Take time to exercise

The pressure of not enough hours in the day is something that we all feel from time to time. Whether it is work, family or study commitments, finding the time to exercise can sometimes be tricky.
One solution is to break your exercise into smaller chunks, which can be slotted into your day but which add up to the same amount of exercise. This is a novel way to find time to exercise, but it can act as a way of varying your routine and, as a result, can be very effective. Continue reading

What you eat for breakfast is important

The common belief is that eating breakfast will give your metabolism a boost and that not eating will mean that it slows dramatically. Certainly the calories you eat will affect your metabolism (and your energy), but it’s the composition of the calorie; whether it’s protein, carbohydrate or fat, that really impacts your metabolism. Eating the wrong food can be just as harmful as not eating at all. Continue reading

Boxercise punches above its weight

Boxercise is just one of the many classes we run at Kelsey Kerridge. For those who are new to the idea, boxercise is effectively, boxing without the pain of being punched.

It is based on the training concepts used by boxers to keep fit – and let’s face it, the toned abs, wiry torso and rock hard biceps are the envy of any fitness fanatic – and can be used by anyone of any fitness level. Continue reading

Show your abs some love

It’s early in the year to be thinking about beach bodies and how you are going to look as you strut your stuff during the summer holidays but it is never too soon to be thinking about toning, tightening and strengthening your core, particularly your back and abdominals.
Here are some great exercises that you can do in the gym or at home, that will help you lengthen, strengthen and tone your abs, including both your stomach and back. Continue reading

What class? The choice is yours

At Kelsey Kerridge we pride ourselves on the wide range of classes we offer our visitors. Whether you are after a high octane cardio session or a mind clearing, body stretching yoga class, we have it covered.

But, we are also very aware that joining an activity that you have never done before can be daunting, which is why we thought we would tell you a little bit about what you can expect from some of our lesser-known activities. Continue reading