Kieran Igwe, Author at Diligent Fitness - Page 10 of 11

Diligent Fitness Live (Event)

We know exercise can get a little samey. And we also know that music can help keep us going during a workout (or at least distract from the strain!). So this weekend we’re holding a test run for a new workout idea we’ve been working on. I’ve put together a varied workout for the session, […]

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What Inspires You?

11th September 2013 by Kieran Igwe Motivation 0 Comments

7 years ago I got a phone call that changed my life. I answered my phone, expecting the usual catch up with my mum. But ‘usual’ couldn’t be further from the truth. She broke the news that my dad was in hospital after suffering a stroke. He was only 54, so this was totally unexpected. […]

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One Simple Tip to Make Sitting at Your Desk Way More Comfortable

Ok, Ok, we get it. We’re supposed to sit straight – especially when working for long periods. And we know that if we don’t, we can expect a whole load of aches and pains . The problem is it’s just more comfortable to slouch, at least in the short term. And when we’re engrossed in […]

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Getting Rid of Back Pain – interview with Dr Martyn B Speight

Pain’s frustrating. At best it’s a minor niggle. But left unchecked it can put a stop to us staying in shape or playing the sport we love. When it comes to resolving pain I’m yet to find someone more knowledgeable (and more in demand!) than Dr Martyn B Speight.  He’s a musculoskeletal & sports physician […]

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7 Hidden Benefits Of Walking I Never Expected

21st August 2013 by Kieran Igwe Exercise 0 Comments

Ask me a year ago if I’d consider my self a walker and I would’ve laughed. I didn’t walk anywhere. I even used to drive to the tesco express that I could see from my back garden. That all changed January this year; with the goal of getting on top of my aches and pains […]

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Exercise of the week: Stability Ball Plank

17th August 2013 by Kieran Igwe Exercise 0 Comments

Give the Stability Ball Plank a go to firm up the abdominals and improve your core stability! – Start with your forearms on the ball, knees on the floor – Lift your knees and hold. – Keep your whole body in one straight line from head to foot – You should feel in your abdominals, […]

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Start, fall off the wagon, get back on… but better

15th August 2013 by Kieran Igwe Motivation 0 Comments

After being inspired by Wimbledon earlier this year I took the plunge and joined a tennis club. Being me, I thought I could dive right back in where I left off 10 years ago. So I played at maximum intensity for hours, two days in a row. On the second day I could tell my […]

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5 ways to keep fitness interesting

10th August 2013 by Kieran Igwe Exercise 0 Comments

One of the main battles people have is staying engaged with fitness overtime. Because our business relies on helping people achieve sustainable results we’ve had to come up with ways to make keeping fit as interesting and enjoyable as possible. So, If you’re tired of the same old routine and need some ideas on mixing […]

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If You Don’t Like Running (Or If It Hurts) Try This Instead to Keep Fit

7th August 2013 by Kieran Igwe Exercise 0 Comments

Running is one of the simplest, most convenient ways to keep fit. We can do it almost anywhere, we don’t need a great deal of time and it costs no more than the price of a pair of trainers. For these reasons running is pretty cool. Problem is, for many it causes aches and pains […]

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10 Minute Home, Holiday or Hotel Workout

5th August 2013 by Kieran Igwe Exercise 0 Comments

You’re keen to keep fit over the holiday season, but you’re either away on holiday, stuck in hotels, or you’ve got to stay home with the kids. Fortunately I’ve got a quick fix to help you keep your foot in door. Even if you’re limited for time, equipment and space. Enter the 10 minute Home, […]

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