Motivation

  • A chat with Cross-Fit superstar Sam Briggs

    A chat with Cross-Fit superstar Sam Briggs

    17 January 2021

    The former fire fighter-turned-CrossFit superstar talks about overcoming adversity to become a champion and her determination to stay at the top of her game. Interview: Jo Ebsworth. Photos: Mark McDermott. ‘Growing up, I played a lot of sports and was…

  • Trick yourself into a workout

    Trick yourself into a workout

    6 January 2021

    Think you feel too tired to work out? Think again. Your fatigue may be mental rather than physical. Here’s how to tell and how to coerce yourself into a training session… Sometimes when we start a workout, we might not…

  • How to be more positive in 2021

    How to be more positive in 2021

    1 January 2021

    It’s the start of a new year and it’s normally a time of year when many of us set ourselves new goals and challenges. Here’s how to feel positive about the new year. This year, you may be feeling a…

  • Exercise to help your body recover

    Exercise to help your body recover

    30 December 2020

    Make sure your well-intentioned exercise goals are not likely to result in fatigue or injury, says Sarah Sellens. Find out more about the benefits of exercise for recovery. Had a break from exercise in December? Be careful when you start…

  • Five ways to boost your exercise motivation

    Five ways to boost your exercise motivation

    27 December 2020

    Everybody struggles with staying focussed, committed and enthusiastic sometimes – but taking the following steps will help to spur you on…  Find your why Ask yourself why exactly you want to stay fit/get strong/eat better/be healthier. Whatever the answer, ask why again. For example, someone…

  • ‘I always love a challenge’ – Nicki Petitt

    ‘I always love a challenge’ – Nicki Petitt

    26 December 2020

    Our regular cover and workout model and online fitness coach Nicki Petitt is a keen advocate of strength training for physical and mental benefits and also loves setting herself new fitness challenges to stay motivated. We asked her to share…

  • Stay in shape over Christmas

    Stay in shape over Christmas

    25 December 2020

    Following a trying year, we’ll all be forgiven for wanting to indulge, but don’t be so quick to write December out of your fitness regime. It’s an important time to stay focused on your health and there are plenty of…

  • 7 ways to beat festive stress

    7 ways to beat festive stress

    22 December 2020

    It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but as the coronavirus crisis continues, concerns about our health, future, and finances are at an all-time high – as are our anxiety levels. So how can you cope…

  • Take control of your menopause symptoms

    Take control of your menopause symptoms

    20 December 2020

    With new research from GEN M revealing half of menopausal women are suffering from anxiety at home, now is the time for women to take control of their lives, happiness and wellbeing.  During these challenging times, taking control of menopause…

  • ‘My yoga teacher said I would end up teaching’

    ‘My yoga teacher said I would end up teaching’

    19 December 2020

    Hannah Glancy is the founder of Proper Northern Yoga, a yoga studio based in the North of England offering fun, friendly and open classes and workshops. Classes are also available online. We spoke to Hannah about how she became a…

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