Work-Life Balance

Tomorrow sees the start of National Work-Life Week, which aims to highlight the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Studies show that people working 55 hours a week or more have a 35% increased risk of suffering a stroke than those who work 40 hours or less. Finding a good balance between family, work…

Marathon Training – Make mine a Half!

If you found yourself watching this weekend’s London Marathon with admiration, maybe it inspired you to up your running regime and tackle something longer than your usual jog? As we stood on The Embankment last year, madly cheering all the amazing participants of this crazy, awe-inspiring test of endurance, my friends and I were inspired…

‘Fit in Forty’ for Lent

Tomorrow sees the start of Lent, when it is tradition for observers to give up one of their vices or bad habits such as eating chocolate or perhaps drinking alcohol. This Lent, by all means give up sweets and chocolate for 40 days, but how about making a healthy food swap like eating more fruit…

Beetroot Juice Boost!

Are you looking for ways to improve your performance?  It could be as simple as just including beetroot juice in your daily nutrition. If you’re a regular ‘juicer’ you’re probably well-versed in the benefits of juices containing superfoods like spinach, kale, broccoli, cucumber, green apples, ginger and celery – but have you thought about adding…

Sweat-it Tabata Challenge – Day 8

Good Morning! Are you ready to kick start your week with a 12 minute high intensity metabolism blast? 50 seconds of exercise, 10 seconds rest x3 rounds of reverse lunge into front kick, jumping jacks, spiderman plank and sprint on the spot. Give it everything you’ve got!

Sweat-it Tabata Challenge – Day 7

Welcome to day 7 of our challenge – things are about to get a whole lot tougher! We are increasing our timings to 50 seconds exercise/10 seconds rest. Starting with 3 rounds of squat jumps, mountain climbers, switch lunges and plank – 12 minutes in total. This type of high intensity training works both your…

Sweat-it Tabata Challenge – Day 6

We’re halfway through our challenge – congratulations if you’ve been with us since the start! Today we’re back with press ups, high knees, plank jacks and fabulous burpees! Four rounds of 20 seconds exercise/10 seconds rest. Give it everything you’ve got and enjoy on this gorgeous sunny Saturday.

Sweat-it Tabata Challenge – Day 5

Good Morning! Its day 5 of our challenge, hope you’re enjoying it! Four rounds again today, 20 seconds exercise/10 seconds rest : Reverse lunge into front kick (alternate legs), Jumping Jacks, Spiderman Plank (keep low, core tight and drive knee forward towards elbow), finish with Sprint on the Spot as fast as you can, pumping…