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Ways to figure out how you can get and stay in the right shape

Ways to figure out how you can get and stay in the right shape

We all would prefer to possess the right body type, the right shape. Now, there is no real perfect body shape as it’s all in the eye of the beholder, but we all have our preferences. Some people like to be super lean; some prefer to have a bit of muscle – there is no right answer as long as our insides are operating well, and we’re happy with everything personally. For me, it is to flatten out my stomach a bit , so my baby girl stops from asking if I am having a baby! VIEW the POST

6 Things you need to know about Boxing classes

6 Things you need to know about Boxing classes

Boxing is a professional sport (martial art) in which two opponents punch each other by using their gloved fists. If the idea of you punching opponents, and getting punched in the face doesn't intimidate you, then you may have a flair for boxing. But, before you make up your mind to join a boxing club, there are 6 things you need to know about boxing classes. Professional boxers get paid to fight each other; it doesn't matter whether you're knocked out or not. VIEW the POST

Mummy Fitness: Finding the right activity for you

Fitness isn’t something I am really passionate about, it’s more that I know I have to keep fit and I want to feel more self confident. In order to do that I want to feel comfortable in my skin and I currently do not. I wouldn’t wear a Bikini anymore. I wouldn’t wear cropped tops. I struggle to feel nice in outfits unless they hide my tummy area. So, with a bid to try and do something about the parts I am not happy about I have picked up on my fitness. Finding the right activity for me has been a long journey though!

Mummy Fitness: Lunch time HIIT run

Mummy Fitness: Lunch time HIIT run

I started running on my lunch breaks a couple of years ago and it didn't last long. I gave up after 6 months or so as I found it boring. When I started it up again at the start of this year, I wanted to do it differently. So I decided to mix up a run with the concept of HIIT. My version of a HIIT run. VIEW the POST

The pros and cons of a home gym

The pros and cons of a home gym

Everyone knows that staying physically active is crucial to your health, as well as managing your stress levels. For many people, joining a commercial gym (especially with those New Year’s resolutions around the corner!) is the obvious answer. You’ve got a professional facility where you can take advantage of a wide range of equipment, and likely personal trainers and exercise classes if that’s what you're after. But what about a home gym? VIEW the POST

How can you reach your fitness goals?

We all have a vision of what our ideal fitness would look like and feel like. Alas, the thinking bit is the easy part – the difficult part is actually making it a reality. While you’ll struggle if you’re stuck in daydream mode, there are some tried and tested methods that’ll help you to slowly inch in the right direction. Here are some tips on how to reach your fitness goals: