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Snowdon Day Out

Posted by on Monday, September 2, 2019

Three hardy lads braved Snowdon in what started out with quite fierce weather, the purpose of the day was to learn new routes around Snowdon but what we found out about ourselves was more important as we balanced on Crib Goch in quite shocking visibility and  50 mph winds. Admittedly it did get quite scary at one point where we all thought ‘We are in trouble’ but we gathered our thoughts,Read More...

Blenheim Palace Charity Fundraising Challenge

Posted by on Thursday, March 14, 2019

Blenheim Palace Charity Fundraising Challenge We are extremely proud to support Blenheim Palace staff in their upcoming fitness challenge, #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left:Read More...

Yorkshire “Bike & Hike” 2019

Posted by on Thursday, March 7, 2019

Following on from last years success at Snowdon, we would simply like to run another “Bike & Hike”weekend. You can just bike, just hike or hopefully both – The weekend will be Friday 14th June – Sunday 16th June 2019. If you want to both ‘Bike & Hike’ then on the Friday then we will get up to Yorkshire as early as we can and spend as much as the day as weRead More...

The 8 Most Common Cycling Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Posted by on Friday, March 1, 2019

The 8 Most Common Cycling Injuries and How to Avoid Them  

New Year’s resolutions waning?

Posted by on Sunday, January 29, 2017

Did you start off with good intentions and week by week your commitment and motivation have ebbed away? We all put on a few pounds in winter. Christmas overindulgence, long dark days and lack of sunshine can cause comfort-eating, SAD syndrome and a lack of energy. What motivates you? According to a new report by Psychology Today, we all have a different motivation profile and different ways of approachingRead More...

New Year, New You

Posted by on Friday, December 23, 2016

  Lacking motivation? Read these ten reasons why exercise is good for you… and kick start 2017   1. Exercise wards off disease. It can slow or help prevent heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis (bone loss) and loss of muscle mass. 2. Improved strength and stamina. You should find you have more energy and a better physique. 3.Read More...

Circuits and spinning: the lowdown

Posted by on Friday, December 23, 2016

Why incorporate circuits into my fitness regime? Ben: ‘To improve strength, endurance, flexibility and coordination.’ What does it involve? Circuit training is a series of exercises performed in a consecutive manner. A good circuit training course works the different sections of the body individually and usually includes a combination of both aerobic exercise and strength (resistance)Read More...

Give the gift of good health

Posted by on Saturday, December 3, 2016

Stuck on ideas for loved ones, family and friends this Christmas? Treat them to a Project Active voucher and help them get 2017 off to a healthy active start. Do you know someone who has been talking about getting fit for ages? Perhaps there’s a wedding on the horizon? A friend trying to tone up or lose weight? Or a colleague looking to take the step up to the next level in their sport? Why notRead More...

New Year’s Eve boot camp at Blenheim Palace

Posted by on Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Join us for a New Year’s Eve boot camp on 31st December and burn off those excess calories gained over Christmas. We’ll be meeting at the Black Prince pub in Woodstock at 10.30am before making our way to the beautiful grounds of Blenheim Palace. The boot camp will be made up of different exercises to work out all parts of the body: Mobility & stability Upper & lower body strengthRead More...

West Highland Way 2017

Posted by on Sunday, October 9, 2016

The 2017 challenge… After last May’s very successful Hadrian’s Wall Walk,  we have decided to up the challenge for next  year. So we’re heading to the west coast of Scotland to hike the West Highland Way. The West Highland Way is a 154km (96mile) hike. It is unquestionably Britain’s most spectacular long-distance walk, and an exhilarating challenge – taking you from the outskirts ofRead More...