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!
Welcome to spring! While we may all be patiently waiting for the weather to clear to let us crack out our rusting BBQ’s for those summery good times, our new year resolutions have been conveniently forgotten. When you can barely remember last week, January’s resolutions are naught but a distant memory!
The world of exercise is a fickle one - there’s always a new craze and fitness fad that promises to make you the healthiest, fittest and most awesome version of yourself! But a question for many is ‘what’s the best workout for me?”
We constantly preach that exercise benefits you both inside and out. It’s been well-reported that working out can positively impact your mental health, and as this month is Mental Health Awareness month, we’re bringing you a little happiness experiment from Cat Taylor - both a MoveGB member and a happiness coach.