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Your guide to gym etiquette!

From the changing rooms to the cardio zone, when it comes to gym etiquette, there are a few rules we would like everyone to follow. Cardio Zone Don’t get mobile Chatting on a treadmill is a recipe for disaster. There are exceptions for using your phone on a treadmill and…

Get your best ever sleep!

On December 11, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Everyone knows that sleep is important. But with so much to do, how do you ensure you get enough shut-eye? Here are 10 simple steps we use to engineer the perfect night of sleep every time. Use it tonight. Thank us in the morning.   WHY YOU NEED SLEEP Good sleep: – Is…

Beginners Training Guide

On December 7, 2015, Posted by , In exercise,Training, By ,, , With No Comments

Without progressive overload you won’t get results! Lets keep this real simple! When you’re new to training you can pretty much do anything and get stronger, you progress fast, (as long as you’re consistent that is). However once that FUN period is over and we’re not improving at the rate we…

Children in Need 2015

Help us raise over £500! For Children in Need 2015 we are going to be running FREE personal training sessions between 9am & 5pm this Friday. Our great PT team have given up their time on Friday to lead these sessions and they will be making them fun and challenging…

TRENDING SUPERFOODS

So many new “superfoods” are announced each month, it’s hard to keep up. Here’s a list of the trending ones. 1. Pomegranate Charting at number 1 after being shown recently to have massive anti-inflammatory properties that fight dementia. These are from punicalagin, a compound in pomegranate seeds’ skin. 2. Whey powder…

Setting SMART goals

On June 22, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Set a SMART Goal In the world of fitness, a SMART goal is one that is Specific, Measurable, and Achieveable, and it’s one that you can Reward yourself for meeting as long as you meet it within a certain Time. Meeting goals is satisfying, and  it helps build momentum. Just pay close attention to the “achieveable”…

HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING (HIIT)

High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT is perfect for busy people who want a fast, but challenging workout that delivers results. It’s no surprise that an annual survey conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)considered HIIT the number one fitness trend of 2014. The survey predicts it will rank…

SCIENTISTS PROVE JUNK FOOD IS ADDICTIVE

On February 25, 2015, Posted by , In Diet,Fat Loss,nutrition, By ,,,, , With No Comments

We’ve all experienced it. That compulsion to over eat sweet, salty, fatty food. Whether it’s a burger, fries and shake or just a tub of cookie dough ice cream, junk food rarely leaves you feeling full and often leaves some people, inexplicably, wanting more. Well, researchers at the University of Michigan…

Lose fat by eating it!

Load up on natural fats such as butter and red meat to cut your body fat in half We’ve been told to avoid eating fat for decades – but new evidence shows that we’ve been led astray. Not only does it increase weight loss, but it can lower the risk…

Pilates enhances mind – body awareness

On January 26, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Pilates can change the way you move, breathe and hold your posture – all through practicing movements of the body with enhanced mind-body awareness. Benefits of Pilates are:  Improved posture and alignment of your body  Better muscle tone of the core stomach, hip and pelvic floor muscles  Increased flexibility  Improved…