Common fitness questions

I've collected answers to frequently asked fitness questions from industry experts and what I would advise too.  I have knee pain- so I can exercise?  Many people use knee pain as an excuse not to exercise, but there's a difference between pain and discomfort. If there's shooting pain, then a physio should look at it. If it just feels a bit stiff then swimming,the rowing machine and cycling are activities you can try and be doable. Ideally the muscles around the knee need to be strengthened, so lunges and squats can help. What are the best exercises for the tummy?  For firm abdominal muscles, body fat needs to be reduced. Which is 80% to do with nutrition, the rest is aerobic exercise. After that, you need to work on the muscles at…
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7 Ways to Spruce Up Your Sprouts

Roast them Try roasting sprouts if you don't like them streamed. Half an hour in the oven completely transforms them, giving them a nutty, slightly burnished flavour and a firm texture, without sogginess. You just throw the whole, trimmed sprouts onto a roasting tray, drizzle with oil and a pinch of salt and roast until sizzling and tender. Shred them Don’t fancy the look of a pile of sprouts all green and steaming in a bowl on the Christmas table? Then slice them up thinly and fry them instead. The best bit about this is that they stay lovely and glossy and the aromatics you add to the pan with them cover more of the surface area of the sprouts - so you get more flavour with every bite. Add some Indian…
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