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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. It's now reported that in the UK, 1 in 7 are a member of a gym....

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...
10 things to know about squat form

10 things to know about squat form

      It’s probably the most well-known exercise there is. And with good reason. The squat is a functional body movement that we’ve been doing all our lives. We did it as babies, and we do it now. The squat is an incredibly efficient compound exercise,...

The ultimate rowing machine workouts

The ultimate rowing machine workouts

      The rowing machine is a humble piece of equipment that you can find in most gyms. Often overlooked, this one piece of equipment can give us an intense and versatile workout that offers a full body strength and conditioning session, whilst testing...

Our favourite home workouts of the week 01.06

Our favourite home workouts of the week 01.06

      We don’t know about you, but it feels as though the value and interest in exercise has increased during this time. Everyone’s at it. Its positive impacts on our health and wellbeing have become more apparent than ever. A useful tool for when...

Should you do two workouts in a day?

Should you do two workouts in a day?

      Fitness plays a different role in people's lives. It's got a unique value and place for all of us. We're all just trying to make it work around our lifestyles and use it in the best way that suits us. For some, a bit of gentle exercise 2-3 times a...

The 5 exercises to add to any home workout

The 5 exercises to add to any home workout

      It doesn’t matter that we’re at home a bit more, it’s still pretty tricky to fit fitness in. If anything, it’s probably trickier. Coming up with a balanced and challenging routine with the minimal equipment we’ve got takes effort. There’s no...

How to zone out to improve your gym workout

How to zone out to improve your gym workout

      What a weird title. And it is. What on earth do zoning out and working out have to do with each other? Isn't zoning out a bad thing? On the surface, it's easy to think that zoning out and working out probably have nothing to do with each other....