Fitness Advice

  • Love it or hate it, stretching is an essential part of your workout routine. When you’re feeling pumped and you’re raring to go, it’s easy to throw yourself straight into a workout without warming up. However, a few simple stretches can have a huge impact on your health. Core Balance explores why it’s so
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  • It’s all well and good keeping your body healthy, but only if you keep your mind healthy too. Both are intrinsically linked, so if you fail to look after one of them, it’s likely to have an adverse effect on the other. It’s for this reason that mental exercises, such as mindfulness, can seriously enhance your
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  • Working out at home has some serious perks. There are no people judging you, you can lie on the floor for hours after and, best of all, it’s absolutely free. Having said that, there are some days when you just can’t bring yourself to rise from your sofa. That’s where we come in. Our experts share their top tips on
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  • Relaxation is key when you’re practising yoga. If you don’t feel relaxed, it’s hard to focus your mind and flow from one posture to another. That’s why your practise space is so important. If you practise in a room that makes you feel uncomfortable, you’ll find it almost impossible to relax. Thankfully,
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  • If you’re new to yoga, it can be a bit overwhelming. Learning poses requires strength, balance and flexibility that you only get through practise – and plenty of it. Thankfully, there’s a whole host of equipment to help you learn the ropes and boost your performance. Yoga Mat Balance is vital when practising yoga, which
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  • With so many different fitness mats available, choosing the right one can be a daunting task. Foam, thickness, texture – there are just so many factors to consider. Although all our mats are fantastic, they’re fantastic for different reasons. Some are better for yoga; some are better for Pilates; and some tick every box you could
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  • Pilates and yoga share many similarities, which is why people often confuse the two of them together. But whilst both focus on improving your core strength, balance and flexibility, they also have distinct benefits they provide. Core Balance takes a look at both practises and how incorporating them into your daily workout could
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  • You don’t need the physique of an Olympic athlete to work on your strength and build your muscle mass. Anyone can pick up a pair of dumbbells and start doing strength training, weight training or resistance training. With so many weights & strength training equipment available, you can start off by using lighter dumbbells
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  • Learn when to use a foam roller There was a time when you had to rely on a masseuse or personal trainer to relieve muscle tension and help you recover from a workout. Now you can massage yourself with the help of a foam roller. Known as self-myofascial release, foam rolling stretches and manipulates the fascia tissue to break up
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