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?
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!
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?
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.
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!
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.
Has your inbox and Facebook feed become stuffed full with ‘New Year, New You’ and ‘Get fit this January’ messages? We’re all for getting active, and if you’re kicking off your new year with fitness, then we do applaud you! But we want to make sure that you keep going beyond the January resolution. Don't make grand and intimidating goals - make this year full of sustainable fitness habits.
Whether it’s exercise, healthy eating, deeper sleeps or keeping hydrated with zero-alcohol liquids, we’ve all got our goals for the new year. With a fresh new year lying ahead, it is the perfect time to make positive and healthy changes - time to get back into fitness post-Christmas. Be the best you that you can be!
As dawn breaks and your alarm clock kicks off, you go to get up and realise that your body is as stiff as a board and your muscles are real sore. You suddenly feel like you’ve aged 20+ years overnight and struggle to get out of bed…