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Get fit in 2022 with TechRadar: the best time to get active

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Welcome to TechRadar Middle East's guide to getting fit in 2022. The new year is always an exciting time, and whatever your health goals, we're here to help steer you in the right direction with the best tips, advice and ideas.

Whether you're planning to run a marathon or just want some new ways to get a little more active each day, we've got something lined up for you, including tips on how to choose the best fitness tech, and how to get the most out of it. We've got expert advice from personal trainers that'll help you get started and stay motivated throughout the new year.

The TechRadar team will also be throwing in some of our own experiences and tips, which might just give you some ideas for new activities to try, or ways to work a little extra activity into your day. We're adding more every day, so bookmark this page and come back again soon to see what's new.

Fitness guides, tips, and ideas

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Seven tips to increase your energy levels and maximize your workout
Proper nutrition will maximize your workout performance and provide you with the energy needed to exercise well. 

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How to clean your running shoes
If your training shoes are starting to look dirty, don't throw them in the washing machine! Here's how to get them looking box-fresh without ruining them.

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Is sleep an integral part of getting fit?

More than just getting in your hours of sleep, you need to understand how well you sleep and how to improve it

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5 great stationary exercise bike workouts
We speak to multiple experts who offer up  indoor cycling workouts based on your individual goals – or whatever flavor you’re in the mood for that particular day.

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Is your body ready for workout or needs rest? Fitbit’s Daily Readiness Score is the answer

Take it up a notch or slow down and rest, now you know exactly what you need

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Your fitness journey starts with what you eat and here are some of the UAE's best healthy food concepts

Deliveroo helps you sort out your nutrition even when you don't have the time to make it yourself.

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Fitbit Sense vs Fitbit Versa 3
Thinking of picking up a fitness tracker to get your new year's resolutions off to the right start? Here's everything you need to know about two of Fitbit's top-end models.

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How to get fit on an indoor bike in 50 minutes
We asked trainers and coaches for their tips on how to make the most of your stationary bike, and compiled a list of great workouts for when time is at a premium.

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Why I added a massage gun to my home office
If you're interested in upgrading your home working setup for the new year, it's worth investing in more than just a new webcam and chair.

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How to use your Apple Watch's Blood Oxygen app
The Apple Watch 6 and 7 can measure blood oxygen saturation, which can be a useful insight into your health. Here's how to do it, and why it matters.

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Dubai gym offers one of the most immersive fitness experiences in the region

Wellfit not only tests the traditional fitness business model but leverages technology to create one of the most immersive fitness experiences available. 

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Is indoor cycling good for you?
Training on a static exercise bike is more popular than ever, but what effect does it have on your body, and what should you know before getting started?

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Apple's latest Fitness Plus update turns your watch into a virtual running coach

The fitness service is adding a new feature called 'Time to Run' where each run is led by one of Apple's coaches, who
take you through routes in the world's biggest cities with a guided tour while giving you guidance on technique.

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Wellfit uses technology to empower health, well-being and an active lifestyle

The gym brings technology and a healthier living under one roof

Cat is the editor of TechRadar's sister site Advnture. She’s a UK Athletics qualified run leader, and in her spare time enjoys nothing more than lacing up her shoes and hitting the roads and trails (the muddier, the better)