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Gym class claims to make you "lucky in love"

A gym session that's guaranteed to make you lucky in love? That's what London's latest fitness class - available from today at Gymbox gyms - claims to do.

Gymbox say that Pheromone Improvement Training (or P.I.T.) is specially designed so that participants release key pheromones which attract the opposite sex.

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No such thing as a free lunch?

Today is your last chance to grab a free lunch from the Run For Your Bun cafe in Covent Garden.

The pop-up offers customers a free dish if they first take part in a six minute micro-workout.

The cafe is part of a campaign to encourage people to be more active during the working day.

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Olympics "shook off boxing's macho image"

Sarah Trevett from Miguel's Boxing and Fitness Gym says they've seen a massive surge in interest from female customers:

"The old macho image of boxing has been shaken during 2012, with Nicola Adams winning the first women's boxing gold medal for Team GB in the Olympics.....Around half of the trainers on the team are women, and there are two women-focused fitness classes a week. Even when classes aren't exclusively female orientated, women are constantly active at the gym, whether involved in personal training sessions, classes or working out on the bags and the gym by themselves."

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