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A Beginner’s Guide to Tai Chi (And Our Favourite Movements to Get Started)

As a low impact exercise exerting little pressure on bones and joints, Tai Chi is a great exercise regime for anyone – regardless of age, ability or fitness levels. Tai Chi originated in 13th century China where it was developed as a martial art. Indeed, it is still practised as such. For today, however, we …

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9 Underrated Mobility Exercises That Are Beginner Friendly

All sorts of good things can come to us as we grow older, including a taste for the “finer things” in life, whatever our personal predilection may be. But when our pleasures become primarily sedentary – fine dining, choice wine, spa retreats, relaxing holidays in the sun – our fitness levels and general mobility can …

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6 Exercises You Can Do Today That Will Improve Your Coordination and Balance

Coordination training is a great way to improve overall fitness and enable us to feel in control of our bodies. Coordination refers to when all our body parts and senses are working together to produce movements that are smooth and coordinated. This in turn enables us to live our lives to the full, decreases the …

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This is Why We Love Hindu Squats for Improving Functional Fitness

You may not have heard of the Hindu squat (also sometimes referred to as the Indian squat) but this adaptation to the regular body squat is a great alternative to building strength, functional movement and stability. The Hindu squat is a bodyweight exercise that doesn’t require any equipment or machinery. This means it can be …

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This is a Must Try At-Home Full Body HIIT Workout for Over 50’s (Beginner Friendly)

HIIT, high intensity interval training, is a great option for over 50’s looking to get fit and healthy. These exercise routines often only last 15-20 minutes but pack a punch in terms of health benefits. As we age, maintaining lean muscle becomes harder. Lean muscle is crucial for living an active lifestyle and keeping fit …

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Personal Training Equipment (Best At-Home & Studio Kit List)

We often get asked what type of equipment is required for personal training and fitness coaching. So, we decided to put the question to the coaches here at fitness drum to list out their top pieces of personal training equipment. These recommendations are designed to help you understand what type of products and fitness equipment …

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8 Things Over 50’s Should Know About CrossFit Before Starting

We love CrossFit here at fitness drum. The workouts are effective, the community is supportive, and it makes fitness fun and engaging. If you’re new to CrossFit or functional training, catch up on our top CrossFit workouts for beginners. And if you think CrossFit is just for the younger generation and for semi-professional athletes, you’re …

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