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Get Fell Running Fit – Infographic

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Get Fell Running Fit - Infographic

In the 19th century shepherds needed to have the ability to navigate hills of various gradients in all weathers.

They needed to be sure footed and reach places quickly in order to look after their flocks. Events where the shepherds raced against each other, was soon created and the sport of fell running began.

Racing and running off-road where the gradients vary is the major component of the sport. The Lake District is the ideal terrain, with plenty of routes for novices, intermediate and experienced fell runners.

You may have an inkling of the sport, or maybe you’ve heard it referred to as mountain running and would like to try fell running in the Lake District for yourself. It’s a fabulous way to get fit and enjoy the great outdoors in an area of outstanding natural beauty. However, you do need to be prepared to face the elements, battle against wind, rain and difficult terrain, and for that you need to be wearing the right gear, the correct type of footwear and have an understanding of the style of running you should use for different parts of the courses. Read the rest of this entry

Sculpt Those Arms! – Infographic

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Sculpt Those Arms Infographic

Many of us look on in envy at people on TV and the Internet whose arms are so perfectly toned, it’s as if a higher force sculpted them.

Women in particular often crave arms that are sculpted without being outrageously muscular and the path to achieving this goal needs to be chosen carefully.

There are numerous reasons as to why women have a burning desire to tone their arms. They are often among the most visible parts of the female anatomy, so toned arms can enhance the overall appearance and possibly detract from flabby areas elsewhere. Also, women tend to place a lot of emphasis on imitating role models, and in this case, the likes of Madonna, Michelle Obama, and Jessica Biel have made the toned arm look quite fashionable. Read the rest of this entry