1. Switch Off This goes back to structuring your day; setting aside time to relax, work and get other tasks done. You may feel like you don’t want to sit around doing nothing or even guilty at the fact you have a bit more spare time just now. But how many times have we told … More 5 Ways to Utilise Your Time and Continue Feeling Fit and Healthy (during isolation)
An early morning alarm for work. A lunch time yoga class. A trip to the cinema. Coffee with a friend. Just a few of the things that have stopped for some of us. Stopped in an instant with no real time to get our heads around or any real alternative but to accept things have … More 5 ways to make the most of isolation
The alarm went off early for my planned cycle. As I got myself out of bed my body felt tired, not the normal just woken up tired, but drained despite a good 8 hours sleep. I was about to brush it aside and put on my Lycra when I realised it was my body telling … More The Rest Day
What is social connection? Social connection doesn’t mean you need to be physically present with people, it is a person’s feeling of being understood and connected to others. At this point in time when we have to socially distance ourselves from others it has never been more important to keep those social connections going. Why … More Social Connections
Despite the fact “Core training” has been around for years it is still often misunderstood. For many people when they hear the word “Core” their mind autocorrects this to “abs”. As a trainer it still frustrates me when I see classes advertised as “core classes” which include a 100 different ways of doing sit-ups and … More Core Strength- What is it? Why is it important?
Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the gym? Keen to go but unsure what to do when you’re there? Want to train in a fun environment with your friends? Small group personal training may be the answer! We have recently introduced sessions at Douglas, DISC and Lochee with maximum capacity of 8 participants to give … More Benefits of Small Group Personal Training
“Spinning. RPM. Group Cycle. You’ve heard of these, right? All of them have some important things in common: lots of bikes in a studio, an inspiring instructor, many sweaty bodies, loud uplifting music…and some excellent benefits to the participants! “ The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) specifically lists the following as benefits of indoor … More Benefits of Indoor Cycling