This year, myself and a team of six runners (2 staff and 4 members) took on Equinox24, a 24 hour run around Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire. The aim, as you might have guessed, was to complete as many 10km laps as possible in the 24 hour event. Before that though, we had the small matter … Continue reading Running Club take on Equinox24!
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.
23 Feb - 26 Mar 2018 The Crossfit Open - Register today! The Open is comprised of five workouts over five weeks, and it starts with 18.1. Open workouts are identified by their year and the order in which they appear. The workouts will be released every Friday 1am GMT (Thursday at 5pm PT), and you … Continue reading The CrossFit Open 2018: Where Grassroots meets Greatness
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?
I have always been passionate about teaching my classes, but STRONG by Zumba has taken that passion to a whole new level. It is revolutionary and so refreshing; it incorporates HIIT based moves synced to music that helps to drive each move. The master trainer, (and my fitness idol) Ai Lee Syarief is a driving … Continue reading STRONG by Zumba: A Journey
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!