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Best Weighted Hula Hoop Exercises for Weight Loss & Toned Muscles

If you’re looking to lose belly fat and tone up your abs, hula hooping may be the perfect exercise for you. We often associate hula hooping as a child’s activity, but its actually an incredibly effective form of exercise whatever your age – targeting your core muscles to help develop strong, toned abs. Twirling the …

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Best Balance Training Equipment for Improving Balance and Stability

Improving balance is fundamental for living a healthy and active life as we get older. In younger years, balance is something we often take for granted, but as we age, we can often lose our natural balance and stability. This increases the risk of falls as well as demotivating people to participate in sports or …

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Regain Flexibility Over 50 With These 3 Daily Stretches

Although flexibility is likely to decline with age, there are lots of exercises and stretches you can do to combat this natural process. By following a dedicated flexibility training programme, anyone can maintain high levels of flexibility and feel supple and energised. As the title suggests, by the time we reach 50, many of us …

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Best Flexibility Equipment for Tight Muscles

Improving flexibility should be on everyone’s wish list. From beginners and those trying to regain flexibility, to elite athletes and everyone in between, improving flexibility helps reduce the risk of injury, improve range of motion and correct bad posture. Better flexibility means better movement and better movement means getting more out of life. From exercise …

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7 Balance Board Exercises for Total Body Conditioning

Balance boards provide the perfect platform for improving balance and stability, as well as all-round fitness conditioning. For any over 50s looking to get fitter, balance boards are a great place to start. Your core, back, and legs will all be engaged during balance board exercises, not only developing better balance but also enhancing any …

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6 Balance Pad Exercises For Better Balance and Stability

Balance is a core pillar of overall fitness. Although flat abs, toned glutes or a muscular upper body may often be perceived as what “fitness” looks like in today’s society, skills such as balance (along with flexibility) are actually highly under-rated and incredibly important to support lifelong fitness. Although it may not be the most …

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3 Day Flexibility Challenge for Sore Muscles and Joints

If you’re looking to improve your flexibility, what better way to get started than with a challenge! Flexibility is so important, particularly as we age. Actively doing stretches, yoga and other flexibility training will ensure you don’t feel limited by poor flexibility. This challenge can be completed in isolation or alongside your regular fitness routines. …

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[Workout] Best Flexibility Exercises To Combat Stiff Muscles and Joints

Struggling to touch your toes? Muscles feeling tight? This can be a sign of a lack of flexibility, which can limit mobility and our enjoyment to move and be active. Flexibility isn’t just something some of us are born with and others not. Far from it. It’s something that can be trained and improved. It’s …

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Best Calisthenics Equipment to Unlock Your Primal Strength

Calisthenics are exercises that focus on using your own body weight, balance and functional movements to get fit and strong. They are designed to increase strength as well as agility, flexibility and overall primal fitness. They help support the primal human movements and help develop fitness in a way that is optimized for the human …

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[Video] 16 Resistance Band Exercises for Toned Glutes and Legs

Resistance bands are one of our favourite pieces of training equipment here at Fitness Drum. They help improve strength, flexibility and functional fitness. They are also relatively cheap, incredibly versatile and pack a punch when it comes to delivering effective workouts. Resistance bands come in lots of sizes (strengths) so whatever your fitness level and …

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