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Balancing your gym goals with the return of your social life

Balancing your gym goals with the return of your social life

Whilst the last year has been a little challenging to put it mildly, one of the upsides to enforced social isolation has been the rise in home-based workout regimes and the time we have to dedicate to them. Hour-long commutes were replaced with a hop from bed to the desk (or more likely sofa) and fewer post-pub hangovers = more energy to work out. Of course, we aren’t suggesting that you keep yourself locked away in order to feel the burn more often, but, perhaps we can take with us some of the lessons we learned along the way. Whether...

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What to wear to work out in all weathers

What to wear to work out in all weathers

Whether you’re an avid runner or you get your exercise through another outdoor sport, we all know the sinking feeling of realising we’ve chosen the wrong clothes for the weather. Not only can this play on your mind throughout your session but it can affect your training too. So we wanted to give you a rundown of the three main types of weather that will affect your performance and how to dress for them. From head to toe, you’ll be kitted out with the perfect outfit if you follow these simple tips.  Working out in the heat  The key to...

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How to combine strength and HIIT circuits for full-body fitness 

How to combine strength and HIIT circuits for full-body fitness 

We get it. You’re busy. You don’t have time to spend hours on your triceps or whole evenings on your quads.  But if you still want to achieve your fitness goals, isolation exercises are not always the most time efficient. All you need is a full body workout that works around you. That means optimised workouts that continue to burn fat for over 24 hours after your workout, build lean muscle, and increase your overall stamina and cardiovascular fitness.  Why full body is best for time efficiency If you’re a gym regular, you’ve probably heard that splitting your workout into...

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6 fitness myths to ignore when planning your workout

6 fitness myths to ignore when planning your workout

There is so much bad fitness information out there. Making prescriptive rules and laws around how to work out. Not only does this suck the fun out of exercising but can also lead to injury. So today we wanted to bust 6 of those myths that might be holding you back from doing a form of fitness that you enjoy or that are causing you to train in a way that doesn't suit your body. 1. You need to ache the next day Whether it’s a weights session at the gym, a spin class or playing rugby, we all know...

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Maximise your motivation: setting your fitness goals

Maximise your motivation: setting your fitness goals

Whether you’re a seasoned gym-goer or taking your first steps into fitness, understanding your goals is key to staying motivated. Just like athletes want to increase their speed or agility, keeping your goals in sight not only gives you a sense of achievement after every workout but helps you to choose forms of fitness that you actually enjoy. There’s nothing worse than slogging through a workout you hate for no reason, right? When it comes to this it’s all about 3 key questions: What do you exercise for? How do you like to train? What goals do you want to...

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The importance of rest and recovery

The importance of rest and recovery

It is very easy to focus on scheduling in workout after workout without stopping to consider the value of adequate rest and recovery. Whilst it may seem counterproductive to prioritise quality down-time, in reality, regular rest and recovery can promote your overall fitness and performance.  We are taught to do more, push harder and ‘just keep going’ but, we are not machines; our bodies need to balance periods of activity with periods of restoration. Here we explore how rest and relaxation can make you stronger, fitter, and healthier, as well as what it really means to rest. Why is rest...

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