Is your 2020 goal more pull ups? We want to help you get ‘London Fields pull up bar ready‘ this Summer (seriously – some of those guys are actual gymnasts so don’t be put off trying out pull ups for the first time!).
Many of our clients are frustrated at their lack of ability to do many, if any, pull ups. There’s a reason – they’re hard! It’s a big exercise, pulling your entire body weight up and over a bar.
If you’re looking for inspiration to stay fit this Winter, look no further than our current batch of Hackney fitness clients still persisting with their personal training programmes through these Winter months. It’s a struggle to stay motivated for sure, but on sunny, cold days like today, nothing beats an early morning workout on London Fields or Hackney Downs. After a quick warm-up, you’ll be surprised at how your body temperature rises, it’s even tee-shirt weather for one of our braver clients!
So, what can you do to stay motivated and fit this Winter? Here’s some simple tips to keep you in shape during these danger months of festive treats, early sunsets and office parties.
As the Christmas lights go up outside Hackney Town Hall (even earlier than last year?), the season to be jolly approaches. Office Christmas parties, annual get togethers with friends and a general winding down of work means just one thing: TEMPTATION.
We’re fully behind Macmillan Cancer Support’s ‘Go Sober for October’ campaign (https://www.gosober.org.uk). Living in the heart of Hackney, we recognise it’s super HARD to escape the temptations of locally brewed ales and other libations. So, we’re (ever-so casually) suggesting to all our personal training clients to join in and help this worthy cause, whilst helping them reach their fitness programme goals too.
Victoria Park is one of the largest green spaces in East London, making it one of the best spots for fitness. Stretching from Tower Hamlets in the South to the borders of Stratford and Hackney in the East, there are a range of different training areas, terrains and environments perfect for your own fitness or personal training sessions with us. Here’s the inside track from our 10 years of training clients in beautiful Vicky Park.
Want to kick start your fitness? If you haven’t worked out in months or are entirely new to fitness, we realise just starting a regular fitness routine can be one of the hardest parts of your journey. If you live local in Hackney and are looking for that magical boost to kick start your fitness, here’s 7 local tips we recommend.
Bad Supermarket Foods To Avoid (and Our Futureproof Alternatives)
Whether it’s the M&S on Mare Street or Tesco on Morning Lane, be wary of the following bad supermarket foods slipping into your trolley. At first glance, they might seem healthy but they can actually hinder your nutrition and fitness plan.