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    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...

    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...

    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...

    Yorkshire 3 Peaks 2017

    Posted by on Tuesday, October 4, 2016

     Run it, Walk it, or Crawl it – We never leave a man behind!  No matter your state of fitness, we are more interested in your state of mind and willingness to keep laughing (& moving)!  Come and join us!   Friday 17th March – Sunday 19th March 2017   The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge takes in the 24 miles  of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, usually in this order,Read More...

    Project Active Tribe: Hadrian’s Wall Walk 2016. Watch the videos!

    Posted by on Monday, August 15, 2016

    In May 2016 the Project Active Tribe completed the Hadrian’s Wall Walk (east to west), 97 miles!  Captured on video, watch highlights from the walk below. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Interested in joining the Project Active Tribe and undertaking a similar challenge?  In 2017 the Project Active Tribe will be tackling the West Highland Way Walk, 4th-8th May.  Save the dates! If you are consideringRead More...

    How Can Exercise Affect My Mental Health?

    Posted by on Monday, July 14, 2014

    Exercise And The Effects On Mental Health As well as keeping fit or changing your look did you know that physical activity and exercise can also do wonders for your mental health? Recent studies have shown that exercise is one the most effective treatments for depression, so much so that physical therapy is now sometimes prescribed on the NHS, and more than that it is widely considered highly effectiveRead More...

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    How To Stay Motivated in Your Fitness Goals

    Posted by on Friday, July 12, 2013

    This month we have seen some of the finest athletes in the world grace the courts at Wimbledon. The male and female competitors have shown tremendous conditioning, battling heat and nerves to perform at their peak. Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Aggie Radwanska and Sabine Lisicki have performed with precision and courage to reach the semifinals. Quirky Marion Bartoli is a finalist and although all theseRead More...

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    Staying Active in Oxford’s Parks

    Posted by on Saturday, June 29, 2013

    Long regarded as a charming and historic area, Oxford is also a place of natural wonder and clean air where outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the sights, activities and games. The Oxford City Council oversees the administration of 7 large City Parks, 26 local parks and 22 Neighbourhood Parks. Many of these are great for taking your fitness activities outdoors! The goal of the Council is that outdoor enthusiastsRead More...

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    Fun & Productive Summer Fitness Activities

    Posted by on Tuesday, May 14, 2013

    Finally the time has come to enjoy great weather and escape the winter blues. You can begin your summer fitness plan by committing to get out of the office, out of the gym and out of the house and into the fresh air and sun. That is a pretty good place to start. Get your natural vitamin D and you will feel energized and empowered in no time! Read More…

    Off Ride Bike Group

    Posted by on Thursday, January 10, 2013

    What do you do on a Sunday morning? Want to escape and see the local area? Come and join us on our social ride out on Sunday mornings. No pressure, no stress just a group of local off road biking enthusiasts with various ages and abilities who want to escape for a bit and chat along the way. We typically meet around 0900 at a predetermined location and go from there. We usually finish around 1200. AllRead More...


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