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Exercise: a treat, not a chore

Sometimes, we tend to see a lot of things that are bad for us as “treats”: things like chocolate, crisps, takeaways, lazy afternoons slumped on the sofa. I know I’m a bit prone to doing this too, but after an email from one of The Office Diet’s readers, I’m trying to rethink my attitude! Why […]

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Struggling with your workout? Find out why …

Have you ever had a day when your workout just seemed tougher than usual? Maybe your ten minute warm-up stint on the exercise bike had you feeling worn out, or you couldn’t manage as many reps as usual on the weights. Before you start blaming yourself for being “lazy”, here’s some factors you might want […]

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Motivational exercise quotes

Let’s face it, the most enthusiastic of us will occasionally have days when our planned jog, workout or aerobics class just doesn’t appeal. Sometimes, we need a bit of a motivation boost – and one of my favourite ways to get that is to turn to some of these great exercise quotes. If your fitness […]

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Five reasons to walk more

A year or two ago, everyone was talking about the “10,000 steps a day” target – walking 10,000 steps each day (about five miles) is supposed to be great for your health. But it’s easy to wonder whether walking’s really worth it – after all, the latest government exercise guidelines recommend that we do “Thirty […]

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