Fitness doesn’t have to mean bootcamps and slogging it out in the gym. There are literally 1000s of different ways to be active in a non-traditional fitness environment!
Have you heard of Hotpod Yoga? Welcome to the innovative studios bringing a unique way to practice hot yoga. If you’re wanting to think outside the box and try an alternative yoga session, then hit up Hotpod Yoga and experience one of the coolest pop-up studios around.
The traditional ‘health club’ is usually thought of as the place that you go to get your regular dose of health. However the accelerating trend towards flexible fitness memberships has seen the largest ‘health club’ in town no longer needs to own a physical venue.
We all know the drill - we get a burst of motivation to begin a new fitness regime. We may set stupidly high expectations and goals for ourselves, or work ourselves to the bone to try get immediate results… but before we know it, we’re hurting and disappointed by the lack of change.
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.
Pilates is an incredibly popular form of exercise that was developed in the early-1900’s, but didn’t make it over to England until the 1970’s. Since then it’s been knocking around on the fitness scene and been a constant presence in people’s workout routines.
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.
September is just around the corner, and not only will it bring a beautiful golden autumn but it’s also National Yoga Month! You may have only recently given yoga a whirl or you could be a die-hard yogi fanatic, but either way, we’ve got some great alternative ways to practise yoga and some super cool studios you should try this month.
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.