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       The rise of the female fitness model  Jump to media player Why are more women taking up fitness modelling?
          + 30 May 17
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       'Kenya's ready' say fitness entrepreneurs  Jump to media player The BBC's Nancy Kacungira went to talk to two budding entrepreneurs in Nairobi's fitness industry.
          + 13 Mar 17
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       Have you got the bottle for 'beer yoga'?  Jump to media player A fitness craze from Germany combining yoga poses while drinking beer is gaining popularity in Asia.
          + 25 Apr 17
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       The model changing the face of fashion  Jump to media player Iskra Lawrence never fitted into a fashion industry box... so she decided to use social media to create her own.
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       Is your dog fitter than Diego?  Jump to media player Dog owners are turning to apps like FitBark to keep their pooches primed. The BBC's Greg Brosnan finds out more.
          + 01 May 17
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       Pedometer tracker trial for Welsh cows  Jump to media player A herd of breeding cows in Wales are being fitted with Fitbit-type devices to see if the distances they walk affects their ability to rear healthy calves.
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