Summer holidays are in… but does that mean your fitness is out? Jumping on a plane is pretty darn exciting, but as you fly away from your home and routines, it could also mean bidding a farewell to your fitness routines.
Hands up if you’re guilty for spending too much time on social media? We all scroll through Instagram and Facebook, lapping up content on a daily basis. But are you keeping up-to-date with the right kind of influences? Do they keep you inspired? Do you feel motivated by what they share?
Yeow - it’s a scorcher, eh? Summer is treating us oh so well, but with hot long days where barbecues and beer gardens reign supreme, it can be a battle to keep to your fitness routines. Especially if it’s so hot, you can barely bear the thought of being enveloped in lycra.
Have you ever seen BodyPump classes on your local gym or leisure centre’s timetable, and wondered what the heck it is? It can sound a bit intense... but after regularly attending BodyPump for the past 4 months, I’m here to bring you the lowdown on what it’s all about. And what it’s taught me about fitness.
Training for a sporting event? Or smashing your summer by keeping on your fitness path? Whatever you’re training for and for whatever reason, correct nutrition to fuel your body is paramount to keeping you energised and allowing your body to recover efficiently post-workout.
What the heck happens to our evenings? During the week, long days in the office can sap motivation to get those pesky chores done come evening. And before you know it, bedtime is calling and you’re in no way prepared for tomorrow. Especially for lunch…
A toned stomach and a strong core is something that many chase on their fitness journey. Sure, a ripped set of abs may look appealing, but focusing on strengthening your core can have infinite benefits to any fitness activity you take part in… and your everyday life! But if you’re not a fan of sit-ups or crunches, then you might be a bit perplexed on how to achieve this…
What’s life without the odd sweet treat? We couldn’t bear the thought! We’re all about balance and we’d never judge someone who will smash a HIIT session then smash a piece of cake. We feel ya. We do it too… but what if you have a sweet tooth that needs to be curbed but you’re wanting to stay on track to your goals? Never fear, we’ve got 10 delicious low sugar snacks that you NEED in your life.
As the warm weather descends on us and we get a decent whiff of summer, your motivation may be flagging with keeping to your fitness routines. When those suntrap pub gardens beckon and those BBQ’s get fired up, it’s easy to forsake your usual fitness class in favour of some alfresco fun!