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What is FTP and why should I care?

FTP stands for Functional Threshold Power and is used by cyclists as a measure of power and fitness. It is the highest average power you can sustain for an hour, measured in watts, and is used to determine training zones and to measure improvement in fitness.

RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

The RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the United Kingdom and Ireland and is also internationally recognised. The NPLQ is an excellent starting point for anyone looking for a career in the leisure industry.

My climbing taster session - by Mary Newman

The only memories I have of rock climbing would be me falling off the wall after several attempts of trying to climb half way and eventually giving up. So, it was quite safe to say, the nerves were kicking in a little. However, I pushed those nerves aside and thought I would try [...]