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Magazine References

Jul – Aug 2022

Pp 6-7 Air pollution, physical activity and health: Is there a risk in exercising outdoors?

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Pp 8-10 Strength training principles

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Pp 14-16 Walk a mile in my shoes

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Pp 18-21 Periodisation: Structuring training using block periodisation

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Pg 22-24 Keep calm and … nope, lost it 

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Pp 25-27 Can weight-loss pills help shift the scales?

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