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Do enough for health, do more for enjoyment. Throughout history we have needed to move to find food and water, build shelter, avoid danger, and for pure enjoyment. Our approach is called MARS: Movement, Aerobic, Resistance, Stance – and works equally well for those just starting out right up to professional athletes.
People enjoy aerobic activity for all sorts of reasons. Immediate benefits include: improving our mood and mental health, socialising, enjoying a sport, and enjoying outdoor space and nature. But when done correctly, it also plays a crucial role in our longevity and builds a fitness foundation to keep us moving in our older years.
While much of our advice on aerobic and resistance training complements the NHS exercise guideline for adults, we m...READ MORE
A study that looks at how aerobic exercise can reduce the likelihood of suffering from chronic illness.
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Research from the American Heart Association, demonstrating the importance of aerobic and cardiovascular exercise
Being in the seated, reclined, or lying position whilst expending little energy for long periods whilst awake, is known as being sedentary. Sedentary behaviour is an independent risk factor for poor metabolic health, increasing our risk of conditions related to poor metabolic health such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers.
Moving more doesn’t need to involve an exercise class or anything complicated: simply move your body in some way fo...READ MORE
This excellent piece of research looks at the effects on body weight and the risk of obesity of sedentary lifestyl...READ MORE
We hear a lot about how many steps we should do each day. Here is an excellent piece of research on the subject.
A piece of excellent research analysing the importance of an active lifestyle and its connection to preventing and...READ MORE
Resistance activity involves challenging our big muscles so they adapt and grow. One or two bouts of resistance activity a week is enough to achieve significant gains and long-term health benefits. And it is not an activity just for the young: infact, as muscles help support our joints and bones and help prevent falls and injures, we feel it’s essential for all ages.
While we genuinely believe that 80% of our health is shaped in the kitchen and only 10% in the gym (with the other ...READ MORE
Research that considers whether resistance exercise is as powerful as aerobic exercise in preventing chronic disea...READ MORE
Our stance plays an important role in our functional ability, which is our ability to move and perform tasks throughout our day. Posture is important for our musculoskeletal system to help prevent or reduce aches and pains. Balance, co-ordination, and flexibility can improve our quality of life and support in maintaining our functional movement ability.
Our stance plays an important role in our functional ability, which is our ability to move and perform tasks throug...READ MORE
Our distant ancestors didn’t wear high heels or platform shoes. When they needed an elevation to view their prey, t...READ MORE
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Explore what is the right MARS (Movement Aerobics Resistance and Stance) for you. Dive into a world of better fitness curated by our team: Olympic Gold Medallist James Cracknell, International Footballer Christian Daily, Personal Trainer Charlie Babb and Health Author Steve Bennett.
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