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USA Pro Spring/Summer 2015

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There’s even less chance that the gym will look appealing when you’re dragging yourself there in tatty leggings and that worn out hoody. When it comes to workout clothing, USA Pro’s SS15 collection comes in as the next dose of motivation for upping your fitness game. With three limited edition prints to kick-start your new regime in style, USA Pro’s latest collection is set to drive your workout kit straight into spring/summer!

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New Year, New You: 10 Fitness Quotes To Keep You On The Treadmill

thumbnailAfter several weeks of slogging away on the treadmill, the rigours of day-to-day life kick in and before you know it you’re back to your old habits (which inevitably result in an avoidance of the gym). To make sure you don’t fall into the above group, it’s time to read on. We’ve compiled ten inspirational quotes to get you on your way, and allow you to dodge demotivation before it’s too late.

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17 Reasons Why You Hate Keeping Fit

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“No pain, no gain” is one of the biggest clichés in the world, but unfortunately it’s completely true. This also happens to mean that a lot of us hate to exercise, although there are particular grievances that are more common than others. To find out exactly what prevents the nation from exercising, we asked seventeen different fitness bloggers exactly what they hate most about keeping fit. Some of the answers are interesting to say the least...

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How Do Base Layers Improve Performance?

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Many people will have heard of base layers as a type of gym and fitness clothing, and others will have used them before. But what exactly do they do and just how do they improve your performance? Below we have answered a few questions to explain the basics of base layers. This will help you decide if wearing base layers will aid your own performance and exactly how it will do so.
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Child Obesity in the UK

thumbnailChild obesity is an ever growing problem within the UK. High percentages of both young children and adolescence are being recorded as overweight or obese in recent years. Lack of physical activity and bad diets are key factors contributing to the worrying numbers of obese youngsters. SportsDirect.com is taking a look at some of the facts and figures surrounding this issue and here you will find invaluable advice to helping your children stay fit and healthy. [More]

5 Not-So-Obvious Reasons To Take Your Fitness Regime Seriously

thumbnailWhen anyone talks about fitness, there’s a very good chance that the subject of a “beach body” or “looking good” is going to follow a sentence or two later. For most people, the aesthetic results of fitness training are the primary motivation for undertaking it. However, in reality there are plenty more, with some of them being much less obvious than others. Here, we’ll take a look at five of the less publicised reasons for hitting the gym and breaking a sweat this summer.

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