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#ChampionstrainwithTechnogym: send your message to the Commonwealth Games athletes

The day has arrived at last. The opening ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games takes place tonight at Celtic Park at 8pm (BST), and insiders say it will be a brilliant display that will kick off the best Commonwealth Games event yet. For all the athletes in the 71 participating countries, it will be [...]

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Megan Balabey interview

Athlete interview: Megan Balabey, Rhythmic Gymnast

In this interview we spoke with fresh-faced Megan Balabey, who at 15 years old is the youngest member of Team England’s gymnastics squad. Having started gymnastics training when she was just 8 years old, Megan has already been a regular on the competitions circuit, with her first medals for Great Britain achieved in April 2012. [...]

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Daniel Awde

The GLL Sport Foundation: some athletes to look out for at Glasgow 2014

We recently caught up with four London-based athletes from the GLL Sport Foundation who will be representing Team England at the Commonwealth Games – weightlifters Jo Calvino and Mercy Brown, and runners Conrad Williams and Daniel Awde. With the support of bursaries and training sponsorship at GLL’s Better leisure centres and clubs around the city, [...]

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#WellnessTip: Exercise outdoors

This Wellness Tip is brought to you by the elite team at the Porsche Human Performance (PHP) Centre. Based in Silverstone, the home of British motorsport, PHP works with athletes, drivers and sportspeople to fine-tune their bodies through customised nutrition, hydration and exercise techniques. PHP trains its clients on Technogym’s professional and MED lines of [...]

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Athlete interview: Daniel Fogg, England swimmer

This week we caught up with Daniel Fogg, a 26-year-old British swimmer who specialises in the 1,500-metre distance and open water swimming. He first started swimming for the Borough of Waltham Forest (Gators) Swimming Club, and made his international breakthrough at the 2005 European Junior Championships. Daniel won a bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth [...]

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#ChampionstrainwithTechnogym: send your message to the Commonwealth Games athletes

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The day has arrived at last. The opening ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games takes place tonight at Celtic Park at 8pm (BST), and insiders say it will be a brilliant display that will kick off the best Commonwealth Games event yet.

For all the athletes in the 71 participating countries, it will be their chance to compete at the highest level to win glory for their countries. They have trained hard for months on end to compete and qualify for the event. What can [...]

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Athlete interview: Megan Balabey, Rhythmic Gymnast

Megan Balabey interview

In this interview we spoke with fresh-faced Megan Balabey, who at 15 years old is the youngest member of Team England’s gymnastics squad.

Having started gymnastics training when she was just 8 years old, Megan has already been a regular on the competitions circuit, with her first medals for Great Britain achieved in April 2012.

Technogym supports the GLL Sport Foundation, which supports British athletes such as Megan at the points in their career when they most need support in many ways, including financial aid.

How does [...]

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The GLL Sport Foundation: some athletes to look out for at Glasgow 2014

Daniel Awde

We recently caught up with four London-based athletes from the GLL Sport Foundation who will be representing Team England at the Commonwealth Games – weightlifters Jo Calvino and Mercy Brown, and runners Conrad Williams and Daniel Awde.

With the support of bursaries and training sponsorship at GLL’s Better leisure centres and clubs around the city, they have been training hard to get ready for the Games. Watch out for them as they make their bids to achieve medals for England this year.

Jo Calvino, 33 A veteran of the weightlifting scene, [...]

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#ChampionstrainwithTechnogym challenge: keep yourself motivated!

Champions Train with Technogym challenge

Yesterday, in 32 facilities across the UK, Technogym launched a campaign to get people moving more in support of the Commonwealth Games, and for the chance to help develop sports at grassroots levels.

Called Champions Train with Technogym, the Challenge – powered by the professional Challenge app based on our mywellness cloud technology platform – runs from 14 July till 3 August. Trainers and members at each participating facility simply compete to accumulate MOVEs, and the facility with the most MOVEs gets to donate the incredibly versatile [...]

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Final preparations for Glasgow 2014 – are you ready?

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This article is by David Howatson, a Technogym UK Master Trainer who was born and bred in Glasgow. With over seven years’ experience in sports nutrition and personal training, David delivers REPS accredited courses and facilitates learning and education amongst staff and trainers within clubs, local authorities and leisure centres around the country. Follow David on Twitter at @HoweyDPT

Wimbledon passed in the blink of an eye and the FIFA World Cup Finals are finally over. Now the focus of the sporting universe turns to Glasgow [...]

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