4 steps to make fitness relative to you

Relative fitness

Relative – “Considered in relation or in proportion to something else.” Many of us set out on our fitness journey for all the right reasons. However, not many of us consider whether the direction we take is relevant to our needs. 1. How much fitness? How fit do you need Continue Reading

5 ways weightlifting can benefit you

gaining muscle

The term weightlifting is now used quite widely in the fitness world. It is great to see anyone picking up a weight in any for at. However, weightlifting in the traditional sense, Olympic Weightlifting, is a discipline of its own. With growing exposure through the recent Olympics, Crossfit and other media Continue Reading

Quick tips for healthy restaurant choices

healthy restaurant lunch salad

Choosing food when eating out in restaurants can be a minefield. The array of dishes on offer can often contain unfamiliar ingredients and terminology. This leads to many opting for ‘safe’ choices such as salads or simple dishes. Unfortunately this often reduces the enjoyment of a meal out and may Continue Reading

Why fitness and traveling go hand in hand…

Travel and training For many, going to the gym has the end goal of being in good shape when it comes to boarding the plane to go on holiday and step out onto the beach. That’s fine, there’s nothing wrong with that if that’s your goal. However, for those of us Continue Reading

Travel guide for fitness and food

This last Bank Holiday weekend we took a trip to one of our favorite places, Ullswater in the Lake District. It was a short weekend away and a place we’ve been to before to get away from the rat race and relax. The boathouse we stay in has to be one of Continue Reading

Food: Eat it, it’s good for you

Diet and nutrition have become more and more popular over the past few years. It can seem complex and confusing. The truth is it’s not, eating real food and keeping it simple is the easiest way forward. 1      Cut out the processed food This is probably the number one thing you should Continue Reading