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    Is It All About The Bike?

    Can you justify spending several thousand dollars on the carbon fibre bicycle of your dreams? Or are there better ways to boost your cycling performance?

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    Mental Health

    Quitters Happier And Less Anxious

    Many smokers who are struggling to quit believe that smoking lifts their mood and helps them to cope with stress. However, quitting is linked to improvements in mental wellbeing including decreases in anxiety and depression that can be equivalent to taking anti-depressants.

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Improve Your Stroke Technique

Written by Dr Michael McCoy

Good stroke technique amounts to more effective swimming - which is important if you want to get the most from your workout.

Strokes of perfection

Michael Phelps and Liesel Jones might make swimming look effortless but it takes time and effort to get to that stage. Indeed, former Olympian Daniel Kowalski warns that even with work, "your technique will never be perfect".

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