You need to give yourself permission to be physical. Whether that is spontaneously dancing around the kitchen while you are making your evening meal; doing a few squat thrusts and jumping jacks before you go to work in the morning or shoving on a pair of trainers and just running – Forest Gump style – just for the hell of it. Continue reading
There are still a few days left before you have to abandon your evening runs and bike rides, so let’s take a look at a few outdoor exercises that you can do while there is still enough light and warmish temperatures. Continue reading
A well-structure boot camp class can help meet the recommendations for physical activity in healthy adults. It provides both aerobic and strength training and combines moderate and vigorous exercise. Continue reading
Speed and agility are two qualities that are needed in a wide range of sports and everyday activities. Rugby, football, hockey, badminton, basketball – any sport that involves changes of direction, varied speed or balance maintenance, will benefit from its players working to improve speed and agility. Continue reading
The dark, cold nights during the winter are never conducive to getting out of the house and into the gym but, while warm summer days and evenings might seem like the perfect time to get active, we must always be aware that exercising in the heat has to be approached with caution. Continue reading
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
The simplest and most effective recovery aid is food and drink. For example, drinking coffee can accelerate recovery by reducing muscle soreness and restoring your central nervous system, meaning you recover quicker after exercise. Continue reading
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
Turn the idea of Lent on its head and actually ‘taking something up’ for the next six weeks. By all means give up chocolate, snacks or alcohol through this period of Lent but replace it with something that will give you a n Continue reading
It is Valentine’s Day in the UK and across much of the western world, while in India and other Asian countries, February has been designated “Healthy Heart’ month, so we thought we would share some tips on how to keep your heart healthy. Continue reading