The wall and the mat. Two very different challenges, two very different activities…. Or are they? Many pin adrenaline junkies to climbing and assign zen, meditative states to the art of yoga, making them seem as far apart as possible. But now is the time to shake off those misconceptions and find out why they actually make the perfect match!
Welcome to the official countdown to Christmas! As the chilly days finally click over into December and we bust out the first window of our advent calendars (or protein calendars), we can now officially jingle our bells and deck our halls. The festive season is here… and so are the hectic schedules.
Have winter’s frosty mornings, dark evenings and de-icing your car got you pining for warmer climates? Same here. But winter doesn’t have to be a time to hibernate from your fitness - it can be the perfect time to escape to the sun and focus on your fitness!
When it comes to fitness, there are two types of people: those who embrace the long hot days of summer, and are motivated by upcoming summer holidays to explore new fitness activities. And those who train the whole year round, come rain or snow, keeping their fitness as a long-term health investment.
As the wind takes on a sharper temperature, we’re all bound to be stricken with a snotty cold or feverish flu at some point in the coming months. Getting sick is the worst, especially when it feels like it’s putting you out of action.
So the weather’s turned and the cooler temperature are descending. When the frost starts creeping into our dark mornings and our homeward bound commutes become pretty chilly, workouts can feel tougher to accomplish.
Smartphones might be great for scrolling Instagram, getting updates from an overly-enthusiastic group chat, tweeting bored updates and getting the ultimate #GymSelfie… but did you know that your phone apps can improve your health?
We’ve all felt the chill in the air and noticed dawn getting a bit more lazier than usual… summer has bid farewell and autumn has cheekily slipped in through the backdoor! But new season, new start, eh? We’ve got some top tips on how to get back into exercise after the summer months.
Feeling intimidated sucks. And if it strikes when you want to get moving and active, that's the absolute worst! Even the fittest individual can succumb to anxious feelings when trying out a new venue or activity, but we've got some quick hacks to avoid gym intimidation.