Crucial for lifting, carrying, even cleaning our teeth and dressing – the shoulder and upper back are important but often neglected parts of our body. Read our top tips for healthy, happy shoulders. If you think about your exercise routine – unless you are a serious body builder – it is quite likely that your legs and core seem to get all the attention. Our focus is so often upon toning muscles in the lower part of the body and using exercises that centre around leg movement
We talk a lot about all the different training methods and new ideas as they come into the mainstream, but there is one exercise activity that never goes out of fashion – running. Whether it is running on the treadmill, tramping around the streets of Essex or the trails of Hainault Forest Country Park – running is an exercise that appeals to a whole variety of people. “Out on the roads, there is fitness and self discovery and the person we are destined to be.” George Sheehan.