Motivation

  • ‘I really wanted to challenge myself’

    ‘I really wanted to challenge myself’

    31 July 2020

    Carla Molinaro ran from Lands End to John O’Groats and smashed the current women’s world record. Christina Neal finds out why and how she did it and why some of her fuel consisted of pizza and sausages. Imagine having your…

  • Social media makes us feel pressured to look good

    Social media makes us feel pressured to look good

    25 July 2020

    As Brits emerge from lockdown, a sense of panic is felt among many who feel they need to look more fit and toned than before, with Instagram and Facebook named the main reason for anxiety according to research. Research by…

  • Staying safe when you go back to the gym

    Staying safe when you go back to the gym

    24 July 2020

    Can’t wait to get back to the gym but nervous of being around others or getting injured? The team at Biofreeze share their top tips on how to stay safe when you go back the gym in terms of minimising your…

  • What will gyms be like when they reopen?

    What will gyms be like when they reopen?

    23 July 2020

    Are you going back to your gym when it reopens this weekend? While you may have missed it, you might also be a little nervous about going back. We asked several of the major gym chains what they will be…

  • Improve your heart health by exercising at work

    Improve your heart health by exercising at work

    18 July 2020

    Employers could help staff reduce their risk of heart disease by 15 per cent if they introduced specialised exercise bikes to the workplace, according to new research. The University of Stirling-led study found that staff who cycle for just 18…

  • ‘Why I’m going to keep working out at home’

    ‘Why I’m going to keep working out at home’

    15 July 2020

    Are you planning to go back to the gym when it reopens? Women’s Fitness Editor Christina Neal has been a gym fan for many years but has now chosen to stick to home workouts. Working out at home has become…

  • Maximise your workouts

    Maximise your workouts

    15 July 2020

    Get the best results from your exercise routines with these handy training tips bound to ensure that every workout counts. Check your posture It sounds simple, but it’s surprising how many people don’t give posture a thought when they exercise.…

  • 4 top tips for working from home

    4 top tips for working from home

    23 June 2020

    If you’ve spent a big chunk of your working life commuting to an office or business and interacting with colleagues, it must be very strange to have to adjust to working from home. Motivating yourself and focusing on key tasks…

  • 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…

  • ASICS London 10K launches new virtual race

    ASICS London 10K launches new virtual race

    16 June 2020

    Run United This Summer By Completing The Solo 10K Challenge. The ASICS London 10K has launched a brand new, free virtual race to motivate runners of all ages and abilities across the country to stay active this summer. Every summer, thousands of…