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Benefits of including yoga in your fitness regime

Yoga is a mind and body practice with historical origins in ancient Indian philosophy. Like other meditative movement practices used for health purposes, various styles of yoga typically combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation.

Getting fit with your kids is a walk in the park

Finding time to do activities with your kids that will keep them fit and healthy can be a challenge. The UK Chief Medical Officers recommend that children should be active for at least an hour a day, which can seem quite daunting, particularly if you’re not used to being active yourself.

Active children are healthier and smarter

It is vital that everyone maintains an active lifestyle to ensure they remain healthy and this of course includes children and young people. Today it can be easy for children to fall into the trap of spending too much time in front of the TV or computer, playing video games, or chatting to friends on social media but this has led to the current generation of children being branded ‘the least active generation in history’ by Lord Sebastian Coe.

Brrr….ring on the exercise: Tips for exercising in cold and icy weather

As the mercury continues to drop, you may be finding it harder to keep up your exercise routine. Colder weather means getting out and about takes a lot more motivation than it does during the warmer months. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many of our customers struggle to keep active in this weather too.

Boxing training for fitness…biggest benefits!

With the start of 2019, and the inevitable resolutions to get fitter and healthier that come with the advent of a New Year, we’ll see an increase in gym members looking to increase their physical activity levels. However, not all forms of physical activity are created equal. Boxing is one of the most physically demanding sports on your lungs, heart and muscles. If you can make it through the blood, sweat and tears, you will be rewarded with health benefits ranging from a longer life expectancy, less stress and more muscle.

How to make (and keep) your new year fitness resolutions

2019 is here! For many, fitness goals will be top of the list. In fact 38% of UK adults will vow to ‘exercise more’, with 33% saying they want to lose weight and 15% wanting to take a more proactive approach to health (according to CommRes).

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