How to Make Bootcamp Fitness Classes More Challenging

Many people love boot camp fitness classes because they always provide a new and unique challenge. However, if you have been going to boot camp classes for a while, you might be getting a little bored with the workouts. This can especially happen when you go to the same class with the same instructor week… Read More

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What are the Most Popular Group Workouts in 2018?

Indoor cycling has been identified as the most popular group workout in the UK – beating pilates and yoga – by a new industry report from ukactive and the DataHub. The Moving Communities: Active Leisure Trends 2018 report indicates that group cycling currently makes up 13% of all exercise classes (2015, 10%; 2016, 14%; 2017, 25%). Other findings from the report – which was… Read More

What is Farm Fitness?

What is Farm Fitness? Developed by Tom Kemp, a personal trainer: “Farm Fitness is a unique outdoor-workout concept – a custom training facility with an idyllic farmyard backdrop.” (HCM, 2018, p. 12). What does it Involve? Sessions involve a blend of: Modified strongman; Functional bodybuilding; Calisthenics; and Cardiovascular efforts. These elements are offered across four… Read More

National Fitness Day on Wednesday 29 September 2018

Wednesday 29 September 2018 is National Fitness Day. National Fitness Day is a chance to highlight the role physical activity plays across the UK, helping to raise awareness of its importance in helping people lead healthier and active lifestyles. National Fitness Day sees a huge range of activity options enjoyed by participants of all ages,… Read More

Four Things to Do Before You Start Boot Camp Fitness Classes

Boot camp fitness classes are a great option for people who want to lose weight, build muscle, or just get stronger and more athletic. However, boot camp fitness classes are also quite intense, and they are not ideal for everyone. Before you go to your first boot camp fitness class, it is important to do… Read More

How Can You Tell if You are Overdoing it in Your Boot Camp Classes?

Boot camp fitness classes are all about pushing yourself and striving to do your very best. That is what so many people love about them. But, at the same time, it is possible to have too much of a good thing. If you are pushing yourself too hard and overdoing it in your boot camp… Read More

The First US University Obstacle Course Racing Scholarship!

Did you know that obstacle course racing (OCR) has become so popular in the United States of America (USA), that on 14 April 2017, Umpqua Community College’s (UCC) Department of Athletics signed William Turner and Andrew Paschall for the UCC’s Obstacle Course Racing programme, becoming the first two scholarship athletes of their kind in the… Read More