Emma recounts the highs and lows of her best ever Tough Mudder experience with the YMCA Gym team.
Did you make fitness resolutions at New Year? How many did you stick to? As we head into Spring, Dan Hibbert explains why they may not work for you.
Yes, you read that right. Be an iceberg! I don’t mean this in the literal sense; you throwing yourself into freezing water, letting yourself be blown around by winds and the currents (although this guy has some good tips if you want to do that). No, I am talking about being more than what people … Continue reading Be an Iceberg!
Thinking of taking part in an Obstacle Course Race? Let Emma at Nottingham YMCA gym help you get race ready.
Our bodies require sleep in order to maintain proper function and health. In fact, we are programmed to sleep each night as a means of restoring our bodies and minds. But do we really need 7-8 hours a night? Research has found that only a tiny percentage of people (under 5%) have been found to … Continue reading Are you really getting enough sleep?
Superfood is on the menu today. Looking at what superfoods are and if they actually exist. The superfood is labeled this because of its supposedly amazing affect it has on the body. From fighting off disease to burning fat they are THE foods to eat, and apparently completely backed up by science… but is this … Continue reading Superman’s superfoods
I want you to kill exercise with me. A very strange request from a guy who has been taking part in or encouraging others to exercise for twenty-odd years. So why would I want you to kill exercise? I mean, that would be me out of a job! Well let’s have a look… How we … Continue reading Down with exercise!
When it comes to reaching your fitness goals, maybe the most important thing isn’t your schedule or diet or even training; maybe it’s the way you think about fitness. To have a winning mindset you have to open up and welcome new opportunities to learn. You need to think positively and actually enjoy what you … Continue reading Four steps to a winning mindset