Books, Fitness News

Fitness experts cut to the core to target the centre of power

Core ExerciseWhether it is running, swimming, weight lifting or aerobics, fitness experts say the centre of all exercise routines is the core – the abdominal, back and muscles around the pelvis – which is the seat of stability, strength and power.

Adding in exercise routines to strengthen the core can help the athlete run faster, the basketball player jump higher and the everyday exerciser do routine tasks from loading the car to cleaning the bath more easily.

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104 games and activities designed for small groups

This book offers 104 games and activities that are specifically designed for small groups.

Photographs, illustrations and easy-to-use components help make the games simple to teach and modify them to be applied to different sports.

Whether a parent looking for a useful PE book for homeschooling, a teacher looking to supplement an existing physical education, recreational or after-school programme, this book fits the bill perfectly.

Normal Price: £16.99 I €22.10
HK Rewards Members’ Price: £13.59 I €17.68

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Fitness industry angered by controversial claims

Dr Michael MosleyHealth and fitness industry figureheads have rebuffed the sensational health claims by 5:2 diet advocate and author Dr Michael Mosley’s appearance on the UK TV show, This Morning.

A section of the show was trailed as “busting medical myths,” in which Mosley made a series of assertions about the inefficacy of gyms and exercise in helping to lose weight and increase physical fitness.

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Using dance to teach mathematics and science

Children love to learn on the move and are natural kinesthetic learners.

Dance Integration for Teaching Science and Mathematics will help them do just that as they learn concepts and content in dance, mathematics and science.

The book contains 38 lesson plans that bring mathematics and science to life for primary school children as they are are guided through creative practices that integrate mathematics and science content with movement.

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National Fitness Day

National Fitness Day logoNational Fitness Day
26th. September 2014

ukactive will be running National Fitness Day, on Friday 26th September, an event that is set to become the UK’s biggest celebration of physical activity.

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