28 Day Lunge Challenge

Love lunges? If so, you’ll love this challenge, we’re going to be lunging for 28 days. The lunge exercise is one of the most fundamental exercises, it’s tough and it’s effective. This is a great challenge to tone up the bum and thighs. The Lunge exercise recruits the gluteus maximus, quadriceps & hamstrings. There are also plenty of lunge variations to make…

28 Day Skipping Challenge

Grab that Skipping Rope or Jump Rope as it’s more commonly known in the USA, we’re going to get the heart going and revive some old school skills with my September Skipping Challenge. This challenge has been adapted from my Skiptember exercise challenge, the monthly exercise challenge for September. Challenge yourself with some heartwarming skipping action, good skipping…

Why Kids Clubs are key to fighting child obesity

It’s not easy to keep your child active in a hyper-connected world. Parents are battling for their child’s attention, distractions from state of the art game consols and smart devices more powerful than the rocket that took ‘man’ to the moon. These attention-sapping devices combined with the plethora of popular fast food outlets marketed at…

5 Reasons to Plank Everyday

Core stability is fundamental to not only performance in sport, but to everyday life, the plank exercise also known as a prone bridge is a highly effective core stabilisation exercise. If you are an elite athlete or someone just looking to increase fitness and lose weight or fif you’re elderly or recovering from injury, this exercise and core stability training as a whole can provide significant benefits, these include;

Why You Should Avoid Caffeine After Midday

Caffeine is not only found in Coffee and Tea, it is also used in chocolate, some soft drinks, and certain medicines including slimming pills and fat burning supplements. Therefore you could be consuming more caffeine than you thought. Too much and consuming caffeine after midday will most likely disrupt your sleep pattern. Sleep disruption is a well-documented side effect of caffeine