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What does being fit actually mean?

      Being classed as physically fit holds both social and personal value to people. That’s why the fitness industry is one of the largest in the world and is valued at around $100 billion. With links to health and wellness, being physically fit has...

The value of a multi gym membership

      Having a gym membership is nothing new. The rise of people getting involved with health and fitness by committing to a contract with a gym has been increasing steadily year on year. In 2019, it was reported that in the UK, 1 in 7 people were a...

6 circuit style structures for your workouts

    Now that we’ve all been working out from home for a while, we might be pretty well versed with the home workout. With no heavy weights for a basic reps and sets session, interval style or circuit workouts need to take their place. These take a little bit...

5 fitness myths to forget about

    Navigating the fitness world can be tough. It’s hard to develop and progress with fitness. It takes a lot of effort and a lot of dedication. That’s made harder when there are so many fitness myths circulating. Fitness myths aren’t usually a down right...

Our favourite home workouts of the week 11/05

    This Tuesday was 50 days since we’ve been in lockdown. And look how far we’ve come. We’re all sporting ridiculously long hair, know the inside of our living room like the back of our hands, can list all the programs on Netflix in alphabetical order, and...

Strength building shoulder exercises that use only your body weight

    As we get better at forming fitness routines that we can do from home, testing and trialing different exercises that can target different muscle groups, figuring out how to increase the difficulty to let us progress, there are some muscle groups that...

Can you retain muscle during lockdown?

    There’s a lot going on right now. Too much to get our heads round. Some of it is stressful and even a bit scary. Other things are just really frustrating. Not being able to get into the gym is one of those things. It’s challenging to not be able to do...

Things new runners want to know

    This running thing. Everyone’s at it now. And we don’t blame them. Running is easily accessible, requires no special equipment, and anyone can get started with it. You just have to lace up and go outside your front door.   There are also a huge...

Tips to help stay focused

    At the moment, staying focused feels really difficult. We’re easily distracted by the sound our washing machine makes, have the sudden urge to hoover under the sofa, or are just too tempted by the telly. Don’t worry. It’s not us. It’s all this weird...

Our favourite home workouts of the week 04/05

      We’re not sure how, but somehow, it’s May. And although things are still odd, there’s lots to look forward to. The sunshine. The warmth. The gradual process of getting back to ('a new') normal. And of course, another round up of our favourite home...
Our favourite home workouts of the week 29.06

Our favourite home workouts of the week 29.06

      Home workouts. Sigh. If the motivation to hoover the carpet and do burpees on it has well and truly run out, then you’re not alone. Because we’re so close to being able to get back in the gym, the the desire to workout from home might be...

The what and how of the clean and press

The what and how of the clean and press

      Some exercises are pretty self explanatory just from their name. Others are a bit more obscure and require a bit of browsing on the internet. Perhaps that's how you've got here. You want to know what it is, how to do it, what muscles it works and...

COVID-19: An update on UK gym status

COVID-19: An update on UK gym status

      As we’re sure you’re aware, lockdown is beginning to lift in the UK. Gyms are open in Northern Ireland, with those in England following on July 25th. As of yet, there is no confirmed date in Scotland and Wales for when gyms will reopen but we...

What is Metafit training?

What is Metafit training?

      If there's one thing we all know about fitness, it's that there is no shortage of training styles out there that promise to get you fit. In fact, there's probably too many. How do we know which ones are worth giving a go? And which ones are a...

How to get the running bug

How to get the running bug

      People say that once you start running, you're hooked. Claims of euphoric feelings, daily progress, quicker times, and runner's high all circulate. And if that's your experience. That's great. But not everybody falls in love at first run. For...