Keeping fit and healthy in winter 2019

With the dark, cold winter nights are you finding it is getting harder to train outside before it gets too dark to see? Are you finding it hard to keep motivated with your 2019 fitness objectives? Homegym have a wide variety of indoor gym equipment to help keep you fit and healthy over the cold…

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Keeping fit over the festive holidays

With Christmas and the new year fast approaching, if you were thinking how much physical exercise you should be doing to keep fit and healthy, this may help. As a rule of thumb, if you aim for around 2.5 hours (150 minutes) of light to moderate aerobic activity per week. That could equate to just…

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Looking to get back to shape after your holiday?

If you have over done it on your holidays, here are a few tips to get you back into shape without having to go to extreme ways to achieve your fitness goals. Eat regular meals at the correct time – By eating breakfast after waking up, and again within 3-5 hours, Start your days with…

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Light exercise of just 20 minutes a day can have massive benefits

Walking just 20 minutes a day can help to reduce heart failure by a significant amount is only 6 years, according to studies. It sounds like common sense, but people who exercise more than 200 minutes a week have a lower risk than those who don’t. People who always exercise more than 150 minutes per…

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Keeping fit in the holidays

Now spring has finally arrived, the weather is slowly starting to improve are you starting to think about your summer holidays and getting that perfect beach body ready, or just looking to tone up. With the half term approaching, and the children at home, are you finding it difficult to go for that run in…

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Are you under estimating your daily calorie intake?

Did you know, may people vastly underestimate the number of calories they consume during the day. Normally, it is recommended that we should consume in the region of 400 calories for breakfast, 600 calories for lunch/dinner and to allow for additional snacks and drinks during the day. In the UK, men eat in excess of…

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Keeping active in the school holidays

So I am doing the Swimathon again this year and hoping to be fit enough swim 200 lengths. Yes that is 5km! My training was going fabulously right up until last week. I was keeping to a timetable I had worked out and was gradually increasing the number of lengths I was swimming. So what…

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Looking to tone up? Try a cross trainer!

Why hire a cross trainer? Just a a few sessions a week on a cross trainer will improve your aerobic fitness Perhaps you are a regular user or have seen them in a gym: those two-handed and two-footed pieces of equipment that mimic the actions of skiing. Why not hire one for a few months…

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Getting fit and helping good causes

I decided to enter the Swimathon earlier this week. It is part of Sport Relief that is happening from 18th to 20th March 2016. Why did I decide to do it? Well for two reasons. One is to help raise money for good causes; 50% of the money raised stays in the UK supporting UK…

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