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EXERCISE FOCUS

Exercise of the week – Side Lift – Maintain a strong core, rib cage alignment.  This Exercise is excellent for general fitness programmes or sporting activities, like golf, tennis, running or cycling, which involve movements such as rotating the spine.

 

 

 

WALKING & FITNESS CHALLENGES

NEW:  Preparing for your Summer/Autumn Adventure Challenge 2019

Click below and watch a short video of one of our suggested most popular walking routes, Camino de Santiago, Northern Spain.

 

Whether you wish to train for a marathon, just get fitter or wish to take part in a challenge, this could be fitness/historical or cultural.

Fitness Excel provides:
* Tailored group and walking sessions designed for your challenge.

*Fitness classes, Mindfulness, Pilates and yoga which will compliment your training programme.

*Goal setting – An individual tailored plan to help set fitness goals and targets

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

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