For anyone looking to take up running, then a Park Run is the perfect way to start. The 5k or 3.5 mile run is a phenomenon that has really taken off in the past few years, with thousands of people regularly taking part in more than 500 events across the country. Continue reading
Working away from home can cause real disruptions to your workout routine. Even if you are staying in a hotel with a gym on site, there is al the uncertainty that comes from not knowing the equipment or, in the case of many hotel gyms, finding it is far too small to serve the people who want to use it. Continue reading
Is three lots of 10 minutes short bursts of exercise more effective than trudging out 10,000 steps? Continue reading
As you throw yourself whole-heartedly into your new gym routine, you start to get niggling injuries, you feel tired and lethargic or after a few weeks you simply can’t be bothered. These are all common problems that people encounter when they start a new fitness regime. The good news is, they are challenges that, once identified, are easily overcome. Continue reading
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
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
H.I.I.T stands for High Intensity Interval Training and the idea behind this type of fitness session is to work as hard as you can for a set period of time, with very little rest in between each set. It is a great option because it can be adapted to suit your fitness level and fitness requirements. Continue reading
Most people who work with a personal trainer report working harder, getting much better results, and understanding their health and fitness requirements to a far greater extent. Money well spent, surely? Continue reading
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
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