK and America is huge. There are many companies and so called experts, all eager to sell you the latest diet products or ideas. These range from slimming tablets, diet clubs, the latest fat busting strap on device, or the discovery of a new diet secret from some

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