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The three musketeers were clearly on to something with all that swashbuckling: fencing has now gone A-list

Will Smith admitted that he, Tom Cruise and David Beckham get together at Tom’s house for a bit of it, while Madonna has credited the combat sport for keeping her in shape. And that’s not surprising, because research shows that fencing will give you strong legs and toned thighs, calves and bum without building bulky muscles – as well as helping sharpen your reaction times. What’s not to like?

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