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Hooping: a great toning abdominal workout

11 years ago I went to Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert. There I saw some mesmerizing apparitions with hoops, and I was transfixed. I returned to UK to finish my degree at Edinburgh and couldn't stop thinking about hooping. As soon as I finished my exams a year later I went and bought a hoop from a pound shop, skipped to my local park and gave it a spin.

The Vitl Nutrition Team / 29 Apr 2016

Marathon runners: how to execute carb-loading

​ If you are planning on doing a marathon or endurance event this summer, no doubt you have heard of carb loading. Many an amateur distance runner ...

Libby Limon BSc NT mBANT / 19 Apr 2016

Running with Back Pain - 5 Top Tips to combat it

Niggles when you’re running? Chiropractor Owain Evans is here with his 5 top tips to help manage, reduce and prevent the pain. ...

Owain Evans / 6 Apr 2016

The functional fitness revolution

​Why you should ditch the gym in 2016 and reconnect with functional fitness ...

James Flynn / 9 Jan 2016

5 important qualities of a good yoga teacher

When it comes to yoga teachers there will never be a one-size-fits-all. ...

Lucy Victoria Jackson / 23 Nov 2015

High perfromance wear: why you should make the switch

Still wearing your favourite cotton sweats to work out in? We’re all for being comfortable when you’re sweating, but here are a few reasons why you sh ...

The Sports Edit / 3 Nov 2015