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Exercise motivation

Ah, exercise. For so many of us, it’s just not our friend. We can’t seem to find the time, the desire, the motivation. There’s always an excuse – I need more sleep, it’s cold, it’s dark, it’s raining, I’ve got more important things to do. But what’s more important than your health? If you want to live a long, happy, healthy life, then making time for a little exercise is smart. Start by making it so easy that you can’t make excuses not to do it. And if you need some motivation, have a look through this selection of advice and ideas.

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Beginner’s breakthrough

It’s never too late to take that first step towards...

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Staying fit in winter

Getting outside to exercise is daunting in the cold and...

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Workplace Well-being

A workplace exercise programme can potentially improve the health and...

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How to start exercising when you don’t like...

Exercise sucks when you’re not in great shape. There’s really...

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Get fit by cycling 28-day program

Do you have an indoor (or outdoor) bike? Dust it...

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3 effective at-home workouts

With gym access varying, due to coronavirus restrictions, people are...

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Ask the experts: Should I eat before my...

Q I have started to go to the gym every...

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Recipe for success: Find what you love

Exercise doesn’t have to be a chore. Fitness expert Sarah...

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Never miss a Monday: Kick-start every week off...

After some online inspiration at the end of last year,...

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6 steps for fitness success

Top tips to keep your health and fitness goals achievable...

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Common exercise problems

Many people get cramps in their calves or feel sick...

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Fitness: Ease back for a rest, but don’t...

Reaching fitness goals is just the beginning of living an...

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Exercise fun? Seriously, yes

Healthy Food Guide fitness expert Sarah Cowley is full of...

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Visual guide to body weight exercises

Simple body weight exercise you can do as part of...

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A little exercise goes a long way for...

Getting old doesn’t necessarily mean becoming weak and frail, as...

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Simple home exercises

Fitness expert Sarah Cowley demonstrates simple resistance training exercises that...

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Beginner's weight-loss exercise plan

If you haven't exercised in a while, or it's the first...

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Take a stair dare

If you don’t have the time or money for a...

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Home workouts just as good as gym

You don’t have to join the gym to live longer,...

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Kettlebell exercises

Fitness expert Sarah Cowley demonstrates how to use the kettlebell...

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Variety is the spice of life

When it comes to exercise, variety is really a good...

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