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22/08/2014
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Nordic Walking
10:30 - 12:00
Walking class only £3.00 (contact Linda for details 07557 334155)
 
Albany Dance Academy
17:30 - 20:00
 
Tokon Shotokan Karate Academy
18:00 - 19:00
 
Casual Badminton
19:00 - 22:00
a perfect time for exercise with some friends before you go out and start the weekend celebrations!!! bookable by telephone.
 
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Daily Guide - Tuesday


Mon   Tue    Wed   Thur   Fri   Sat   Sun  
 
Junior Fitness Session 
Supervised Gym Session for Juniors
16:00 - 17:00
Cardiac Rehab Phase 4 Classes 
Rushmoor Healthy Living Class - pre booking essential please call 01252 362660
17:30 - 19:00
Casual Badminton  18:00 - 22:00
James Montgomery Dance Instruction  18:00 - 22:00
Fusion Dance Academy 
Remain Nameless Rehearsal
18:00 - 22:00
Irish Dancing  19:00 - 21:30
Pilates Yoga Flow 
Instructor Emma Curley
20:00 - 21:00
Parkside Badminton Club  20:00 - 22:00
 
 
     

Good for you snacks - Popcorn

Craving for a healthy snack on a night in? How about popcorn? A standard three-cup serving of air-popped popcorn contains just 93 calories and less than 1.5 grams of fat. These low-calories snacks are considered whole grains, which have some valuable antioxidants not found in fruits and vegetables. They also contain B vitamins, vitamin E, magnesium and fibre. Try to choose the plain version if possible and avoid the "buttery" or "caramel" microwave popcorn that may be loaded with calories, sugar and fats.

The Power Half Hour

Only have 30 minutes for the gym? Make the most of it.

Trying to squeeze in a workout during your lunch break can be tough. But you can get an intense workout in just 30 minutes. The key? Keep your game-plan flexible.

START WITH THE RIGHT MACHINE
Any (and all) of them will do. "You need to do what's known as an indoor fartlek,". Rotating among the equipment with no rest periods keeps your body challenged and your interest high. You don't have enough time to get bored.

TAKE FIVE
Spend five minutes each on the bike, the cross-trainer, the treadmill, and the rower (or any four pieces of cardio equipment). The particular order doesn't matter, start with your least favourite apparatus. "You'll be at your freshest, and there's something invigorating about having tackled something you hate".

WORK UP A SWEAT
Do a two-minute warm-up on the first machine, then your first five-minute set. The intensity will depend on your own fitness level, using a scale: If 10 is the absolute hardest you can work, aim for a 7 or 8. Then jump to another available apparatus for a full five minutes, then another. On your fourth and final machine, perform your full, intense 5 minutes, then a 2- to 3-minute cool down.

HAVE A PLAN B
Don't let a crowded gym wreck your workout. "Come prepared for occupied equipment". Your best bet is to source a skipping rope. That way, if the apparatus you had your eye on is being used, you can spend the next five minutes skipping. "Most gyms will have some open space that you can use, and a skipping rope is a great calorie burner."
   
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