exercise

High Octane Sports: Putting the Thrill Back Into Exercise

August 8, 2013
Sports

This is a guest post by Sadie. For many of us, simply visiting the gym or going for a jog is a very boring task. It’s no wonder that we can’t muster the energy and excitement to go and ‘pound the pavements’ for an hour or so in the typically miserable British summer weather. That’s […]

Putt Your Foot on the Green

August 8, 2013
Golf

This is a guest post by Julie. Summer is finally here and there’s never been a better time to get out of the gym, embrace the beautiful weather and give golf a go. Not only is golf good for the soul it’s also a great way to build fitness, improve flexibility and strengthen muscles. If […]

Keeping Your Interest in Fitness

August 8, 2013
Fitness

This is a guest post by Julie. It is said that variety is the spice of life and this could not be truer when it comes to maintaining a fitness regime. It’s easy to get stuck in a rut and simply stick to the same routine you feel comfortable with. Sticking to the same routine […]

The Perks of Being a CrossFit Trainer

July 22, 2013

The demand for CrossFit trainers is growing by leaps and bounds since the last couple of years. According to a report by Every Last Rep, there are 480 CrossFit coaches entering the employment market every week. More gyms and fitness institutions are incorporating the idea as the calorie burning ratio is high compared to other […]

3 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Body this Summer

May 19, 2013
body

This is a guest post by Victoria Ramos. With the temptation of rotisserie pigs, sugary drinks with umbrellas in them, late night taco runs on the way home from the beach, and basically everything that has to do with the Fourth of July, it can be hard to stay on track with your weight loss […]

Running shoes: Where to start

May 10, 2013
Running Shoes

This is a guest post by Jordan. Spring has finally sprung, and already the number of runners and power-walkers out on the street is increasing. While we’d all like to think we could brave the cold to go running, it’s rare that we look out at snow-covered England with any considerable degree of excitement first […]

How tennis is becoming one of the most enjoyable ways to keep fit

May 10, 2013
Tennis Balls

This is a guest post by Ben Walker. Tennis has been around for years and used to be seen as a sport for higher class society, but more people are picking up a racket and giving it a go as a way of keeping fit. There are no limitations to playing with the opposite sex […]

Foam Rolling – 5 Benefits of Myofascial Release

May 4, 2013
roam rolling

This is a guest post by Devin Shrubb. Foam rolling is a relatively new exercise that has hit the fitness scene by storm in the last few years. It is essentially applying your bodyweight to the roller to squish your muscles. This stimulates fibers in your fascia (stretchy bands that surround muscles) which in turn […]

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3 Ways to Use a Treadmill

March 31, 2013
treadmill

This is a guest post by Macy. In my early visits at the gym, I observed that the treadmill is a very popular choice for those who want a cardiovascular workout. I was not that surprised, since I knew that the treadmill is so simple to use and it can adapt to all fitness levels. […]

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