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

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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

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 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

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

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