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Sophie Saint

Sophie Saint
Exercise used to always terrify me, until I was forced to face it head-on with an impending surfing trip. Yoga, gym sessions and the odd round with a punchbag opened up my eyes to getting active and feeling awesome from it! Travelling, social media and blogging are what I love both in and out of work. And yoga has become a serious obsession now...

Recent Posts

6 post-workout meals to refuel your body 

Posted by Sophie Saint on Mar 16, 2018 11:51:52 AM

The saying goes “abs are made in the kitchen so get crunching!” - do you know what that means? You can workout to the best of your abilities, smash your sessions and feel like an exercise god/goddess… but if you’re not fuelling your body correctly, you could be undoing all your good work. Time to delve into delicious post-workout meals to refuel your body.

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How often should I buy new workout shoes? (And why?)

Posted by Sophie Saint on Mar 9, 2018 2:43:15 PM

You’re getting ready to hit the gym. You’ve got your bag packed with your workout outfit, your water bottle is full and your playlist is stuffed with inspiring beats. But do you ever stop and think about the gear that you’ve had for months? Perhaps years?

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A Mover’s guide to facing the fear of new fitness

Posted by Sophie Saint on Mar 1, 2018 8:47:36 PM

What does attending a new fitness class have in common with scaling Mount Everest? The thought of what lies ahead can be cripplingly terrifying, but the exhilaration gained from facing your fears, conquering the pre-nerve beast and realising that you CAN do it is what makes the whole thing worth it!

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The one thing that can make or break your workouts

Posted by Sophie Saint on Feb 23, 2018 1:03:14 PM

When we work out, we’re trying our hardest. We squat low, we power through reps, we meticulously follow instructors, and we aim high. We go until the sweat pours and our muscles tire…. But are we nailing techniques as well as we think we are?

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World Yoga Day: Why you should try yoga today

Posted by Sophie Saint on Feb 16, 2018 1:13:24 PM

With World Yoga Day fast approaching, we thought it might be a good time to explore yoga (one of our most popular activities on the MoveGB network) and the multitude of benefits it brings to your mind and body. Let’s dive into why you should try yoga today and find out how it can massively improve your fitness…. and change your life.

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Bodyweight workouts: 8 challenging partner workouts to try this week

Posted by Sophie Saint on Feb 9, 2018 3:34:04 PM

Sure, Valentine’s Day is looming, but you don’t have to be loved up to try these partner workouts! Forget about candlelit dates, seductive chocolates, and wining and dining - grab a mate, bestie or gym buddy to try these challenging bodyweight partner workouts, and smash this romantic week MoveGB style.

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10 Alternative fun workouts if you hate the gym

Posted by Sophie Saint on Feb 2, 2018 12:17:03 PM

Huzzah! January is done and dusted, and although it’s only 31 days, it can feel like 84 years… But we’re through to the other side. High-five to all who have been reclaiming their fitness mojo after the festive period and have slayed their January! 

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London’s best alternative yoga studios

Posted by Sophie Saint on Jan 26, 2018 3:24:34 PM

When life gets too stressful, a great yoga session is the perfect remedy! Not only is yoga brilliant for increasing flexibility and strength using your own body weight, but it can help you find your inner peace in the busy world we live in. We all need to take a break.

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5 Strange gym tools you have to try!

Posted by Sophie Saint on Jan 19, 2018 2:52:03 PM

We all remember that feeling - creeping tentatively into the gym for our first time and wondering how the hell we’re supposed to use the equipment.

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