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Running ten minutes a day cuts risk of heart or stroke death by 55 per cent.

Accpording to new research just published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, running for just ten minutes every day can add years to your life even if it run at a leisurely pace… 180 more words

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Scottish Coaching Conference

Scottish Coaching Conference,
Emirates Arena Glasgow

20th to 21st September, 2014

A full weekend-long programme of seminars and practical workshops await delegates to the Scottish Coaching Conference, organised by Scottish Athletics. 12 more words

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Welcome to the Friendly Games

Glasgow’s moment has arrived after seven years of waiting as the Commonwealth Games will officially get under way following tonight’s opening ceremony.

The Commonwealth Games is a unique, world class event which is held once every four years and is often referred to as the ‘Friendly Games’ and is the third largest multi-sport event after the Olympics and the Asian Games… 167 more words

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High Performance Training for Sports special offer

High-Performance Training for Sports changes the landscape of athletic conditioning and sports performance. This groundbreaking work presents the latest and most effective philosophies, protocols and programmes for developing today’s athletes. 209 more words

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The best-selling sport and exercise psychology book

The the best-selling sport and exercise psychology book on the market, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology provides a thorough introduction to the key concepts in the field. 56 more words

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Free Podcast on High Performance Training for Sports

David Joyce, joint author of High Performance Training for Sports has recorded Part One of a Podcast series based on the book, with Jeremy Boone (Coach Your Best). 93 more words

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International Sports Science & Sports Medicine Conference 2014

International Sports Science & Sports Medicine Conference
Northumbria University
Newcastle
19th – 21st August 2014

As usual this years’ Conference will feature presentations by, and discussions with, 30 leading global experts in all aspects of Sports Medicine and Sports Science, including HK authors Iñigo Mujika and Vicky Tolfrey. 48 more words

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