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Helio – Gym Myth Buster – Free weights are only for bodybuilders

We’ve all seen them; the men whom look as if they were carved out of mountains and whose grunts resonate throughout the gym, shaking us to our very core. You’re not alone in finding them slightly intimidating, we’re in the same boat! You may feel like the bodybuilders and the schwarzenegger-esque gym-goers seem to dominate the free weights area, don’t let that make you think free weights are just for them! Here at Helio we are completely inclusive and dedicate our free weight area to anyone who wants to use them - regardless of experience and size. Find out why free...

Helio Gym Myth Buster – Everyone is watching me!

We’ve all felt it. You timidly prise open the doors of the gym like the swinging doors of a saloon and a silence seems to settle upon the gym and all eyes appear to train upon you as if you are a limping gazelle navigating the Savanna. While this might be what it feels like, it’s not the case! Everyone feels a little insecure in the gym; worrying someone can run faster, longer, better than you. Worrying that someone can lift more than you and for longer… But you need to remember that no one is in a gym to...

Helio Health Hints – Exercising with high cholesterol

Over half (YES half!) of the adults in the UK today suffer from irregularly high cholesterol, that’s a whopping percentage of people! As many of us well know, high cholesterol can lead to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease; something I’m sure we all want to avoid! However exercise can be the exact thing to help those suffering with high cholesterol. Exercise is actually proven to increase the transportation of cholesterol from the cells to the liver for processing and elimination from the body. The best way to get started is to start out slow if you have had a break from...

PT Spotlight – Rachel Ratcliffe

Name: Rachel Ratcliffe Specialism(s): Fat loss + Bootcamps Unique Fact: I'm hoping to climb Kilimanjaro in the next few years. I make a mean carrot cake… so I've been told! What inspired you to become a PT? And how long have you been one? I have been a personal trainer for about 2 years now. I have always been into sports growing up, but once I left college I became lazy and gained quite a bit of weight. After having my son, I decided that had to change! Trying so many different ways and realising most of them are not achievable, I educated myself about how to...

Helioween Healthy Treats (no tricks here!)

Halloween is the time for trickery and mischievousness but you will find none of that at Helio. We’re an open book ready to help our members and answer any questions you may have. With that in mind we have let loose a few of our Helioween scary smoothies from our recipe book! Green-Eyed Monster Smoothie If you want to scare you friends, family and children with a spooky drink whilst still being healthy, then this is the drink for you. To prepare you will need: 1 ripe banana, sliced 75g cup pineapple A handful of baby spinach 1 tsp. ground flax seed 240 ml almond milk 75g cup...