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Chilly mornings and long nights can make it hard to stay motivated to keep active over winter.  Even the most dedicated gym junkie can find it difficult to get off the cosy couch and keep moving!  Keeping that exercise going through winter is super important to keep your health and wellness goals on track and keeping away those winter blues.  Here are a few simple tips to winter proof your work out and get you off the couch. Find a workout buddy When exercising soIo, it can be easy to talk yourself out of an exercise session and opt for rugging up with Netflix instead with the all too familiar promise of “I’ll exercise tomorrow instead”.  But if you have...

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5 Ways to Keep it Clean with Good Gym Hygiene

Worried about gym germs? Don’t sweat it, we’ve got you covered. It’s a truth universally acknowledged that your local fitness centre has the potential to become a giant petri dish of bacteria aka a germaphobes worst nightmare. In fact a study commissioned by, a gym equipment comparison website, proved this by putting 27 pieces of equipment at three different gyms under the microscope. The findings scored incredibly high on the “that’s super gross” scale: The free weights had 362 times more germs than an average toilet seat. The treadmills had 74 times more bacteria than a tap in a public bathroom. The exercise bikes had 39 times more bacteria than a tray from a food court. But if we...

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