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Southend United are Hoping for Success Following Plans for New Stadium

According to Council leader Ron Woodley, Stadium redevelopment plans for newly-promoted League One football team Southend United are pending. After discussion with club chair, Ron Martin, to be informed on the plans, Woodley said a new stadium could be the very thing Southend needs to have the success they want, similar to the story of Swansea City – a team which had a huge rise through the English football leagues following a stadium redevelopment. The £80m redevelopment, cautiously known as Fossetts Farm Stadium, have been set out by architects Populous…

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The Strictest Gym You’ll Come Across… and Maybe the Best

Need a little extra encouragement to shape up in time for that wedding, party or beach holiday? Boutique fitness studios are keeping an eye on clients’ progress with approaches ranging from filming their workouts to measuring their fat, to posting a friendly suggestion on their Facebook wall. Gregory Chertok, a sports psychology consultant with the American College of Sports Medicine, stated research has shown that even small amounts of social support can give large and long lasting improvements in physical activity. In a 2007 study by Stanford University in California,…

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Hotels are Beginning to Accommodate the Healthy Lifestyle of their Guests

We know it’s hard to stay fit and healthy while travelling but people still try. The hospitality industry is beginning to focus on making sure that their needs in terms of wellness and fitness are met. Jason Moskal, vice president of lifestyle brands for a hotel chain said “There is a need to develop a hotel that could deliver in helping travelers stay on the wagon and stay focused on their wellness and fitness regimens when they’re on the road.” “One thing we heard from travelers was, I have a real tough…

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