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To stretch or not to stretch?

Recommendations change from year to year and from expert to expert. For as long as we can remember everyone has advised that stretching before exercise is the key to avoiding injury. But now opinions (and scientific fact) appear to be changing.

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The First Furlong

Having been a Personal Trainer for the last 6 months, I wanted to share a number of things I’ve learnt, in the hope that if you are another Personal Trainer reading this, you’ll know that you are not alone in how you are feeling!

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Bear Fitness At Home Workout

The weather has taken a turn for the worse this week, but if you can’t quite face leaving the front door and making your way to the gym, a simple at home body weight workout is more than enough! Try the below for a 20 - 30 minute workout.

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Running Out Of Excuses

​I’m too tired, I am too busy, I’ll go later, all excuses I used before either eventually convincing myself to move out of the front door or just throw the towel in completely. Running - it’s a love hate relationship

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Great British Sport

​It seems our TVs have become a constant rerun of extremely similar shows, if not in content then definitely in format. From The X Factor; Strictly Come Dancing to The Apprentice - and coming soon there's even going to be a pottery-off starting on BBC2!

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Walk This Way..

​Walking is such a simple way of getting from A to B, you can always rely on yourself to be able to walk. But why do we not see it as a viable use of our time? Is it time that you added some 'oomph' to your walking?

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#allgirlscan

It’s Women in Sport week! Although this is something we think should be celebrated 365 days a year (and not just for 7 days) it’s nonetheless still a great opportunity to highlight the amazing success stories of many women out there.

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The Bear Interview

We thought you might like to know a little more about the team, as well as hearing all about the latest health and fitness developments and trends. Let's kick-start with an interview with Owner of and Personal Trainer at BEAR Fitness, Sarah Ryder

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