Fitness

3 April 2016

What’s Your Excuse?

Fitness First asked a selection of its 170,000 members about their gym habits in a bid to understand the reasons why visits can drop occasionally. In doing so the gym ...
3 April 2016

Brits Contradict The Work They Do In The Gym With Bad Diets

A new study has found that an alarming 40% of Brits are only exercising as part of a calorie justification programme. Millions of exercise fans admit they only put themselves through ...
2 April 2016

What Are DOMS?

We all know the feeling. When you return to exercise after a few weeks off or when you've pushed yourself harder or further than usual. It's not the feeling that ...
31 March 2016

Stay Hydrated When You Exercise

With the days starting to get a little longer and lighter, exercise regimes and training for spring and summer events are now in full swing There is evidence to suggest that ...
31 March 2016

Why More Brits Are Switching To The Cycle Lane

Independent research undertaken by Ribble Cycles has found that the petrol and parking expenses for driving into work is costing commuters in England and Wales an average of £1,634.42 per ...
19 March 2016

Gym Goers Are Trusting The Wrong People

A survey of 1,000 UK adults who exercise regularly, found that despite almost all (95%) of respondents stating they wouldn't take medical advice from anyone other than a qualified medical ...
5 March 2016

Break Free From Poor Form And Phones

Brits' worst habits when it comes to exercising have been identified, revealing that whilst we may have good intentions, we can fall victim to overly chatty exercisers and workout postponers. Research ...
25 February 2016

Not Enough Brits Are Cycling To Work

Concerns about accidents and the Great British weather mean just 9% of working Brits currently cycle to work, new research from Ribble Cycles shows. The YouGov poll of 1,143 workers ...
19 February 2016

Top Health & Fitness Tips From Iwan Thomas

Forget fad diets and expensive gym memberships, former World Champion sprinter Iwan Thomas reveals the top tips for staying fit and healthy in 2016, all from the comfort of your ...
18 February 2016

Personal Trainers Set Hearts Racing

Heart rates are soaring across the nation according to new research by Be A Better You. The survey of 1,000 UK adults who use the gym on a regular basis ...
30 January 2016

The Future Of Fitness

Experts have predicted an end to exercise apathy, as high-tech gear promises to get even the most militant fitness-phobes moving, just thirty years from now. As the nation's new years ...
8 January 2016

Introducing the BBT: Body Boost & Tone Workout

When it comes to New Year resolutions, over a quarter of Brits say their top fitness goal is to tone up and build muscle strength, 68% are most conscious about ...
8 January 2016

Get #PetFit With Your Dog

Is your waistband feeling a bit tighter after the festive season? Have all those mince pies and all that turkey killed your motivation? Are you in the midst of the ...
7 January 2016

Five Ways To Achieve Your Fitness Goals

It's that time of the year again. No sooner has the Christmas tree gone up and we've tucked into our turkey dinners and selection boxes to our hearts content that ...
5 January 2016

Squash yourself fit in 2016!

Britain's comeback sport promises to help you drop a dress size in January - burning up to 1000 calories a session! Move over yoga and the February-redundant gym membership, if ...

1 January 2016

Get ready to glow this new year with Clubbercise

When we think of clubbing, images of dancing and great music spring to mind, yet it can also conjure up memories of hangovers, uncomfortable shoes and late nights. Just imagine ...
18 December 2015

Fitness First Training Forecast For 2016

These top trends will be making headway next year in clubs across the country come the New Year, says UK Group Exercise Manager, Scott MacKenzie. Team GB Pro Cycling Get on your ...
18 December 2015

Walk Your Way Into The New Year

Getting fit is one of the most common New Year resolutions and the most commonly broken too. Little wonder when in December so many of us drift away from our ...
15 December 2015

Bring in the New Year with a New You

This New Year should be the one that marks a new beginning for your body. When we finally welcome in the New Year, commit to making the permanent and realistic ...

12 December 2015

Twelve Days Of Fitness

It's official - Christmas is here and there's more parties to attend than you can shake a stick at. It can be hard enough sticking to fitness goals from January ...
4 December 2015

Newcastle Unveiled As The UK’s Top Muscle Hotspot

According to research from health and fitness technology developer, Skulpt. Geordies are spending the most effort on improving a broad spectrum of muscles across the body compared to the rest ...
28 November 2015

Overhaul Your Fitness With Technogym In 2016

Technogym, global leaders in wellness, are not only available in leading gyms worldwide, but offer easy to set-up home equipment and wellness solutions that enables you to get a challenging, ...
27 November 2015

Netflix For Fitness

Roberts who runs a network of exclusive clubs and trains high-profile personalities such as Prime Minister David Cameron, Amanda Holden, Naomi Campbell and James Corden has developed the online channel ...
20 November 2015

How To Boost Your Winter Workout

With the mornings and evenings getting darker and temperatures continuing to fall, the lure of the duvet becomes even stronger and motivating yourself to exercise becomes even more of a ...