Need to know fitness trends

Every year there’s new fitness trends or diets announced that are guaranteed to help us achieve our dream bodies, and whilst those beach days may be a little way off yet, keeping healthy all year round is far better for us and can help us to feel a lot better both physically and mentally.Of course, we know it’s a case of moving more and eating a balanced diet, but these fitness trends will help to keep you in shape in 2016 and beyond.Clean EatingClean eating is still big news and a trend that doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime…

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The best running routes near central Leeds

Running on a treadmill at the gym while staring mindlessly at the same machine can be tedious and demotivating. Exercising shouldn’t have to be a burden or a chore. Instead it should be a chance for you to push yourself, feel invigorated, explore more places and free your mind as well as your body.Running is a proven method of stress release, as well as a fantastic way to stay healthy and keep fit. Here’s a few pretty running routes near the centre of Leeds which can help banish the boredom of the gym and motivate you to experience the great…

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Get fit this January with pole fitness

Whilst a lot of fun, the Christmas and New Year break can be tough on our bodies and terrible for our fitness regimes. If you’ve started the New Year with some solid resolutions to get fit, then how about giving pole fitness a go? It’s increasingly popular and there are currently more than 30 universities with pole fitness societies around the country. Why pole fitness?Pole fitness has got to be one of the most fun ways to exercise, lose weight, tone up and even increase your confidence. During a workout you use every part of your body, strengthening your muscles by…

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Five reasons you should head to The Student Hub this Thursday and Friday

Freshers’ Week is finally upon us!! Whether you’re new to Leeds or returning after a much deserved summer off, there’s no better place to be this Thursday (24th) and Friday (25th) than The Student Hub at The Light (shopping centre on The Headrow). Here’s the reasons whys… 1 – Free stuff!!The Student Hub will include an exclusive Tweet Shop where you’ll be able to get a whole host of freebies – food, drink and goodies – just by sending a tweet from the Tweet Shop menu. With Bagel Nash bagels, Barburrito burritos and Starbucks coffee available, plus much, much more….

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Did someone say healthy pizza?

So, it’s that time of the year again – the rush before the Christmas. The next couple of weeks can mean different things to everyone. It can mean the determination to shed some extra pounds before the Christmas party season, the panic of university deadlines and long all-nighters in the library, or even just the stress of getting ready for the New Year ahead. In the midst of this busy time period, I wanted to share a few of my health and fitness favourites I’ve been loving recently and which have helped with all of the above! Vita Coco Cafe…

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