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? How could you not! It’s everywhere nowadays… but there is more to gain from yoga than you might think. Aside from improving your flexibility and developing the ability to relax deeply, which is so important in today’s fast-moving and chaotic world, 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.
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!
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.
So you’re thinking of booking your first spin session, but have no idea what you’re getting yourself into? Well, you’re in luck. We’ve got some top tips from Clifton Revolution indoor cycling studio in Bristol, who can tell you all about what to expect at your first indoor cycling class!
When life gets too stressful, a great yoga session is the perfect remedy! Not only is yoga brilliant for increasing flexibility and strength using your own body weight, but it can help you find your inner peace in the busy world we live in. We all need to take a break.
Finding the best workout routine for yourself can feel like the holy grail of a fitness lifestyle. Because even the best laid plans can result in, ironically, very little results. So it's time to walk you through how to build the best workout routine with MoveGB!