Fitness

  • 6 ways to speed up muscle recovery after training

    6 ways to speed up muscle recovery after training

    15 September 2021

    Endurance training can take its toll on your body. If you don’t allow your body to recover properly, you can do some serious damage. We caught up with Jess Fraser, Yoga Teacher, Challenge Lover and Running Enthusiast at FLY LDN,…

  • Yoga for flexibility: best poses for tight muscles

    Yoga for flexibility: best poses for tight muscles

    12 September 2021

    Struggling with super tight shoulders, hips or quads? Yoga might be able to help. Read on to discover the best yoga poses for improved flexibility and relief from tight muscles… By Eve Boggenpoel Whether you want to boost your sports…

  • Cycling after pregnancy: post-natal bike fitness tips

    Cycling after pregnancy: post-natal bike fitness tips

    5 September 2021

    Looking to get bike fit and shed pounds post-baby? We spoke to fitness pro and Liv Cycling ambassador Elle Linton to get some post-natal fitness tips on cycling to get into shape, before sharing one woman’s inspirational post-baby cycling story……

  • 10 tips to improve your swimming technique

    10 tips to improve your swimming technique

    30 August 2021

    Lizzie Simmonds After the GB Olympic swimming team inspired the nation with their haul of eight medals at the Tokyo Olympics (their most successful Games yet!) we’ve tapped former Olympic swimmer and Vitality Performance Champion Lizzie Simmonds for her top…

  • 4 common gym injuries – and how to avoid them

    4 common gym injuries – and how to avoid them

    27 August 2021

    If you’re a fitness fanatic, you’ll know that every workout, training session or run comes with its risks. With gyms now open to the public once more, there has been a significant increase in gym injuries. We hear from Bethany…

  • Safety first: 5 tips for training when injured

    Safety first: 5 tips for training when injured

    16 August 2021

    Suffering from an injury, but still keen to train? We speak to two experts, who reveal when you can continue to train, and what precautions you should take to train safely while injured… The Tokyo 2020 Olympics has been rife…

  • How to cycle to work safely: expert tips and essential kit

    How to cycle to work safely: expert tips and essential kit

    5 August 2021

    Theo Clarke, Operations Manager at HEXR Today is Cycle to Work Day! Cycling to work is a great way to make your commute more active and eco-friendly. However, certain precautions should be taken to ensure your cycle to work is…

  • What are the mental and physical benefits of walking?

    What are the mental and physical benefits of walking?

    25 July 2021

    Discover the mental and physical health benefits of walking, according to experts. Plus, try our 13-mile walk training plan to build your endurance… Do you struggle to head out for a run or fitness class, but love a walk? Or…

  • Beach fitness: 4 coastal activities to try this summer

    Beach fitness: 4 coastal activities to try this summer

    21 July 2021

    You might associate the beach with relaxation, but it’s also a great place to get fit and healthy. Head to the shores this summer and reap the coastal benefits with one of these fun beach fitness activities… We all like…

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