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    Fitness Instructors: Up Your Game

    Wednesday, February 17, 2016

    Fitness instructors, the time has come for you to get it together. Gone are the days when this was a nice little side earner for you. So too, are they times you thought this was an easy qualification to get in lieu of ‘getting a proper job’. See, the fitness landscape has changed and I […]

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Apr
13

Review: BOOM Cycle

A week of hardcore workouts culminated this morning with an indoor cycling class at BOOM Cycle and frankly, what a way to start the day. I’ve never really been one for cycling and never particularly understood the appeal of cycling on a stationary bike and not getting anywhere but it’s best not to write something […]

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Apr
12

Review: Frame Barre

I’ve heard nothing but good things about Frame Shoreditch, but with classes like ‘Jane Fonda Tribute’ and ‘Dancefit’, I wondered how serious a workout it was possible to get there. Only one way to find out! Yesterday, I headed down there to try out the Frame Barre class. Here’s the official description from the website: […]

Pilates_Reformer
Apr
11

Review: Bootcamp Pilates

A reader recently brought to my  attention a ‘Race Training Class’ going on at Bootcamp Pilates. Eager to learn more, I booked myself in for a session. As a keen long distance runner and always training for one race or another, I was interested to see how a session like this would compliment my current […]

Barcelona_Marathon_Medal
Apr
10

Race Report: Barcelona Marathon

  By Charlotte Fiander Race organization Race organisation was really good.  This was my first marathon so I don’t have anything to compare it to, but having run a few half marathons – all in the UK – the overall organisation was great.  Race Expo All in all, Barcelona’s expo was great.  There was clear […]

at  on April 5, 2012 in London, England.
Apr
5

Nike Sponsor British 10K

It’s been announced today that Nike will be the sponsor for this year’s British 10K – the iconic race through London. This is another way you can get on board with Nike’s Make it Count campaign this year. Join Nike’s online community and you’ll get training plans, ways to track your performance and plenty of […]

Suzi situp
Apr
5

The High of Muay Thai

By Suzi Hall I came to Thailand 12.9 stone, uncomfortable in my disco outfits. I am an exercise freak. Running, weights, yoga, swimming, you name it, I do it and when I put my mind to it I’m strong, fit and capable. That came to an abrupt end when I cycled into a car bonnet […]

Berlin_Half_Marathon
Apr
4

Race Report: Berlin Half

Race Organisation The Germans are known for their organisation and they did not disappoint with the way this race was put together. Emails sent out on time, confirmations sent a month before with very clear instructions on how to pick up your race number etc. All very smooth sailing. Race Expo The expo was an […]

Miu_Miu_Shoes
Apr
4

Heels of the Day

Gingham, bows, a slender heel – what’s not to love about these bad boys. Standing ovation for Miu Miu.

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Apr
3

Nike x Liberty 2012

The Nike x Liberty collaboration is back for 2012 and boy, is it a looker. Since we’re all about sportswear with an edge, this is right up our street. Hark, not a hint of pink in the range – see? It is possible to make women’s sportswear that isn’t pink! Rejoice! Check out Liberty for […]

Joanne-Mallon-gym-lunging
Apr
3

150 Gym Session Challenge

By Joanne Mallon Like many people, in the year before I turned 40 I took stock of my physical self. I’d dabbled with exercise for years, doing occasional gym sessions but slightly kidding myself that I was exercising more than I actually was. So I set myself a goal of doing 150 gym sessions in […]