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COLUMN: Train like a footballer – How to get as fit as the World Cup starts

With the World Cup approaching, most can’t help but once again dream about what it would be like to be a professional footballer.

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Eating right before a workout is important.

COLUMN: Pre-workout snacks to fuel your cardio gym session

Eating right before any workout is extremely important, to make sure your body has the fuel and energy to work muscles and maximise output.

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65% per cent of people admit they don't notice their bad habits

COLUMN: 3 bad habits that can ruin any healthy lifestyle

Every single one of us, whether we like to admit it or not, have some sort of bad habit that we can’t ever seem to shake off.

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Fancy dinner and a dissection? Anatomy Lab Live to go on UK tour

An event which sees guests enjoy a slap-up meal before they watch a human dissection is going on a UK tour next year.

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REVEALED: The top ten reasons for road rage among motorists

Cutting up traffic and failing to use indicators are some of the main activities that trigger road rage among motorists.

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Why cars have been left covered in a yellow dust - and how to get rid of it

Motorists were left confused over the weekend after waking up to find their cars covered in yellow dust.

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Working out makes you feel good

COLUMN: Four reasons why you should start working out today

When people hear the word ‘workout’, they usually think of all the negative associations - like the effort, time consumption and boredom.

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The Colonel

COLUMN: Why warming up and stretching are not to be ignored!

Starting your workout straightaway when working out, whether it’s cardio or weights, can be a huge mistake and might put your body at risk.
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Naked cleaners wanted in Nottinghamshire - and you could earn £45 an hour!

Fancy a new job where you could earn £45 an hour?

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How often do you ignore your parents' calls?

Over half of East Midlands residents don't feel guilty about ignoring parents' calls

You may have made a fuss of your mum yesterday for Mother's Day but it seems people in the East Midlands aren't generally that great when it comes to speaking to their parents.
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Why not take your mum for afternoon tea?

Top things to do with your mum in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire this Mother's Day

It's Mother's Day this weekend and it's not always easy to think of a gift that shows your mum just how much you care about her.

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Maple snow lollies

SNOW JOKE: Cook up a storm - using snow!

It's caused disruption to transport and led to school closures, but believe it or not, there is actually a useful way to make the most of the snow.
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QUICK QUIZ: The week in questions

QUICK QUIZ: The week in questions

It’s been another busy week in the worlds of sport and showbiz.

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Today marks the start of the Year of the Dog.

Where to celebrate Chinese New Year in Nottinghamshire

Today (February 16) marks the end of the Year of the Rooster and the beginning of the Year of the Dog.

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Four in ten marriages in the East Midlands end because of falling out of love

27% of East Midlands divorcees regret their split

Twenty seven per cent of divorcees from the East Midlands have later gone on to regret their split, new research has found.
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IN PICTURES: 14 funny chat-up lines to help you break the ice this Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day - the perfect time to tell that special someone how you feel about them.

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It's not too late to get the perfect Valentine's gift.

Last minute Valentine's gift ideas that won't break the bank

Valentine's Day is tomorrow, but if you've left it late to get the perfect gift for the love of your life - don't worry!

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REVEALED: The most ‘Googled’ keywords of 2017 were...

REVEALED: The most ‘Googled’ keywords of 2017 were...

Answering more than 40,000 queries every second, Google is always on-hand to help with our queries in the most honest and nonjudgmental way.

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REVEALED: What you think about video technology in football

REVEALED: What you think about video technology in football

Video assistant referees (VAR) made their controversial debut in competitive English football this week.

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