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.
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’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…
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!
Getting fit and healthy are the top new year resolutions for us all. A brand new year calls for a revamp of the body and mind, especially after the gluttony of Christmas. But did you know that out of the 4 million who joined the gym in January, 60% of hopefuls have canceled their gym membership by May?
If you love to move your body in new and challenging ways, then you’ll be pretty familiar with DOMS: Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. The ache and soreness of your muscles post-workout can be a literal pain in the behind, but we’ve got some quick hacks and ways to ease your DOMS if you’re feeling particularly uncomfortable.
The saying goes “abs are made in the kitchen so get crunching!” - do you know what that means? You can workout to the best of your abilities, smash your sessions and feel like an exercise god/goddess… but if you’re not fuelling your body correctly, you could be undoing all your good work. Time to delve into delicious post-workout meals to refuel your body.