June 6, 2017 Jessica Tsang

With summer fast approaching in Manchester, there’s no doubt many people will be looking to get ‘bikini body’ ready for holiday. This might result in signing up or unfreezing that gym membership and spending hours in a packed gym to reach the short term goal. According to the the Fitness Industry Association, 12% of people who sign up to the gym, most will have quit or stop going after 24 weeks. (more…)

May 31, 2017 Will Whyler 1Comment

The internet is full of nutritional tips from ‘experts’ with an Instagram following and a gym membership. A lot of the time, these tips amount to little more than, shall we say, alternative facts. We’ve busted the 5 biggest foodie fibs so you don’t have to: (more…)

May 26, 2017 Jessica Tsang

To celebrate the warmer weather – we’re running an exciting competition throughout the whole month of June. If you set your new years resolution with a fitness goal this year and still haven’t felt like you achieved as much as you’d like – this competition is for you! We partnered with Ultimate Performance and JIM bag to offer a bundle of prizes which will guarantee you ending the second half of 2017 in completely different way. More lean, more healthy and most importantly a better version of yourself. (more…)

May 24, 2017 Jessica Tsang

Even the most positive, motivated and driven people will have days where they will struggle to stay inspired. Sometimes we just need something to pick us up or someone to tell us what to do, even when deep down we know it ourselves. So, if you are feeling sluggish or just having “one of those days” then here are ways to stay inspired. (more…)

May 22, 2017 Jessica Tsang

Anyone who knows me well, I am willing to try out all sorts when it comes to sports and fitness. In the past year, I have gone to many classes that have opened my eyes to the health and wellbeing world, and it just keeps on growing. Running will always be my number one, but I have learnt that any strength and conditioning that can be applied to my training plan will only promote my fitness state. So the journey continues… (more…)

May 16, 2017 Jessica Tsang

There seems to be a huge amount of hype surrounding matcha recently – we’re talking matcha lattes, matcha smoothies, matcha flavoured desserts. The question is, what is matcha and why is it so popular? In fact Matcha has been very popular in eastern countries for hundreds of years with it’s amazing health benefits. Matcha is a long standing tradition in Japanese culture. (more…)

May 15, 2017 Will Whyler

It’s (slowly) warming up, which means that soon it will be summer party season and you’ll inevitably be busting out the barbecue. Now, everyone loves a good barbecue – but we’d all be lying to ourselves if we pretended that endless burgers and sausages (plus a few drinks most likely) was a particularly healthy venture. We’ve put together some ideas on how you can indulge in a barbecue, guilt free. (more…)

May 10, 2017 Jessica Tsang

Yoga is healing to the body and soul no matter what time you do your practice, but yoga first thing in the morning can really set your day right. Now, not to say you have to do yoga only in the morning – if you practice yoga any other time of the day, that’s okay too. Here’s 5 reasons to practice yoga early in the morning. (more…)