May 2015 - Simply Play

Nominated for the Swansea Life Awards

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Feeling self-conscious

Many people worry about exercising in front of others and I think it is the responsibility of gym staff to make sure everyone feels welcome and comfortable when working out.

We all have our own capabilities and fitness goals and the only person you

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Exercises for 40’s plus

Well done for making the decision to take control of your fitness. It is never too late to get fit and if you put in the effort you will reap a lot of health benefits as far as your waistlines, blood pressure, cholesterol and energy levels are

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Rowing machine benefits

The rowing machine is one of the best all-round pieces of kit you will find in the gym and using it properly can yield many great results.

Because it requires the use of so many of the major muscle groups it is a good way to raise the heart rate and

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Parents VS Teenager Fitness

This is a situation many parents will recognise and it can be tricky to negotiate.

You are right to approach this with caution, but if you can help her think positively about fitness now, when she is young, you will be giving her a gift that should

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Post Baby Exercise

It is easy to forget mum when a baby comes along and steals all the attention! But the happier and healthier a mother is, the happier the whole family will be.

Take things slowly and be subtle. Why not make a regular date to go out together for a

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Exercise VS Busy Life

You aren’t alone in this problem. One of the biggest obstacles to exercise for many people is time. But if you are able to set aside three lunch breaks a week for vigorous, disciplined exercise you will be well on the way to fitness. 

Since your

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