Sandbag fitness, simple but effective

The sandbag – it is often the overlooked piece of kit on the gym floor, largely because people are unaware of how effective this simple piece of equipment can be. Go to the functional fitness area of the Outlooks Gym and you will see it – a bag shaped like a duffel bag. But just how challenging can that be? Well, the answer is ‘very’. Continue reading

Fitness trends – it’s all freestyle

As the year draws to a close, we take a peak into our crystal balls to see what fitness trends 2017 is likely to bring.

As far as we can see, it is all about free movement. Yes, there is still a place for structured gym workouts and heavy weights sessions, but we are becoming more aware of the need just to get moving – in a natural way. Continue reading