Fitness

  • Walking for weight loss

    Walking for weight loss

    4 July 2020

    If you can’t run due to the high impact nature of running causing problems with your joints, or you simply don’t enjoy it, walking is a great way to burn fat. Provided you do it regularly (four times a week…

  • Get fit with cardio combat

    Get fit with cardio combat

    3 July 2020

    Shadow boxing is a fun, fat-burning workout that really gets results – use it to torch calories, get fit and beat stress. If you get bored on the treadmill, the cross-trainer, the rower or doing normal aerobics classes then you…

  • Eat the right food for exercise

    Eat the right food for exercise

    3 July 2020

    If you regularly work out, getting the right balance of carbs, protein, fats, vitamins and water is vital. We reveal the best foods to eat before and after exercise. Energy for exercise Carbohydrates (glucose) are the quickest and easiest form…

  • Health and fitness are becoming more important

    Health and fitness are becoming more important

    2 July 2020

    British people are placing greater emphasis on health and exercise since the Covid-19 pandemic, but as gyms remain closed for the foreseeable future, almost half of British adults are still exercising more than they were before social distancing measures were…

  • The best fitness classes for weight loss and toning

    The best fitness classes for weight loss and toning

    1 July 2020

    Burn fat, tone up and work up a really good sweat with our guide to the best exercise classes for torching calories. Taking part in a weekly exercise class is a great way to boost motivation and add some variety…

  • Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running 2020 cancelled

    Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running 2020 cancelled

    29 June 2020

    Organisers of the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running, Caledonian Concepts, have today announced the cancellation of the 2020 event due to the challenges posed by the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Scheduled to take place on 4th October 2020, the Baxters…

  • Race To The Stones: A New Virtual Challenge

    Race To The Stones: A New Virtual Challenge

    25 June 2020

    Threshold Sports has announced the launch of the Dixons Carphone ‘Virtual’ Race to the Stones – which is free for anyone to enter. Threshold’s inaugural virtual event comes following the postponement of the annual Threshold Trail Series to 2021 due…

  • Gyms not allowed to reopen on the 4th July

    Gyms not allowed to reopen on the 4th July

    24 June 2020

    Yesterday the government announced the reopening of pubs and restaurants on the 4th July but not indoor gyms and leisure facilities. If you were fully expecting your local gym to reopen on 4th July, you may be disappointed by the…

  • What will gyms be like when they re-open?

    What will gyms be like when they re-open?

    22 June 2020

    Hollie Grant, Award-winning Pilates Instructor & Founder of Pilates PT shares her views on what gyms and fitness studios might be like when they are allowed to reopen their doors. Government guidance indicates gyms/fitness studios will remain closed for the…

  • Solve your problems with exercise

    Solve your problems with exercise

    17 June 2020

    If you’re busy it’s always tempting to skip a workout because you’ve got too much on your plate, but exercise can help you cope with pressure and solve problems. When you are busy and you don’t think you’ve got any…