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Hall Training Systems in the Limelight

Hall Training Systems is Oxford's most sought after personal training service. Its founder, Chris Hall, makes it a priority to keep up to date with the latest research, ensuring his clients have the most relevant and effective advice, and setting Hall Training Systems apart from other companies in the area. It's this that has attracted the attention of the media, with whom Chris and his team regularly share their expertise featuring in more than twenty national publications. Take a look at what they've been up to!

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YourFitness Magazine: Life in the slow lane. The benefits of LISS

Bored about hearing the benefits of high intensity interval training? want something new to try? Then why not revert back to the good old fashioned steady state work aka. Low Intensive Steady State (LISS) cardio. Our senior trainer Michael talks to YourFitness about the benefits LISS training provides and why it shouldn't be forgotten.

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Running Fitness Mag: The 7 golden rules for running and weight loss

Are you pounding the streets running in an effort to lose weight, but not seeing the results? Becky talks to Running Mag about 7 rules you must action if you wish to lose weight through running.

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Your Healthy Living: Summer body nutrition

With summer fast approaching, everyone's keen to get 'beach body ready.' Chris talks to Your Healthy Living and shares a few of his dietary secrets that'll help to get you looking leaner and feeling slimmer ready for summer.

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BBC Radio Oxford: Running tips

With the Oxford Town & Gown race approaching, our running coach and endurance trainer, Becky Hodsgon talks to BBC Radio Oxford about a few tips on how to get the most from your running training or, how to go about getting started.

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The Huffington Post

Chris's expertise and dedication to research are widely acknowledged across the industry. Due to this reputation, Chris and his team now regularly contribute to the prestigious Huffington Post, sharing their knowledge, tips and opinions on everything from marathon training to the sugar tax. Make sure you check out their posts to see what they've been discussing recently!

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CoachMag - 14 physical challenges men should be able do in their 30s

From carrying your mate over your shoulders to pushing a car or, crawling under the bed, Chris talks to CoachMag as he explains a few everyday activities that men in their thirties should be able to do.

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Wedding Online - Bridal arm workout tutorial

Chris Hall is Wedding Online's fitness guru on hand to answer any bride-to-be's questions. This week he bring his first bridal arm workout video exclusive to Wedding! Perfect for any bride trying to tone up her arms for the big day!

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Wedding Online - Getting the basics right

Chris Hall has been appointed Wedding's new fitness guru. He's on hand to answer any fitness or diet related questions to help any bride or groom look fabulous for their wedding day. Today he talks through the basics when it comes to starting the journey to creating the perfect bridal body!

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Runner's World - 7 reasons to keep a running diary

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CoachMag: Operation Wedding Suit

Hall Training Systems has carved out a niche in helping people get in shape for their wedding day. Chris talks to CoachMag on how he’ll get you down the aisle in style.

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Health & Fitness: Your 8-week half-marathon training plan

Have you got a few 5k and 10k races under your belt? It's now time to challenge your body to run further by taking on a half marathon! Becky Hodgson talks to Health & Fitness magazine as she draws up the perfect 8-week training plan to get you 'marathon ready' for your first half-marathon.

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The Independent: New Year's resolutions - 9 ways to stick to your exercise regime

Nine personal trainers give their insider tips to The Independent newspaper on how to stick to your exercise regime this New Year. Chris explains the importance of habit building and why the first 6 days are so important if you wish to succeed.

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BBC Radio Oxford: Healthy eating tips for 2016

Becky joins ex-British Bake Off contestant Christine Wallace, as they talk to Al Ryan all about eating healthier and making better food choices for 2016.

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Your Fitness: Your post-Christmas plan

This post-Christmas plan will help you shift those festive pounds. Personal Trainer Chris Hall shares his top tips for slimming down and firming up with Your Fitness Magazine.

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Healthista: How much exercise do we REALLY need to lose weight?

Although there's no black and white answer when it comes to losing weight, and every client will need a different approach, Healthista and Mail Online asked us to give them our thoughts on the benefits of ‪HIIT‬ training, along with four of the UK's other top personal trainers.

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Women's Fitness: Winter fitness

Women's Fitness magazine asks Chris about the unexpected benefits of exercising in the cold? One of his tips could help you burn an extra 60 calories per day!

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Coach Magazine: Get a 007 body in 10 minutes

To celebrate the release of the new Bond film Spectre, Chris teamed up with Coach Magazine (formerly Men's Fitness online) to find out what exercises it takes to be a 00-agent and get his enviable physique. This was Coach's most popular article and definitely worth a read.

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Women's Running Magazine: Strategies for structuring a running schedule

Hall Training's running specialist, Becky Hodgson talks to Women's Running magazine as she provides tips and strategies about how best to structure a weekly running schedule. Becky talks about why strength training, hill running and high intensive interval training can all improve your running performance.

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Your Fitness: What's Oxford's personal trainer really eating?

A lot of us know what we should be eating, it's just sticking to it that's the problem! Keeping a food diary can be a great way of finding out what you're actually eating. Want to know what Oxford's personal trainer is really eating and if he practices what he preaches? Well find out here as Chris speaks to Your Fitness magazine on what he likes to eat.

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Oxford Mail: Mary Newsham's 10 week transformation

Gym workouts aren't just for the young. Meet Mary Newsham, the 65 year-old who underwent a 10-week transformation with Chris losing 12.5 kg of fat and gaining 5 kg of muscle! Mary is testament that age is no barrier when it comes to losing weight, getting fitter and stronger. Read Mary's journey here...

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The Daily Mail: Why nuts really are the super snack...

Nuts have taken the form of the aged 'super snack' as more and more people are seeing the benefits of swapping their mid afternoon packet of crisps in favour for a handful of almonds. With The Daily Mail releasing an article all about the different types of nut and their health properties, Chris briefly explains how you can 'super charge' this great snack into a super snack!

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Mail Online: Is your coffee making you fat?

If you've ever worked with Chris and his team you'll know just how much they love coffee! From helping to reduce diabetes, to preventing strokes and even aiding in fat loss, coffee has been shown to carry some great health benefits. However, not all coffees are created equal, and here Chris talks to the Mail Online about the types of coffee we should watch out for.

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OK! Magazine: New ways to exercise

Fed up of traditional gym workouts, or looking for a way to exercise outdoors? Chris has been looking at ways typical childhood exercises can really boost muscle tone and core strength, and giving his top tips to OK! Magazine.

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Irish Examiner - 12 warning signs that you might have an unhealthy addiction to exercise

We live in a health-conscious society where we’re told over and over how important exercise is to our overall wellbeing. Those endless topless #selfies and now #belfies being posted on social media with people showing off their gym-honed bodies don’t help either. However, exercise addiction can often go under the radar because it isn’t officially listed as a disorder. Chris Hall discuss this addiction, dangers associated with it and and what signs to look out for.

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MSN.com: How to beat middle-aged spread & the truth behind your metabolism

Bodies change as we get older, this much is inevitable. Our skin will never stay dewy as a 20-year-old's, our hair will turn grey and often our weight will tend to increase. All accepted and blamed on by the ageing process. A 'slow metabolism' seems to be the biggest excuse when it comes to age-related weight gain; although this isn't entirely true nor the cause as Chris explains...

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Your Healthy Living: Should I cut out red meat?

With so much controversy about whether red meat is bad for you, Chris gives you the lowdown on whether red meat is really as bad as it's made out to be. The answer may surprise you...

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Waitrose Weekend: Exercising at home

What to turn your home into a mini gym? Chris lists just three pieces of fitness kit that are a must for anyone wishing to get a full body workout in the comfort of their own home.

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ShortList: How to avoid the 'Dad Bod'

Swelling pot bellies have been spotted everywhere recently, as the celebrity Dad Bod became a new 'trend'. Don't know what it is? Want to avoid getting one? Well Chris gives advice on how you can rediscover (or find) your youthful six pack. It's there somewhere…

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Your Fitness: BioSignature for fat loss

Sometimes it's not as straight forward as calories in versus calories out when we're wanting to lose weight. Hormones can also play a role in how and where we store fat. Chris talks to Your Fitness magazine on how certain hormones dictates where we store our fat and how the BioSignature system can help harness the power of these hormones resulting in greater fat loss!

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BT.com: Orthorexia Nervosa. When healthy eating becomes an obsession

After supporting a close friend through it and witnessing it regularly in the gym, Chris talks about the signs, symptoms and dangers that can come from having a fixation with 'eating healthy'. Orthorexia Nervosa is more common in the fitness world than you may expect.

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Your Healthy Living: Protein power

Protein is the body's first choice when it comes to a fuel source. Chris is a big advocator of protein and has presented whole seminars about its importance and role in the body. To find out why this macronutrient is so vital, Chris talks to Your Healthy Living magazine to help us to get a better understanding of it all.

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Woman's Weekly: How Chris keeps healthy

What to know how Chris keeps healthy? Well, Oxford's leading personal trainer reveals all as he talks to Woman's Weekly magazine.

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Oxford Radio: BBC Oxford & Jack FM

From having a weekly slot on Jack FM and helping Caroline and Sue to lose over a stone! Chris then went on to share his fitness and nutrition knowledge on the Drivetime show of BBC radio Oxford. Topics included: tips on weight loss, healthy eating, getting the most out of exercising and many more... Here you can listen to Chris being interviewed by Kat Orman about what inspired him to become a trainer, tips for weight loss and how to set up a healthy eating plan.

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Oxford Mail: Fitness trends in 2015

The New Year! A time for resolutions, positive thinking and moving forward. It's also a time when you can bet a new fitness trend or diet fad will be born, but what are the trends for this year? Oxford's personal trainer, Chris Hall, talks to the Oxford Mail about his predictions for the fitness trends in 2015.

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