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What you need to know about getting back to the gym safely

    After a few months of being told to stay at home, we’re being encouraged to go out and about again. It’s time to try and get back to normal. A new normal. Indoor fitness facilities like gyms and pools are the next thing on the list to open up. Some of us...

Combining your strength training and running

      You don’t have to be a runner or a lifter. You can be both. If you’ve picked up a new running hobby during lockdown that you don’t want to abandon when you get back in the gym. Or if you’re a runner looking to make more of your overall fitness....

Fitness lessons to learn from lockdown

      For many of us, our exercise routines were flipped on their head when lockdown happened. No longer able to access the gym or any of the equipment in it, unable to workout in a group, use the pool, and remember when we weren’t allowed outside for...

How to build your strength back after lockdown

      For lots of us, lockdown meant that our usual fitness routines became a little different. No longer able to access the racks and benches at the gym, we needed to adapt our workouts to the equipment we had at home. If any at all. As much as we may...

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...
What is body conditioning?

What is body conditioning?

      The fitness world is not short of buzzwords. Just when we think we've gotten to grips with a new phrase that circulates, we hear another one which draws a blank. We nod politely as someone we know uses it into a sentence about their new fitness...

Take on the weighted plank

Take on the weighted plank

      If you're done with the basic plank, it might be time for the weighted plank. This core crunching exercise has infinite variations to amp up the full-body burn. If you can hold a plank correctly for more than 60 seconds, you might be ready to step...

Fitness lessons to learn from lockdown

Fitness lessons to learn from lockdown

      For many of us, our exercise routines were flipped on their head when lockdown happened. No longer able to access the gym or any of the equipment in it, unable to workout in a group, use the pool, and remember when we weren’t allowed outside for...

9 low-calorie summer drinks for BBQ season

9 low-calorie summer drinks for BBQ season

      When the sun is out, the BBQ is on, and you’re amongst all your favourite people, there’s no better moment for a summer tipple. You want something light and refreshing to sip on. And why shouldn’t you. It’s been a weird couple of months and you...

How to avoid tight calves after running

How to avoid tight calves after running

      There are lots of different niggles that can affect runners. You're getting into it, upping your mileage, but something keeps getting in your way. It's those tight calves. It might cause you discomfort in the days following a run, or it might...