What is Ecotherapy?

Ecotherapy is the name given to a wide range of treatment programmes which aim to improve your mental and physical well-being through doing outdoor activities in nature. Connecting with nature in this way can have lots of positive health benefits. Ecotherapy, also known as nature therapy or green therapy, is the applied practice of the… Read More

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Linking Summits & Stairways!

Analysis shows ‘fun’ ways for commuters to ‘climb mountains’ on their way to work, and compares the fitness travel plans of workers in major cities. hashtag #UrbanMountains (the brainchild of outdoor retailer Snow+Rock) has calculated how Londoners can scale the equivalent of the world’s highest mountains simply by avoiding the escalator and taking the stairs… Read More

Overcoming Gym Anxiety In The Great Outdoors

Introduction People often talk about feeling a little lazy or unmotivated to head for the gym, but if you are one of the many people that has ‘gym anxiety’, then you know that your reasons for staying put run much deeper. For people who are nervous or anxious about their performance, the gym can feel… Read More

How You Can Promote A Healthy Lifestyle To Your Environment

When you choose to live a healthy lifestyle it may mean you having to change a few things in your life. And, while this includes altering your diet and getting actively involved in an exercise regime, there is much more to it. You might not be aware, but this also touches on: Your surroundings; Where… Read More

5 Ways to Track your Fitness Outdoors

If you are serious about your outdoor exercises for fitness, there is a great need to start monitoring changes that occur in your body and the workouts you are involved. Tracking the progress of your fitness workouts do not sorely involve taking your weight each morning and wondering why you haven’t lost any weight. Tracking… Read More

5 Tips for Weathering an Outdoor Fitness Boot Camp in Winter

If your upcoming fitness boot camp is going to take place outdoors during the fall or winter months, you may be dealing with factors that can affect your safety and well-being including low temperatures, inclement conditions, and drier air. Do not miss these essential cold-weather fitness safety tips: Warm Up (Literally) All proper fitness boot… Read More

How to Protect Your Joints During Boot camp Fitness Classes

Generally speaking, exercise is very good for treating and preventing joint pain. However, if you are doing high-intensity forms of exercise – including the exercises often included in boot camp workouts – you could end up causing joint pain if you are not careful. Lots of people push themselves a little too hard during boot… Read More