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Fitness Gifts - Ideas & Inspiration

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Fitness Gifts - Ideas & Inspiration

Finding the right gifts for friends and loved ones can be difficult. You want to give a gift that they will want and actually use. But where to start? Whether you are shopping for a fitness newbie, gym junkie or fitness fanatic then FitGifts has you covered. FitGifts will package up your selections in a gift box ready to be delivered to your recipient and the best part is, you don’t have to leave home. Make your choices online and have the gift box delivered. You can choose from one of our pre-selected gift boxes or you can customise the...

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5 Unexpected Things That Happen To The Body During Exercise

5 Unexpected Things That Happen To The Body During Exercise

The body is an incredible asset that we all have, even if it does work a little differently for each of us. Sometimes it’s an efficient machine and other times it feels like a freaky train wreck. Starting out with any new exercise can take getting used to, especially when unexpected things happen to derail us. While they might seem a little taboo, it is ok to talk about the weird and wacky side effects of exercise. **When we talk about “intensive” or “hard cardio”, that is in relation to the exertion level on your body, which will have different...

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4 Delicious Healthy Recipes To Boost Your Workouts

4 Delicious Healthy Recipes To Boost Your Workouts

If you’re going to put in the effort for kick-ass workouts, then you might as well fuel them the right way. Keeping your meals lean, balanced and healthy will assist long term with your overall fitness goals; but knowing what to eat and when can feel like a bit of a minefield at times though. You need to fuel up with good carbs to provide energy prior to exercise – fruits, wholegrains, Greek yoghurt, nuts; and replenish the muscles with protein afterwards – eggs, veggies, lean meats. Let’s start the day off with a juicy Green Goddess concoction from Maddie...

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Is the key to a more motivating and efficient fitness plan really having a day off?

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Is the key to a more motivating and efficient fitness plan really having a day off?

The world’s top coaches and trainers will agree that the optimum training schedule in virtually any sport is a balance of work + rest. Both elements need to be incorporated into your fitness plan when wanting to stay motivated and increase efficiency of time and energy. Even the Olympians fresh back from Rio have a few days off planned in their diaries. If rest works for them, then it can work for you too. When we start out developing a fitness plan it’s all about finding those blocks of time in between our regular workload and family commitments to actually...

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5 Things You Don't Know About Your Fitbit

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5 Things You Don't Know About Your Fitbit

So you’ve got this techie-thing out of the box, on your wrist, and you’ve been out for a run or six. The Fitbit Flex, Charge & Blaze are fantastic at monitoring steps and telling you how much you’ve been sleeping, plus it looks super sleek and tells the time, but what else are they capable of? Here’s 5 lesser known treats that it will help you with: It can monitor the temperature of your water This is more than just manually entering your intake per glass. Thermos® have created a Hydration Bottle with Smart Lid that, through the integration of...

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