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    New Year, New You: How to Keep the Resolution Commitment

    Posted by on Wednesday, December 11, 2013

    Making a Commitment For The New Year After the Christmas festivities and indulgences that go along with it, the New Year is a perfect chance for a fresh start. Many of us see in the start of the New Year with a resolution or two, and often these are associated with looking after our health and fitness a bit more than in the previous 12 months. However, the first resolution that we need to make is toRead More...

    Kinesthetic Learning in Sports & Fitness

    Posted by on Monday, October 21, 2013

    Kinesthetic Physical Awareness Wikipedia defines kinesthetic learning as follows; “Kinesthetic learning (also known as tactile learning) is a learning style in which learning takes place by the student carrying out a physical activity, rather than listening to a lecture or watching a demonstration. People with a preference for kinesthetic learning are also commonly known as do-ers.”  AccordingRead More...

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    What Makes a Successful Training Plan?

    Posted by on Tuesday, August 13, 2013

    A successful training plan requires more than just volume. There are many components which need consolidating; the total amount of training completed is a small part of the puzzle. Thought must be put in to muscle groups, diversity, type of training, recovery, and more. Addressing all the points required in a cohesive training plan ensure long-term success, sustainability, and the best overall results! TheRead More...

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    EU Sport And Fitness Data

    Posted by on Tuesday, May 28, 2013

    A new report from the European Union (EU) reveals the participation rates of EU residents in sport.  60 percent of all EU occupants, or 27 million persons, take part in one sport like hiking, cycling, swimming, tennis or golf on occasion. Throughout the EU, there are 700,000 sport-specific clubs. These clubs have about 70 million members. The most practiced sports are: Swimming Golf Football Volleyball Tennis Gymnastics Basketball MoreRead More...

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    3 places to run in Oxford

    Posted by on Thursday, January 31, 2013

    Oxford is one of the most beautiful cities in the UK and is renowned for its architecture, dreaming spires and gentle rivers. With a plethora of activities to keep the many thousands of tourists active when exploring the City, for the locals there are a number of hidden delights and hot spots for running and jogging. 1. Christchurch College, Oxford University The unforgettable journey through theRead More...

    Why is Staying Active so Important?

    Posted by on Wednesday, August 22, 2012

    To improve your quality of life, you can do much worse than staying active! Although diet is one of the key ingredients to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, getting outside and warming your muscles is also incredibly important! Flexibility One of the major afflictions that many of us suffer from as we grow older is general aches and pains. A great way to combat this is to regularly stretch and exercise;Read More...

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    How To Calculate Your BMI (Body Mass Index)

    Posted by on Thursday, June 28, 2012

    As a species, we couldn’t be more obsessed with our weight. Health stores (and even supermarkets) are stocked with shelves filled with slimming tablets; magazines and newspapers are all too ready to report on the new ‘celebrity diet’; an incredibly common (read: popular) style of ad on the internet is the sort that goes: “Lose 3 stones with this one weird old trick!”. This obsession withRead More...

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