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
- Park the opposite end of a car park
- Set your alarm 30 mins early to stretch
- Take the stairs not the escalator or lift
- Get off a bus stop further away
- Cycle to work rather than drive
- Fast app workout challenges
- Go for more walks with your partner, family or pet
- At home dance parties
- Stand up more
- Using a resistance band in the evening when watching TV
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 Children
For young children it may be hard to think of outdoor exercises which they will be able
Posted: June 19, 2019||
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 Fitness
There are a number of ways in which social media can have a positive effect on your mental and physical
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 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
Over recent years technology has dominated the fitness community by allowing athletes to gather more in depth information on their training. The most common way is to use a wristband tracker; however brands have been evolving the tracking technology to allow you to practice your sport freely without having to worry about syncing a band to your phone.
Within this article we are going to look into some of the must-have sports technology which could help you take your training regime to the next level. In this article we are going to look into the technology created by Dribble Up. There are three types of smart balls created by Dribble Up and we are going to explore each of these further within this post:
- Smart Soccer Ball
- Smart Basket Ball
- Smart Medicine Ball
Posted: April 17, 2019||
In recent years the health and fitness trends have evolved along with the addition of emotional well-being aspects. And from this, is where Wellness Festivals were born. Typically when you think of a festival, you think of muddy fields and obscenely loud music until the early hours. However, Wellness Festivals are the exact opposite of this and help you become one with your body through allowing yourself to escape from everyday life.
Therefore, if you have not come across the concept of Wellness Festivals before, we have put together a list of six events held here in the UK which might peak your interest. Along with this we are going to look into what a Wellness Festival actually is and how you can benefit from attending. So if you want to find out more about this health trend on the rise, then keep on reading.
What is a Wellness Festival?
A Wellness Festival is usually a day or weekend event that takes place yearly to help promote a healthier lifestyle amongst
Posted: April 10, 2019||
Possibly one of the biggest worldwide concerns is that of the longevity of a healthy planet. As humans there are a long list of things which generation after generation has done to harm the world. However, the strive to reverse the effects of Global Warming are hot on consumer and company minds alike. And this is why we have seen such a great advance in technology and alternative methods of creating products and services which help us give back to the environment.
So within this article we are going to look into various improvements in the fitness world are helping us save the planet. We will also explain how easy it is for you to get involved with making simple changes in your day to day life which will help reverse the damaging effects on the world. There are four main topics we are going to cover in this blog post and they are as follows:
- Sustainable Sports Clothing
- Alternative Commuting Methods
- Enhanced Gym Equipment
Are you a great motivator? Do you love maintaining a healthy lifestyle? Are you a positive influence on others? Then a personal trainer could be the job you are looking for. This type of job is possibly one of the most rewarding ones out there. When training with your clients you are able to watch them grow and evolve through your assistance. Whether their goals are to lose weight, get fitter, run a marathon, take up the sport professionally, you too will receive an outstanding level of satisfaction as well as them when they reach their end goals. So, if personal training is something you would be interest in, then keep on reading.
General Job Description of a PT
Whether you are applying for a position or are exploring your options,
Posted: February 20, 2019||
When it comes to fuelling our bodies, we all know the importance of finding the right balance of our food groups. But often new diets and crazes emerge which leads us to want to experiment more with our intake. And recently two have become increasingly popular and have divided a community of health conscious people. This is because these diets known as Carnivore and Vegan are polar opposites. Therefore within this blog post we are going to look into the basics of each of these diets from the food you can and can’t consume to the health benefits and risks to each of them. So if you are interested in learning more about the latest diets and lifestyles to sweep the nation then continue reading.
What is the Carnivore Diet?
The first of the two d
Posted: February 13, 2019||
If you want to try out a new way to train but don’t want to hold back on your love for swimming, than pool based resistance training could be right up your street. Within this article we are going to explore a new fitness trend called underwater weight lifting. Below we are going to explore what the training is, the benefits and risks of the activity along with how you can get involved. So if you want to find out more about under water weight lifting and what it can do for you, keep on reading!
What is it?
Underwater weight lifting is the ultimate resistance training routine. Combining the resistance experienced in the water, with the additional strain on your muscles from lifting weights, this workout will truly p