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Debra Ware: Leeds United Insider

LUFC Leeds United Football Club

All the insider information from Elland Road and Leeds United, courtesy of LUFC Liaison Director, Debra Ware! Here at LUFC, we are now entering a particularly busy time of the season, with the Championship starting to really take shape at both ends of the table. We enjoyed a really strong December, remaining unbeaten throughout the month, but a mixed run ...

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Charity Shoutout: Charity Soul

After losing a very close friend to cancer, Terry Hopkinson decided to start a charity based on his love of Northern Soul to raise money for Cancer Research. The initial idea has evolved into something special, Charity Soul. Their philosophy is to generate and donate funds from events which they deliver to front line prostate cancer research. After extensive research, ...

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Leeds Own: Jack Bateson

Jack Bateson is a Leeds born boxer heading for the Summer Olympics in Brazil. Our man William Rose met up with him to talk about training, his ambitions and the effect that Leeds has had on him. “Boxing is a lonely sport” declares Jack Bateson, a Leeds born boxer on the cusp of going to the 2016 Olympic Games in ...

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Leeds Rhinos and Jacuzzi Join Forces

Rachel McAlley

Jacuzzi®, the global leader and manufacturer of hot tubs and hydro massage products, is excited to announce that it is the newest associate club sponsor for reigning Super League Champions, Leeds Rhinos. Jacuzzi®’s UK flagship showroom is based just outside of Leeds city centre and the world-renowned hot tub brand will begin its sponsorship with the Rhinos from the start ...

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Swim Yourself Fit with Virgin Active

This month’s hot topic is swimming and this is what our swim coach at the club, Maged Kashef, has to say on the subject: Swimming is sometimes overlooked as an opportunity to get fit, which it shouldn’t be! It is in fact one of the best forms of exercise which uses virtually every muscle in the body. I recently taught ...

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Download City Dweller Magazine Issue 106!

The latest issue of City Dweller Magazine is available to download for free! Why is Leeds such a popular place to live in, work in and visit? Aside from the incredible attractions in the city, the personalities of Leeds play a huge part. So we’re leaving no stone unturned as we’ve gone into the bars, the gyms and the streets ...

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Why not try out Aikido?

Aikido

With so many ways to keep the family fit, we’re often spoilt for choice. But have you ever considered Aikido? Aikido is a martial art where the principal is to use someone’s strength and momentum against themselves. A modern Japanese art, Aikido is based on the ideas of religious and philosophical beliefs and has been hugely popular in Japan since ...

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Sleep… With Tom Daley!

In Tom Daley’s latest fitness video on YouTube, entitled ‘Sleep… With Tom Daley!’, Daley gives out an invaluable piece of advice! While often ignored, sleeping and resting well is such an important part of keeping fit. And who better than Tom Daley to tell you about it? Tom is an English diver and television personality. Daley specialises in the 10 ...

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Something For The Weekend

With the week drawing to a close and the weekend upon us, it’s time to start planning and that’s where we come in! We’ve rounded up the best things to do in Leeds this weekend, whether it’s going for top food at some of our brilliant restaurants, looking for new ways to keep fit or a big night out, we’ve ...

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Leeds Pedometer Winner Walks 250 miles in THREE weeks!

Thorpe Park

The winner of a pedometer challenge organised at Thorpe Park Leeds has clocked over 500,000 steps (250 miles) in just three weeks as he seeks to achieve his goal to lose ten stone in less than three years. Lee Peters who works for Bluefin Insurance Group at Thorpe Park Leeds has embarked on a self-disciplined journey to lose nearly half ...

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