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Thursday 28 September, 2017

4 quick and easy drills to unlock your spine and move a little more freely
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4 quick and easy drills to unlock your spine and move a little more freely

Sep 28th 2017, 7:00 AM 21,976 Views 3 Comments

Sarah Cremen delivers your quick and easy mid back mobility fix.

Friday 22 September, 2017

'Fitspiration' and #fitspo: The good, the bad and the ugly
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'Fitspiration' and #fitspo: The good, the bad and the ugly

Sep 22nd 2017, 6:45 AM 4,550 Views 5 Comments

‘Be attuned to the potential downside that fitspiration can have on how we feel about ourselves and our bodies,’ writes Sarah Cremen.

Thursday 14 September, 2017

Looking good does not make you an expert - why online training is a trap
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Looking good does not make you an expert - why online training is a trap

Sep 14th 2017, 11:25 AM 3,961 Views 2 Comments

Sarah Cremen is not staunchly against online training, but there are better ways to spend your money.

Thursday 31 August, 2017

We go again! 5 steps to turn your fitness failings into successes after summer
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We go again! 5 steps to turn your fitness failings into successes after summer

Aug 31st 2017, 5:21 PM 4,069 Views 1 Comment

Personal trainer Sarah Cremen on why it’s not a big deal if you fell off the wagon over the last few months.

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Thursday 24 August, 2017

Watch and learn: Four simple hip mobility drills to reduce low back pain
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Watch and learn: Four simple hip mobility drills to reduce low back pain

Aug 24th 2017, 7:00 AM 9,244 Views 1 Comment

Personal trainer Sarah Cremen shares, and demonstrates, her advice.

Friday 18 August, 2017

Let's take it outside! Go green with your fitness routine and make use of the great outdoors
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Let's take it outside! Go green with your fitness routine and make use of the great outdoors

Aug 18th 2017, 7:00 AM 3,291 Views 0 Comments

‘In today’s world of technology, long office hours and stressful lifestyles, it’s as if we have all forgotten how to play,’ writes Sarah Cremen.

Thursday 10 August, 2017

Fit and healthy, but clinically obese: The problem with body mass index
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Fit and healthy, but clinically obese: The problem with body mass index

Aug 10th 2017, 7:00 AM 10,640 Views 3 Comments

‘BMI has good utility in measuring health and disease risk in larger populations, but it alone does not determine your individual health,’ writes Sarah Cremen.

Thursday 3 August, 2017

Diseased, broken and fatter than ever: How the health and fitness industry is failing us
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Diseased, broken and fatter than ever: How the health and fitness industry is failing us

Aug 3rd 2017, 12:00 PM 25,244 Views 42 Comments

‘At its core, the health and fitness industry exists to help others, but we’re doing a pretty poor job of it,’ writes personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Friday 21 July, 2017

Don't feel the burn! Your core and the enduring myth of spot reduction
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Don't feel the burn! Your core and the enduring myth of spot reduction

Jul 21st 2017, 4:12 PM 5,314 Views 6 Comments

‘There is no magical exercise that will result in the elusive six pack,’ writes personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Thursday 13 July, 2017

Train hard, eat well and rest - when the results don't add up it's time to reassess your goals
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Train hard, eat well and rest - when the results don't add up it's time to reassess your goals

Jul 13th 2017, 10:59 AM 5,746 Views 0 Comments

Chasing goals such as a number on the scales is often a misplaced attempt at conforming to societal pressure, writes personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Thursday 6 July, 2017

3 tips to aid injury prevention when you're in the gym
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3 tips to aid injury prevention when you're in the gym

Jul 6th 2017, 6:36 PM 5,865 Views 4 Comments

The purpose of training should be to make you function better, not break you down, writes personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Thursday 29 June, 2017

Are you achieving your fitness goals? 3 keys to making progress in and outside the gym
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Are you achieving your fitness goals? 3 keys to making progress in and outside the gym

Jun 29th 2017, 12:28 PM 6,242 Views 1 Comment

Sarah Cremen’s latest fitness column is here.

Monday 19 June, 2017

A good start is half the battle: the 10-minute morning routine to set up your day
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A good start is half the battle: the 10-minute morning routine to set up your day

Jun 19th 2017, 1:03 PM 6,209 Views 0 Comments

A busy life doesn’t mean we have to sacrifice our health, writes personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Thursday 8 June, 2017

A good start is half the battle: how to make your mornings a success
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A good start is half the battle: how to make your mornings a success

Jun 8th 2017, 7:00 AM 5,790 Views 2 Comments

The quiet hours of the morning are the perfect time to get things done, writes Personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Friday 2 June, 2017

Breathing easy: How appreciating the power of our breath can help us in the gym
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Breathing easy: How appreciating the power of our breath can help us in the gym

Jun 2nd 2017, 3:38 PM 3,417 Views 0 Comments

Learning how to breathe fully and effectively is an undervalued practice, writes Sarah Cremen.

Thursday 25 May, 2017

Breathing easy: Using your lungs correctly helps unlock your fitness potential
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Breathing easy: Using your lungs correctly helps unlock your fitness potential

May 25th 2017, 6:30 AM 25,058 Views 12 Comments

Learning how to breathe fully and effectively is an undervalued practice, writes Sarah Cremen.

Monday 22 May, 2017

4 benefits of strength training for sport
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4 benefits of strength training for sport

May 22nd 2017, 9:58 AM 6,497 Views 1 Comment

Personal trainer Sarah Cremen on the reasons why we should be adding strength training to our programmes for endurance sports.

Monday 27 March, 2017

Stuck for healthy snack inspiration? Try these 3 quick and easy recipes to keep hunger at bay
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Stuck for healthy snack inspiration? Try these 3 quick and easy recipes to keep hunger at bay

Mar 27th 2017, 11:54 AM 4,957 Views 3 Comments

The only real difference between a snack and a whole meal should be portion size; it should still have a good balance of protein, carbs and fats, writes Sarah Cremen.

Monday 20 March, 2017

Short and sweet, but effective! The 20-minute hotel (or home) workout
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Short and sweet, but effective! The 20-minute hotel (or home) workout

Mar 20th 2017, 10:29 AM 5,686 Views 1 Comment

Ever find yourself with restricted space at home or away, and in need of a workout? Sarah Cremen has you covered.

Thursday 9 March, 2017

No pain, no gain! Why it's normal to feel sore after the gym and how you can ease stiffness
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No pain, no gain! Why it's normal to feel sore after the gym and how you can ease stiffness

Mar 9th 2017, 3:05 PM 6,986 Views 6 Comments

We shouldn’t fear muscle fever, writes personal trainer and physiotherapist Sarah Cremen.

Monday 6 March, 2017

10 things you can do to reduce the damage from sitting down all day
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10 things you can do to reduce the damage from sitting down all day

Mar 6th 2017, 1:20 PM 7,202 Views 2 Comments

The combination of more movement and environmental change is the key to lasting change, writes Sarah Cremen.

Thursday 23 February, 2017

Sitting ducks: How to reduce the negative impact of staying seated for long periods
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Sitting ducks: How to reduce the negative impact of staying seated for long periods

Feb 23rd 2017, 6:45 AM 5,174 Views 1 Comment

A few minor adjustments to your desk set-up can make all the difference, writes Sarah Cremen

Thursday 16 February, 2017

5 of the best strength training exercises for injury prevention
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5 of the best strength training exercises for injury prevention

Feb 16th 2017, 5:17 PM 12,546 Views 7 Comments

Don’t underestimate the value of preparing your body to perform functional activities, writes Sarah Cremen.

Monday 6 February, 2017

Embrace the outdoors: 3 great places to keep active and unwind over the weekend
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Embrace the outdoors: 3 great places to keep active and unwind over the weekend

Feb 6th 2017, 6:00 PM 7,495 Views 17 Comments

Fitness columnist Sarah Cremen reveals her favourite spots for adventures, and for refuelling, during her down time.

Thursday 26 January, 2017

Forget about sit ups and crunches, these are the core exercises you should be doing
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Forget about sit ups and crunches, these are the core exercises you should be doing

Jan 26th 2017, 8:15 AM 21,944 Views 3 Comments

Personal trainer and physio Sarah Cremen on the best ways to train your core.

Thursday 19 January, 2017

Core attack! How to train your core... properly
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Core attack! How to train your core... properly

Jan 19th 2017, 7:00 AM 11,435 Views 11 Comments

Physio and personal trainer Sarah Cremen offers her advice in her weekly column.

Thursday 12 January, 2017

Getting mobile: These 4 stretches will give you the best 'bang for your buck'
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Getting mobile: These 4 stretches will give you the best 'bang for your buck'

Jan 12th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,799 Views 5 Comments

Incorporate these exercises into your fitness regime and you’ll soon see the benefits, writes Sarah Cremen

Thursday 5 January, 2017

They see me rollin'! What is foam rolling and should I be doing it as part of my workout?
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They see me rollin'! What is foam rolling and should I be doing it as part of my workout?

Jan 5th 2017, 9:50 AM 9,017 Views 2 Comments

Physio and personal trainer Sarah Cremen begins her new column with a look at the importance of recovery.