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    Boldfitness Providing inspirational stories, ideas, support and advice to help all ages and levels of fitness to enjoy life to the full. The motto being – WE CAN…………

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    AGE IS NO BARRIER
    Catrin thomas - 2021-02-24

    Go on be Bold

    THEBOLDAGE TAKES A LOOK AT HOW CYCLING CAN HELP AS WE AGE
    Nigel Pritchard - 2021-03-31

    Boldies: Fancy improving your overall health and well-being, cycling is a great way and its sustainable to

    GOLF: THE BENEFITS OF PICKING THE GAME UP AT ANY AGE, THEBOLDAGE TALKS TO PAUL ASHWELL A TOP 25 GOLF COACH
    Nigel Pritchard - 2021-03-01

    We explore the benefits to playing the game and are you too old to start

    WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO EXERCISE?
    Catrin Thomas - 2021-02-24

    TheBoldAge takes a look at some of the research

    THEBOLDAGE ASKS: DO WE REALLY NEED PROTEIN SHAKES?
    TheBoldAge - 2021-02-23

    Protein shakes are big business but are they useful and safe

    COVID: ‘UP AND AT EM’ THE OVER 65S SHOW US THE WAY, EXERCISING MORE IN LOCKDOWN
    Andrew Stark - 2021-02-21

    The over 65s have put younger age groups to shame by being more active during the covid-19 than before the lockdowns

    7 SIGNS YOU’RE EVEN MORE UNFIT THAN YOU THOUGHT YOU WERE
    Liz Connor - 2021-02-02

    Sigh.

    THE MENTAL AND PHYSICAL BENEFITS OF WILD SWIMMING – AND WHERE TO DO IT IN THE UK
    Ella Walker - 2021-02-02

    Now’s the time to give wild swimming a go, even in the winter

    THEBOLDAGE LOOKS AT WHY EXERCISING FOR 2 MINUTES EVERY HALF HOUR COULD BE ALL YOU NEED TO DO
    Liz Connor - 2021-02-01

    We take a look at a study that has found that light activity around the home could have have profound health benefits.

    4 FITNESS CHALLENGES TO TRY AT HOME
    TheBoldAge - 2021-01-25

    Self-isolation and social distancing can mean it’s easy to stop working out entirely, but your body and mind will hugely benefit from exercise.

    THEBOLDAGE LOOKS AT WHAT NOT TO DO AFTER YOU HAVE BEEN FOR A RUN
    Steve Foreman - 2021-01-19

    What you do next could have a big impact on the benefits of that run

    TIPS FOR RETURNING TO EXERCISE
    Steve Foreman - 2021-01-11

    Before you jump headfirst into your new exercise regime, follow our tips to make sure it’s done in a safe and sensible manner.

    SOME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS BETTER THAN NONE
    Steve Foreman - 2020-12-17

    TheBoldAge Review: For the first time in 10 years, the World Health Organisation has updated its guidelines for physical activity.

    BODY-BOOSTING EXERCISES YOU CAN DO WHILST COOKING DINNER
    Claire Spreadbury - 2020-12-04

    Laura Williams’ Kitchen Core Workout is perfect for anyone struggling with fitness motivation this season. TheBoldAge finds out more.

    1.4 MILLION PEOPLE SAY SWIMMING IMPROVES THEIR MENTAL WELLBEING – HERE ARE THE BENEFITS OF TAKING A DIP
    Liz Connor - 2020-12-01

    TheBoldAge looks at the wellbeing, mood-boosting benefits of swimming.

    EXERCISE IN AUTUMN AND WINTER IS ESSENTIAL – HERE’S WHY
    Jenny Stallard - 2020-11-28

    Say no to the sofa and yes to a workout. You’ll be glad you did,

    HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT RUNNING SHOES FOR YOU
    Abi Jackson - 2020-11-26

    Want to avoid running into injuries, knee and back pain? Make sure your footwear really suits your needs, foot shape and gait.

    THEBOLDAGE ASK THE EXPERTS: IS IT BETTER TO WORK OUT IN THE MORNING OR THE EVENING?
    Liz Connor - 2020-11-23

    Does the early bird catch the gym gains, or are you better off running through your reps after the sun sets? We ask two personal trainers.

    BOLDIES OVER 60 HAVE THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF LIFE SATISFACTION DURING THIS PRESENT CRISIS
    Nigel Pritchard - 2020-11-16

    Not only that they are the most active age group

    KEEN TO KEEP UP YOUR RUNNING REGIME THIS WINTER? PAULA RADCLIFFE SHARES SOME TOP TIPS
    Abi Jackson - 2020-11-05

    As a survey shows many of us want to keep up our lockdown-inspired running habits, Abi Jackson asks Paula Radcliffe for some expert advice.

    ASK AN EXPERT: SHOULD YOU WORKOUT WHEN YOU’RE FEELING TIRED?
    Liz Connor - 2020-11-04

    Is it best to skip exercise if you’re yawning at your desk, or should you force yourself to hit the treadmill regardless of how you feel? A PT explains.

    STAYING ACTIVE WHILST SELF-ISOLATING
    Steve Foreman - 2020-10-21

    TheBoldAge looks at how we can look after ourselves at home

    THE UNEXPECTED BENEFITS OF RUNNING
    Steve Foreman - 2020-10-21

    that you might not be aware of!

    HOW TO GET INTO RUNNING AS A BEGINNER
    Prudence Wade - 2020-10-17

    Even a short jog can come with huge health benefits.

    ARE 5-MINUTE WORKOUTS THE FUTURE?
    Steve Foreman - 2020-10-16

    There's a new You Tube sensation, but is it a substitute

    THEBOLDAGE INVESTIGATES: WHAT DOES THE NEW THREE TIER SYSTEM MEAN FOR YOUR LOCAL GYM?
    Steve Foreman - 2020-10-14

    Gyms are essential to the health of the nation, and us Boldies, during the pandemic

    BOLDIES: 5 REASONS WHY WOMEN SHOULD LIFT WEIGHTS, WHATEVER OUR AGE
    Prudence Wade - 2020-10-12

    Don’t worry, this isn’t about magically developing bulging biceps.

    STAYING MOTIVATED WITH VIRTUAL RUNNING RACES
    Steve Foreman - 2020-10-07

    Virtual running - give it a go! Participating in a virtual run can help to keep you motivated, or find some motivation if you’ve been slacking off recently.

    LIFTING WEIGHT IS GOOD FOR US BOLDIES
    Steve Foreman - 2020-10-03

    Studies have shown there are huge benefits

    THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO KEEP YOUR BONES HEALTHY, WHATEVER YOUR AGE
    Abi Jackson - 2020-09-30

    You’re never too young – or old – to care for your bones, Abi Jackson talks to the experts.

    BOLDIES, NATIONAL FITNESS DAY: 7 SIGNS THAT YOU’VE TOTALLY FALLEN IN LOVE WITH EXERCISE
    LizC - 2020-09-23

    As we age exercise becomes even more important

    THEBOLDAGE LOOKS AT HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN HOME GYM WITH THESE HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
    Steve Foreman - 2020-09-22

    As we seem to be heading into a second Covid wave we take a look at how you can effectively exercise at home

    4 SIMPLE FORMS OF EXERCISE YOU CAN EASILY FIT INTO YOUR DAY
    Liz Connor - 2020-09-15

    Boldies: Wish you were fitter but can’t stand the thought of joining a gym? Here are few simple ideas to get you started.

    PARKRUN – WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL?
    Steve Foreman - 2020-09-09

    TheBoldAge explores this social running phenomenon

    ITS GOOD TO EXERCISE WHATEVER YOUR AGE
    Lisa Salmon - 2020-09-03

    Think getting older should mean putting your feet up? think again

    TOO OLD FOR EXERCISE? THINK AGAIN
    Steve Foreman - 2020-08-30

    TheBoldAge debunks any notion of taking it easy in this and related articles

    BOLDFITNESS TOPTIPS TO GET STARTED ON YOUR WELLBEING JOURNEY
    TheBoldAge - 2020-08-24

    BoldFitness top tips to get you started on your wellbeing journey

    GETTING FIT AND HELPING THE ENVIRONMENT: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PLOGGING
    Prudence Wade with additional input from Nigel - 2020-08-18

    Bringing the community and generations together, helping the environment and getting fit 'to boot'. what could be more virtuous?

    DEMENTIA 24/7 SURVEY
    TheBoldAge - 2020-08-10

    TheBoldPulse Survey - the need for a 24 hour 7 day a week national dementia helpline

    THINK FITNESS IS A NEW TREND? THESE AMAZING PHOTOS OF OLD GYMS AND WORKOUT CLASSES PROVE OTHERWISE
    Lauren Taylor - 2020-08-10

    Rowing machines have certainly come a long way since 1909.

    AEROBIC EXERCISE COULD IMPROVE MEMORY IN OLDER AGE, STUDY SAYS
    Prudence Wade - 2020-08-06

    TheBoldAge looks at new research shows the brain-boosting potential of cardio.

    THIS IS WHY YOU SHOULD DRINK MILK INSTEAD OF WATER AFTER YOUR NEXT BOLDIE WORKOUT
    Liz Connor - 2020-07-29

    Chugging a glass of the white stuff post-gym sesh could boost your fitness gains.

    RUNNER? GOT HIP PAIN? HERE’S HOW TO DEAL WITH IT ACCORDING TO A PHYSIOTHERAPIST
    Edd Dracott - 2020-07-23

    Beate Stindt gives the answers to all your hip related questions.

    ROWING THE ATLANTIC AT 64
    TheBoldAge - 2020-07-16

    If you think you are over the hill to take on a mega challenge, think again. TheBoldAge looks a the exploits of Sara Brewer, a true Boldie

    THEBOLDWORKOUT - SESSION 5
    Steve Foreman - 2020-07-03

    Whatever you are doing this weekend make sure to find a few minutes to do the latest TheBoldWorkout from Steve, you won't regret it.

    THEBOLDWORKOUT - SESSION 4
    Steve Foreman - 2020-07-01

    Join Steve in the latest TheBoldWorkout session and get fitter with TheBoldAge

    HOW TO GET IN SHAPE WITHOUT BEING IN THE GYM WITH BODYWEIGHT TRAINING
    Lauren Taylor - 2020-06-22

    We still do not know when we can return to the gym so personal trainer Adam Wright gives TheBoldAge the lowdown.

    THEBOLDWORKOUT - DUMBBELLS (PART 2)
    Steve Foreman - 2020-06-22

    Join Steve in part 2 of TheBoldWorkout - Dumbbells

    THEBOLDWORKOUT - DUMBBELLS
    Steve Foreman - 2020-06-15

    Join Steve in TheBoldWorkout - Dumbbells.

    SHOULD WE RETURN TO THE GYM AS LOCKDOWN IS EASED?
    Steve Foreman - 2020-06-09

    Craving a return to the gym, then read on

    THEBOLDAGE WORKOUT WITH STEVE FOREMAN
    Steve Foreman - 2020-06-08

    Join Steve Foreman for his second BoldAge workout

    AEROBIC EXERCISE COULD IMPROVE MEMORY IN OLDER AGE, STUDY SAYS
    Prudence Wade - 2020-06-05

    Research shows the brain-boosting potential of cardio.

    THEBOLDWORKOUT-01
    Steve Foreman - 2020-05-22

    TheBoldWorkout with Steve Foreman

    INSPIRED TO GET ON YOUR BIKE? 5 AMAZING WAYS CYCLING CAN BOOST HEALTH AND WELLBEING
    Liz Connor - 2020-05-19

    From feeling happier to protecting your heart, TheBoldAge spins through the benefits of biking.

    GETTING HEALTHY TO FIGHT COVID-19
    Steve Foreman - 2020-04-21

    TheBoldAge’s Steve Foreman looks at how we can take positive action to help ourselves

    DIANA MORAN: ‘THAT ROCKING CHAIR AND SLIPPERS IMAGE IS SO OUT OF DATE’
    Gabrielle Fagan - 2020-04-15

    As an iconic Boldie, the Green Goddess talks to TheBoldAge about feeling fit and youthful, and why keeping joyful and inquisitive are key.

    THESE ARE THE GOLDEN DIET RULES FOR RUNNERS, ACCORDING TO FITNESS AND NUTRITION EXPERT ANITA BEAN
    Ella Walker - 2020-03-15

    Trying to get on track with your training plan? Then it’s a good idea to think about what’s on your plate too.

    VICTORIA PENDLETON REVEALS HER FAVOURITE PLACES TO CYCLE IN THE UK
    Gabrielle Fagan - 2020-02-18

    Take some boldie friends with you and go for a gentle, or not, spin

    WHY ANGELA RIPPON THINKS MORE OVER-55S SHOULD TAKE UP BALLET
    Abi Jackson - 2020-02-13

    The first in our Boldie series on dance - we take a look back at the launch of the Silver Swans. launched in 2017 by the Royal Academy of Dance.

    ASK AN EXPERT: HOW MUCH EXERCISE SHOULD YOU BE DOING OVER THE AGE OF 50?
    Liz Connor - 2020-02-09

    Think getting older should mean putting your feet up? think again, here is what you need to know

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