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Keeping fit over the festive holidays

November 30, 2018

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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On maternity leave? How to make your return to fitness completely achievable!

October 30, 2018

Are you currently on maternity leave. or maybe you have young children at home and are finding it difficult to make your return to fitness? As a new mum, (or mum to be), it is important to find the right balance between being there for your children and finding time for you. Maybe you are…

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Keeping fit and active as a busy parent

September 27, 2018

As we approach October, the summer holidays are over, and the kids are back at school – you can be forgiven for thinking is it really that time of year already? With the dark nights drawing ever closer, are you finding it harder to find the time to keep fit, go to the gym or…

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Looking to get back to shape after your holiday?

August 31, 2018

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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Keeping fit and Healthy for Summer

July 24, 2018

MOVE MORE -10,000 Steps Per Day We have all heard the 10,000 steps a day is good for you. Studies have shown that because we are moving less, we are getting heavier, which makes perfect sense doesn’t it? Our bodies are made to move and be actives, but thanks to the television, work desks, cars,…

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Keeping fit and active for mental wellbeing

June 19, 2018

Being fit and active is essential for your mental health and well being. Keeping fit, healthy and active is great for your physical health and fitness, and studies have shown that it can also improve your mental well being. Whilst we may think that our body and mind are separate, but the activities we do…

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

May 18, 2018

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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Looking for tone up for the summer holiday?

April 26, 2018

With summer fast approaching, and the summer holiday approaching, now is the time to start thinking about getting that perfect beach body ready, or just to feel comfortable on the beach, or having fun in the pool. With our busy lives, working long hours, and having to juggle the school run, cook tea, and drop…

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“Cycle The World Challenge” on upright bikes

March 25, 2018

Good luck to the team at Excalibur raising money for local charities with their “Cycle The World Challenge” on upright bikes. This year, they aiming to raise over £15k for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance & other South West based charities through a series of events  over the next few months. Inspired by endurance cyclist Mark…

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Keeping fit in the holidays

March 21, 2018

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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