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7 reasons why GPs are prescribing parkrun

Health journalist Rosalind Ryan finds out why parkrun could be as powerful for our health and wellbeing as medicine parkrun has grown from a 5k timed-trial in Bushy Park in 2004 with 13 friends to a global phenomenon with 1.7 million parkrunners. Why do so many people show up every Saturday? Well, breakthrough new research has…

8 reasons you’re not seeing results in the gym

You’ve been hitting the gym but you’re not seeing results. Sound familiar? You’re not alone, says Virgin Active personal trainer Emily Cole. Here, she explains 8 reasons why your workout might not be cutting it and how to fix it today Nothing is more disheartening than spending months working towards a fitness goal and failing…