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YOUR SAFETY, OUR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY

By |July 23rd, 2020|News|

IN-PERSON, ONLINE & ONDEMAND We are super excited about reopening our doors on the 27th July and can’t wait to welcome you all back into the gym. It’s time to turn 2020 around, focus on you, your health and finish the year fitter, leaner and stronger. Our number one priority is to #protect all members and staff. We have gone above and beyond the guidelines set out by Government and UK Active [...]

The Single Most Important and Overlooked Factor For Muscle & Strength

By |June 11th, 2020|News|

Have you ever wondered why despite training in the gym 3 times per week consistently for 5 years, nothing ever changes? You switch up your program every few weeks, follow the routine, but there is no progress. It’s quite likely that you may have overlooked the single most important factor in getting positive results from your training - progressive overload. You can have the perfect training program, with all parameters optimised for obtaining your [...]

The Missing Piece To Performance: 7 Steps To Establishing A Morning Routine

By |June 11th, 2020|Nutrition, News|

The blaring alarm shocks you out of a deep sleep, you snooze a couple of times with a feeling of dread, finally manage to drag yourself out of bed in a whirl of anxiety. You rush to the bathroom, checking WhatsApp and Social Media en route, and frantically get dressed for work. You may or may not shovel down a quick breakfast of sorts, but all you really care about is when the first [...]

The ONLY Way to Lose Body Fat

By |June 10th, 2020|Nutrition, News|

How many times have you jumped on to the next fad diet, or high-intensity exercise boot camp, only to find you’re spinning your wheels? Everyone intuitively understands that eating less and moving is probably a good idea in order to lose weight. In practice, though, many people find these concepts difficult to implement, especially over anything more than the short-term. With the abundance of various dietary options available, the solution is usually to jump [...]

Equipment for Online Classes

By |May 11th, 2020|News|

Get equipped and join our online weight lifting classes. See our space saving recommendations and options to suit all budgets below: Dumbbells A pair of adjustable dumbbells will give you the biggest bang for you buck. This versatile bit of kit is our number one recommendation for home gym equipment. Depending on your budget we would recommend the following... On a budget? Go for a pair of adjustable dumbbells with a screw pin collar [...]

DAILY 15-MINUTE HIP MOBILITY ROUTINE

By |March 19th, 2020|News|

For those of you that have been asked to work from home it is likely that your step count and daily movement will be severely reduced. This is going to leave you stiff and immobile. To combat this we have put together 4 hip stretches and 1 movement flow for you to run through each day. Stretching is also great for activating your parasympathetic (rest & digest) nervous system, which is what we need [...]

Fitness Tech You Should Own

By |December 18th, 2019|News|

With so many health and fitness apps, products & services on the market it can be confusing for the consumer on which one to invest time and money in. Sleep apps, mindfulness apps, DNA testing, blood work, heart rate variability (HRV), the list goes on. All of these products and services are effective; they focus the consumer’s attention on their health and fitness, with the hope that the user makes positive lifestyle changes. This [...]

Are you getting enough Fibre?

By |December 5th, 2018|News|

We recommend the following fibre intake: Women 30-35g per day Men 40-45g per day What is Fibre? There are two types (both are important): Soluble fibre Relatively indigestible, water-soluble carbohydrates found in plants that undergo metabolic processing to enhance bowel health. They include: Oats, dried beans and peas, nuts, barley, flax, fruits like oranges, bananas and apples. Vegetables such as artichokes and carrots. Insoluble fibre Indigestible, non-water soluble carbohydrates found primarily in the structures that make [...]

Hotel Room Workout

By |December 5th, 2018|News|

Short on time, have no equipment but need a full body workout? Then look no further. Try our FIT workout below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBcNZZKcI2M ROUND ONE 1 Slow jog 2 Shoulder tap press up/ shoulder tap kneeling press up/ kneeling shoulder tap press up 3 High knee jog at 60% 4 Double lunge double squat 5 Sprint 10s each at 80%, 90% & 100% 6 Travelling front support 7 Hop to squat to [...]

Part 3 – Sleep

By |December 5th, 2018|News|

You need approximately 8hrs of uninterrupted sleep everyday. Fact. If you are getting less than 8hrs and waking up more than once per night then this is an area of your lifestyle that needs improving. Lack of sleep can: Drive up inflammation within your body. Inflammation is something you do not want more of as it can aggravate other conditions and diseases. It can also deteriorate health all on its own. Reduce your sensitivity [...]

Part 2 – Digestion

By |December 5th, 2018|News|

The digestive system is complex. We could write pages and pages of detailed information, which would quite frankly bore you to tears. Instead, do a simple assessment of your digestive health and then follow our basic strategies, day in, day out for a number of weeks and see if this makes a difference. For the majority of our clients it works. Assessing your digestive health No need for blood tests, saliva or stool samples [...]

Part 1 – Get Healthy

By |December 5th, 2018|News|

In this 3 part series of Get Healthy, we talk about the foundations to good health: breathing, digestion & sleep. Before you read on, understand that all 3 areas are closely linked and can easily affect one another. Part 1 – Breathing I know what you are thinking. I breathe, If I didn’t I would die. So why do I need to read on? Well, It is how you breathe that we want [...]

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