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THE FOUR BIG FOOD TRENDS FOR 2020

By Niki Bezzant for Fit Planet Here’s what we’ll be seeing, and eating, a lot more of this year. You can tell when a food trend has gone truly mainstream – junk food jumps on the bandwagon. We saw it last decade with gluten-free foods. Once, you could barely find gluten-free bread, now there’s everything… View Article

HEALTHY LUNCHBOX IDEAS

Your lunch doesn’t have to be the same old boring sandwich, just a little bit of time and creativity can transform your lunchbox AND save you money!!!!! Here’s a couple of ideas to get you started : Pasta salads : The only limit to a good pasta salad is your imagination!!!!!!!! Stir pesto through cooked… View Article

WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE A CYCLE CLASS?

Cycling is a great low-impact exercise, but the unpredictable British weather doesn’t always make it easy. Indoor cycling is a smart alternative to riding your bike outdoors. At CGX we offer 3 different Les Mills virtual classes – RPM , Sprint and The Trip, plus team challenges on our large interactive curved screen. Why You… View Article

LET’S TALK ALL THINGS SH’BAM!!!!!!

SO LETS START WITH WHAT IS SH’BAM ? Sh’bam is a fun-loving, insanely addictive dance workout. SH’BAM™ is an ego-free zone – no dance experience required. All you need is a playful attitude and a cheeky smile so forget being a wallflower – even if you walk in thinking you can’t, you’ll walk out knowing… View Article

8 COMPOUND MOVES FOR BUILDING FUNCTIONAL STRENGTH

Focus on these basic, multi-joint lifts to manifest massive muscle, superior strength, and prodigious power. Building a solid foundation of strength and power throughout the entire body offers myriad benefits for the bodybuilder, athlete, casual lifter, and anyone with a physically demanding job. The ability to push and pull heavier weights, free-weight lifts, will most… View Article

THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE FOR TEENAGERS

The many benefits of exercise for teens include a healthier heart, stronger muscles and bones and improved mental health. Regular exercise is important to teenagers because it helps maintain their physical and mental health. Teens should strive for at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity daily, aiming to spend less time being… View Article

THIS WEEKS CLASS FOCUS………BOOTCAMPS

WHO ARE BOOTCAMPS FOR : Bootcamps are for the strong, the weak, the fit, and the not so fit. There is no discrimination, as long as you have the will to finish what you started. The benefits of bootcamp are astonishing Don’t be scared by the “hardcore ,push yourself to the limits” idea of a… View Article

LET’S TALK SLOW COOKERS ………..

Slow cookers are a busy persons best friend , stick it on in a morning and come home to the amazing aroma of a home cooked meal. Make a big pot full and freeze in individual portions so you always have a healthy option on those busy days. You don’t have to stick to the… View Article

THE MOST COMMON EXERCISE MISTAKES AND HOW TO CORRECT THEM

It’s always a good idea to check your form when performing exercises ,even if you’ve been doing them for a while it’s easy for bad habits to creep in. Bad posture and positioning will not only make the exercise less effective but can also lead to injury. Here’s a few tips to help : BRIDGE… View Article

EXERCISE AND PREGNANCY FACTS

Pregnancy is a special time. Your body is going through phenomenal change, so pursuing new fitness challenges is almost certainly a bad idea. But that doesn’t mean you should ditch exercise altogether, because there is plenty of evidence highlighting the benefits of exercise pre and post-partem. Gestational weight gain Weight gain is a given in… View Article