During lockdown, lots - and we mean LOTS - of people took up running as well as home workouts and other at-home fitness activities.
No matter what fitness blog you look at, nearly all agree that the best ways to describe kettlebells are: “underused” and “versatile”. But have you given a kettlebell workout a chance yet?
As lockdown was announced and fitness venues around the nation closed their doors, fitness fans were sent spiralling into despair. But only briefly.
Even with lockdown rules easing, social distancing is still solidly in place and our beloved fitness venues continue to have closed doors. But when one door closes, another (digital) door opens...
During times of isolation, the upheaval to your everyday routines can play havoc on your mental health. Humans are social creatures and when we don't have frequent social interactions (and are stuck inside for most of the day), mental health can begin a steady spiral downwards.
Due to the world-wide lockdown, two main mindsets seem to have emerged as a way to deal with the strange circumstances and is raising the debate of which is better when it comes to online fitness classes: on-demand or live-streaming workouts.
In case you missed it, there has never been more choice when it comes to working out online, both on demand and live-stream.
The alarm goes off, I look at my sports bra and my leggings laying on the chair and quickly grab them, ready to hit the mat. However, I am not going for my usual ten-minute walk to the gym.