Fitness & Exercise
Flexibility training, or stretching, is the often forgotten component of fitness and should be an integral component of everyone’s training program. It is frequently neglected in favour of carrying out more resistance or CV training. It is common to think that unless you are getting hot, sweaty and out of breath, you aren’t getting any fitness gains, but just a few minutes relaxed stretching at the end of your training session will bring a whole host of benefits.
Get a healthy active lifestyle and improve your motivation for fitness. Find all you need to get fit and stay that way. There's advice on gym workouts, gym equipment, fitness training techniques plus workout ideas for both men and women; go on reach your health and fitness goals.
Why Get Fit?
Find out why you should get up and get active – this section is dedicated to the benefits of fitness, physical and mental to give you the push you need to start exercising.
Fitness Goals & Motivation
Hone your fitness focus with our goal setting and motivational advice. Read on if you intend to kick start or maintain your fitness plans.
Fitness & the Mind
Forget your pecs for a moment – find out about the psychological benefits of exercise and how being more active can also boost your mental wellbeing.
A section dedicated to the girls – we’ve got all aspects of female fitness covered, so if you are looking to tone up and slim down, find out how to get started.
No couch potatoes allowed, ditch the video games – we’ve got active ideas for the kids and fitness workouts for the whole family to do together. It’s time to get your family active.
Rules of Fitness Training
Make sure you are getting the best out of your workouts by knowing the rules of fitness training; the dos and don’ts and how to structure your exercise sessions.
Joining a Gym
Here’s everything you need to know about joining a gym; how to choose the best one for you, what to expect, what to wear and a full rundown of gym classes and equipment.
Get the best out of your CV workouts with our essential guide – learn how to find your ultimate training range, find out about different CV sessions and how to really burn fat.
A beginner guide to working out with weights. Here you’ll find out the benefits of resistance training and how you can start fitting weight workouts into your sessions.
Stretching & Flexibility
Whatever activity you do, proper stretching and flexibility will be essential to success. Find what you can do to make the most of your stretching sessions here.
Injury Management & Recovery
Learn how to avoid, recognise and deal with common sporting injuries as well as how long you should wait before getting back to training.