That irritating niggle at the base of your spine. That dull ache after a core workout. That urge to stretch and contort your back to get relief. Having lower back pain can be a pain in the… back, especially when it’s stopping your usual exercise routine or punishing you after working up a sweat!
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.
So it’s Friday night - what have you got planned? Are you considering hitting the pub as soon as you clock off? Or popping some prosecco to toast the weekend? Well, we’ve got some news for you: working out is the new going out. Time to switch your pint glass for a dumbbell!
Getting injured is not fun. Not only does it hurt like hell, but it can put you out of action for extended periods of time which is beyond frustrating. Sports injuries can scupper your training, set you back on your fitness journey and make you feel incredibly exasperated.
So you’ve heard lots about yoga right? Of course you have… but there is more to gain from yoga than you might think. Aside from improving your flexibility and developing the ability to relax deeply, there are many surprising benefits of yoga, particularly in a physiological way.
The world’s most successful people are just like you and I… except they may have tweaked their mindsets to approach tasks, challenges and obstacles in a new way to boost creativity and efficiency.
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!
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.