Exercise

  1. How Workplaces Encourage Employee Fitness

    workplace fitnessWe all know how important it is to stay fit and healthy to maintain a positive mind set, but have we ever contemplated how exercising could increase our productivity? It is believed that regular fitness not only boosts your mood and improves your health, but it can also help with your attention to detail and focus in the workplace too.

    As a result of this, we are starting to see an increase in businesses and large companies advertise and organise fitness related activities for their staff. Within this article we are going to explore what fitness plans are currently available for staff members.

    On-Site Facilities

    We are currently seeing an increase in larger business such as factories and hospitals introducing the concept of on-site gym facilities which their staff members

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  2. How to Exercise and Stay Healthy While Travelling

    holiday fitnessAlthough term time has begun, September is still prime time for travelling for most adults. September still poses decent weather across the globe and the reduction in families and children make it more appealing to adults seeking some peaceful sunshine before the summer truly ends and autumn comes creeping in.

    However, as travelling is still in it’s prime during this month, you would still need to ensure that you don’t get taken in by the indulging amount of foods on offer and the lazing around the pool atmosphere. And to help combat this there are a variety of ways in which businesses, hotels and airports have adapted their travel plans to make staying healthy on holiday easy. So, continue reading if you want to find out more.

    Airport Facilities

    When you are at the Airport wai

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  3. Why Autumn is the Perfect Time to Take up Running

    Running has always been and always will be a fantastic way to keep fit. However, those first few runs are what requires the most motivation to start you on a regular routine. Within this article we are going to look at why autumn is the perfect time to take up running or jogging compared to summer. So, if you want to find out how you can find the motivation to take up jogging this fall, then keep on reading.

    Better Weather for Runningautumn running

    One of the main reasons why so many people choose to start running regularly in the autumn is the change in weather. As during the summer, it is essential that you take the weather into consideration as to avoid getting dehydrated or sunburnt. Whereas the autumn does not pose these risks, which makes it the preferred time to go out jogging regularly. This is

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  4. Five Types of Boxing for Fitness

    five types of boxing gloveBoxing for fitness has increased in popularity over the years due to its strict technique and emotional release which allows people to work out and build muscle too. Under the umbrella of boxing there are a number of exercises and disciplines which you can explore. So, if you are looking into adding boxing into your fitness regime, then you can read this article to find out which technique appeals to you most. Here are just five different types of boxing which we are going to explore further below:

    1. Kickboxing
    2. Shadow Boxing
    3. Mixed Martial Arts
    4. Muay Thai
    5. Savate

    Kickboxing

    To begin with we are going to look into one of the most popular practiced type of boxing which is very versatile.

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  5. Zwift Going from Strength to Strength

    Do you enjoy using the machines at the gym but want to train in the comfort of your own home in a supportive environment? Then Zwift training could be something you should look into giving a go.  Within this article we are going to explore what the Zwift brand is all about and how you can update your training regime using virtual training equipment. So, if you want to find out more about Zwift, then keep on reading.

    What is Zwift?

    Zwift is a company which produces fitness equipment that allows you to work out at home, but still get that sense of community and motivation you get in a class at the gym. This is possible as they have online features on their cycles where you can train and race against other users across the globe. Recently their cycling races have become more recognised in the fitness world where you can train to compete in races against competitors worldwide. The benefits of this form of race is that you can do it from the comfort of your own home without

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  6. Underwater Strength Training – What is it?

    Do you love being in the water and improving your strength? Want to take your weightlifting regime to the next level for impressive results? Have you ever heard of underwater strength training? Adding the resistance of the pool water to your strength training regime, you can achieve fantastic results. However, you would need to be careful when submerged under the water as this activity poses risks as well as benefits. Discover all you need to know about this extreme fitness activity by reading the rest of this article.

    Resistance Training in the Poolunderwater strength training

    So, what is underwater strength training you ask? Underwater strength training is where athletes and fitness enthusiasts take to the water to perform muscle building exercises. Water adds an impressive

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  7. 10 Ways You Can Exercise On a Busy Schedule

    When you are working full time and have a packed schedule, it can be difficult to find a way to fit exercise into your day to day routine. However, by making a few simple changes to the way you approach your everyday tasks, you could be benefiting from exercise without realising it. Below we have explored ten ways in which you can effortlessly boost your fitness content in your everyday schedule

    1. Park the opposite end of a car park
    2. Set your alarm 30 mins early to stretch
    3. Take the stairs not the escalator or lift
    4. Get off a bus stop further away
    5. Cycle to work rather than drive
    6. Fast app workout challenges
    7. Go for more walks with your partner, family or pet
    8. At home dance parties
    9. Stand up more
    10. Using a resistance band in the evening when watching TV
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  8. Engaging Summer Activities for All Ages!

    According to the National Child Measurement Programme as part of NHS Digital, over 1 in 5 children overweight or obese when they start school and this statistic goes up to 1 in three by the time they go up to the high school. This is a shocking statistic and to help combat this, there are a number of school and government led exercise activities to help keep the kids moving rather than sitting at home on their phones or consoles. And with the summer holidays just around the corner, we wanted to put this blog post together to provide you with a vast list of engaging activities your little one can do this summer to keep them active.

    Activities For Pre-School Childrensummer activities water

    For young children it may be hard to think of outdoor exercises which they will be able

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  9. How Social Media Influences Our Attitudes Towards Health and Fitness

    No matter what age you are, you are bound to have at least one account with one of the most popular social media platforms. Nowadays we find ourselves engulfed in the world of social media, checking and uploading to it regularly, so there is no doubt that we find ourselves heavily impacted by the images and videos we see online from influencers, friends and family.

    One of the major effects social media can have on us is through health and fitness, so within this article we are going to look into how social media impacts our attitudes towards exercise and healthy eating.

    Positive Effects Social Media Has on Health and Fitnesssocial media health and fitness

    There are a number of ways in which social media can have a positive effect on your mental and physical

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  10. Why You Should Try Pool HIIT Exercises

    Are you looking for a new and fun way to workout which gives you all of the benefits of high intensity training with the added resistance of water? Then continue reading this article to find out how you can combine HIIT exercises into your time at the pool to create a cohesive and effective training routine. Within this article we also cover the benefits of the water resistance and HIIT along with how the two complement one another to make the perfect fitness class.

    What is HIIT?hiit pool workout hiit

    HIIT is a method of working out which stands for High Intensity Interval Training. This form of exercise consists of spurts of high performance moves with a lower intensity break in between for recovery.

    There are many benefits to this type of fitness training which is why

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