I first qualified to work in the fitness industry in 1991....
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"Disabled people are twice as likely to be inactive than non-disabled people, are more likely to be socially isolated and lonely, and more likely to be unemployed” - So what are we doing to change this?
Lost your focus?
The most popular New Year resolutions out there are all about health, fitness, wellbeing, new experiences as well as looking and feeling great. Why wouldn’t we want to achieve this? Let’s keep on the pursuit..
Director Denise Page is talking about inactivity, and questions what can you do in your local community to gain success? Let's share ideas..
We've caught up with one of our students to find out what motivates her to volunteer in her local community.
Here is Zillah's story.
Starting an exercise programme for a non-exerciser represents a major change in behaviour and as such will be a challenge. For many, the greatest challenge is actually starting the programme..
With National Fitness Day tomorrow, check out Robin's blog on Exercise Adherence for Beginners to see how you can adjust your mindset to appeal to this clientele.
Check out our class timetable and booking links for National Fitness Day - These are free fitness sessions
Learn how to set yourself effective goals with Denise Page
When I saw Amelia Freer release the 10-day plan and the focus of the book, I thought this would be a good book to try. The mission is to introduce the reader to a healthy nutritional balance, rather than diets. It challenges how you think about food, forcing you to evaluate yourself and how you respond to food.
“Physical activity keeps people stronger and more supple as they age. It also improves balance, gives better bone density and makes them less likely to be depressed or develop Alzheimer’s. These are all things associated with needing less social care”.
Sedentary lifestyles: the hidden factor in the social care crisis
Peter Walker writing in the Guardian 15th Dec 2016