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Keep motive8ed! How to Stay Fit Over Christmas

Christmas is a time of indulgence, and us Brits do like to indulge! Over 10 million turkeys are consumed over this period, as well as a staggering 300 million mince pies. In fact, on Christmas day alone we can consume over 6,000 calories. It’s not surprising that we’re concerned about how to stay fit over […]

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When time is short: Christmas Circuit workout

Christmas Circuit Workout Over the holiday season with office parties, family gatherings and gift wrapping, it can often feel like there is a shortage of time in the day. Unfortunately, the one task that frequently gets pushed to the bottom of the pile and neglected is a workout, leaving you feeling sluggish going into the […]

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Fitness Tip – Outdoor Gear for Winter Workouts

Just because it’s cold doesn’t mean you can’t train outside; you just have to be smart about how you prepare yourself for the oncoming weather. For all the outdoor morning joggers and park gym goers winter does not have to force you to stay indoors or signing up for a gym membership. Some people might […]

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Mindfulness for a Better Workout

Mindfulness is now widely recognised as an important tool for employee wellbeing, but what exactly is it and how can it help make for a better workout? We look at how to incorporate mindfulness into an exercise programme to get even better results.

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The best ways to fit in a lunchtime workout

Do you work long hours? Do you feel as if you don’t have time for the gym? Are you too tired to even go to the gym before or after work? If the answer is yes to these questions then a lunchtime workout sounds like this could be the one for you. You can do […]

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Gymnastics Inspired Workout

With the 2017 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships heading to Montreal we wanted to look at the incredible strength of the very best in gymnastics, so we’ve created a gymnastics inspired workout. The world is full of different types of strong athletes but many may not realise gymnasts are highly regarded as one of the pound […]

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Invictus Games Inspired Workout 2

In this blog I will be introducing the world of Invictus and have chosen one workout from their website that I found interesting which will be discussed later on in the blog. Firstly, what is Invictus? Invictus is a fitness company based in San Diego, California with 3 gymnasiums currently operating and their main goal […]

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Training for a half marathon

As one of the UK’s biggest running events, the Great North Run last weekend was yet another huge success, with 57,000 runners taking park and Mo Farah winning his record fourth consecutive race. If you’re feeling inspired to have a go, before thinking about running a half marathon like the Great North Run, a good […]

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The Importance of Core Training

Core exercises should be an essential part of your daily workout routine. Neglecting basic core strength training can lead to poor posture and make everyday tasks in life that little bit harder. A couple of examples of this could be carrying a shopping bag or perhaps your child or grandchild; without basic core strength these […]

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Reasons to Join A Sports Club

Joining a sports club can have various benefits for an individual’s physical and mental health. Sports clubs not only provide a space and a time where you can be physically active, but also allow you to interact with others. Whether you decide to join football, kickboxing or even ultimate Frisbee, you will surely reap the […]

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Weekend Warriors – Making the most of the weekend

For those of you lucky enough to enjoy weekends off work, they are the perfect opportunity to get some exercise in a fun and different way. During the summer months, make the most of the (hopefully) improved weather. Head outside! Whether it is as simple as taking the kids down the park with a ball, […]

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Change It Up – Outdoor Gym Circuit

Summer is about to end, which means that whilst we still have beautiful, warmer mornings and fairly nice evenings to go outside and exercise, such as parks and fields, we should look to advantage of what the great outdoor space has to offer. We have 2 simple options – either we take our own fitness […]

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Improving spinal posture at work

The spine, also known as the vertebral column, is typically called a column because it acts as a pillar for the whole body. It offers strength and stability for the whole body, allows movement to occur, as well as allowing different movements such as flexion, extension and rotation. For this reason it is very important […]

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Resistance Bands- What, Why and How

In this blog we’re going to cover the benefits and uses of resistance bands. Hopefully by the end you will be ready and willing to give it a go as part of your workout routine. What are resistance bands? Resistance bands, or physio bands, are either flat or tubular and can come with or without […]

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Reverse your workout

If you slug along on a piece of cardio for half an hour and then attempt some weight-based training, the chances are you won’t gain the maximum benefits from your workout. Here’s a little suggestion on how to reawaken your workout to keep you on track with your fitness goals: Beginning… Start with an active […]

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