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Fit For Anything Client Focus: Caroline Isaacs

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Fit For Anything Client Focus: Caroline Isaacs

Fit For Anything has a broad client base - from those who are new to exercise to those with more advanced training needs. Clients visit Roel Jansen for many reasons: strength, fitness, endurance and body shaping.  Client Caroline Isaacs fills us in on her experience with Fit For Anything.

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Top Tips for Overcoming Disappointment    

Life could be described as being something of a rollercoaster. There are ups and there are downs. This is to be expected. The same is true of your fitness journey and so if you want to succeed long term you need to learn to overcome disappointment when it occurs and forge on. These top tips will help with that.

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3 Most Common Running-Related Injury Issues

It’s only to be expected that when you run regularly, that you are going to end up with some strains, pulls or even more complex body injuries and conditions. The first step to avoid these, particularly the most commonly seen problems is to recognise them, know how to avoid them and recover should they occur.

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Building Endurance and Stamina

It is no wonder that people are looking to boost their endurance and stamina. With the barrage of obstacle course races, triathlons and extreme running events popping up across the country and around the world, encompassing short sprints and Herculean distances alike, these two traits are key. 

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Triathlon Tips for Beginners

A triathlon can be a fantastic event to train for and to take part in. Some of my favourites in the past have been the Race to the Stones/King/Tower events. With preparation and a willingness to really focus there’s no reason why someone who already has a reasonable level of fitness (and who can both swim and ride a bike proficiently) can’t do really well and most of all enjoy taking part in a triathlon.

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Blood Oxygen Levels and Exercise

When you are committed to becoming fitter and healthier you need to educate yourself on several things, for example, your diet, best ways to exercise, how to avoid injury and top tips for recovery. Not the first thing to come to mind, being aware of your blood oxygen levels during exercise is also extremely important.

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There's No Such Word as Can't

You might be surprised by the many reasons people come up with for not working out, not being able to exercise, to commit to a healthier lifestyle. This post is about helping people recognise barriers (physical and mental) and push past them. In short, there’s no reason why you cannot exercise.

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Building a Positive Mindset with Exercise

There have been many studies over the years regarding exercise and specifically how being more active may have a positive effect on your mood and your mental health. This is a huge topic however; the general consensus is that exercise can help you achieve a more positive mindset.

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Do We Need Rest Days?

When putting together a programme of training for an individual, rest days are often included. Have you ever wondered why they are important?

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The Benefits of Working Out with Other People

When you see people working out in magazines or on Instagram you quite often see people training alone, earphones in, eyes ahead, their face full of determination. Working alone has many benefits (certainly more than no working out at all) however working with a fitness buddy or a group offers more.

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Short and Snappy Workouts

High-Intensity Interval Training (or HIIT to its friends) can help you achieve a great number of goals and thanks to research we now know that for many, short bursts of training such as HIIT can be the very best thing for long-term and short-term goals.

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