• Times have changed for us ladies in the gym
    If you walk into most gyms these days you will notice that the landscape has changed… for the better. Gone are the days when they are full of muscly men, grunting away, with their tops off and bulging biceps. Nowadays, you will see just as many women amongst the free weights and resistance machines as…
  • Tone up those bingo Wings?
    In this article we are going to focus on the triceps muscle. The triceps muscle is the large muscle at the back of the upper arm. It has 3 heads – the long, lateral and medial head (hence Tri) and is attached to the shoulder blade and elbow joint. The triceps muscle is used to…
  • Quickfire Round with Simon, your fitness questions answered.
    Why should you keep fit?Everyone should keep their body, inside and outside, in the best condition they can. This can drastically reduce your chances of developing serious medical problems like heart disease, diabetes, and strokes. Exercise delivers oxygen and nutrients around the body helping it to be more efficient. Your muscles and bones become stronger…
  • True or False? The Truth About Your Fitness And Working Out
    This month I’m answering some of the most frequently asked questions in fitness, dispelling a few myths along the way! If I’m not sweating, I’m not working hard enough?False. Sweating is not always an indicator of hard work, but merely the body’s way of cooling itself down. Think of a hot day, you may end…
  • 11 amazing ways your body changes when you start exercising.
    Whether you’re a complete beginner or a “new-starter”, you might be wondering how physical activity will impact you and your health. Well, there is some great news! Exercising will not only change your lifestyle but will also have some amazing health benefits that you’ll see and feel on your body from head to toe.
  • 9 Steps to setting and maintaining realistic fitness goals for 2022
    The new year is here already, and for many of us, new fitness goals for 2022 will be top of the list. In fact, over 40% of UK adults will vow to ‘exercise more’, with many saying they want to lose weight and to take a more proactive approach to health.
  • The 9 Body Transformation Rules you should abide by in 2022
    When you’re looking to transform your body, there are a few things to consider. Firstly, if you’re considering a transformation then you would probably be feeling really out of shape, unfit and generally feeling unhealthy! Let’s be honest, to get to this point it will have taken many months, or even years. So, let’s not…
  • What’s the best way to lose fat? It’s not what you think.
    In my many years of being a fitness professional, that is the most asked question. Fat seems to be the most important part of people fitness journey, or should I say how to get rid of it!Well, let me tell you, there are no magic pills, there are no special exercises, and there is not…
  • 7 Common Diet Myths to be aware of in 2022
    Simon dispels seven common diet and exercise myths we hear so much of. Number six may surprise you.
  • Don’t just join a gym in January 2022
    Despite the gym being a central focus to help improve your fitness and mental wellbeing there are other factors to consider that play a key role in how successful you are in your new fitness journey.
  • Blanka’s top tips to stay safe when running this winter
    If you like to run outside during the winter months as well using the treadmill, cross trainer or Stairmaster then this article is for you! Here Blanka gives us her top tips for running outside in winter