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4 Best Muscle Toning Leg Exercises

10 Mar

We show you the 4 best muscle toning and building leg exercises you can try on your next leg day. These exercises are super effective, try them today! 1) Narrow Squat to Sumo Squat Jumps with an EXTREME resistance band just above the ankles for that added bit of intensity. 2) Sumo Deadlifts – Make […]

Raw Protein Chocolate Fudge Brownies

4 Jan

Raw Protein Chocolate Fudge Brownies At around only 140 calories per bar these brownies are ones you can eat and not feel bad as they’re super healthy! They’re double chocolate with a delicious chewy flapjack base and gooey fudge-like topping. What more could you want from a protein bar!? These will definitely sort out your chocolate fix! […]

What is CrossFit?

13 Oct

CrossFit is a fitness routine that was developed by Greg Glassman. The programme he created was specifically designed to improve health and fitness. CrossFit involves constantly varied functional movements performed at a high intensity and the workouts are based on functional movements. These movements are a combination of weightlifting, gymnastics, rowing, running and more. Glassman […]

5 Reasons to Stay Hydrated During Your Workout

30 Sep

Along with your headphones and pre-workout, realising you have forgotten your water bottle when you get to the gym is possibly one of the most irritating things to endure. Annoying? Yes, potentially injury inducing? You betcha; and not to mention the way that not being hydrated can negatively impact your workout. The team at Cardiff […]

Simple Chilly Oats Recipe

17 Sep

#CHILLYOATS RECIPE • Mix water to 60g oats (the water needs to cover the oats with about 3 millimetres laying on top of them) • Add sweetener and half a teaspoon of baking powder • Cook them in the microwave for about 1 min • Remove from the microwave and mix them – put them […]

HIIT Workout Targeting Your Abs, Core & Legs

5 Sep

What is HIIT? High intensity interval training (HIIT) is a form of interval training. It is an exercise form that alternates short periods of intense anaerobic activity with less intense recovery/rest periods. HIIT is a form of cardiovascular exercise. The video below is a sped up version of a circuit that Jessica Allen (a personal […]

The Truth About Carbs

18 Aug

Carbs get a bad press within the fitness industry but they’re not as bad as people make out. We’ve tried to summarise the key things to know about carbs below. What types of carbs are there? • Simple carbs include sugar, honey and corn syrup. These consist of just 1 or 2 sugar molecules and […]

Can Working In An Office Give You Back Pain?

16 Aug

Research suggests that back pain is among the leading causes of office work-related disability for people under the age of 45 due to the amount of time spent sitting at a desk in front of the computer. Why is this case? The effects of sitting for a prolonged time period Sitting creates a static situation […]

Full Body TRX Workout

5 Aug

    KNEE TUCK PUSH UP The push up into the knee tuck push-up is a compound exercise which targets balance and stability. This exercise is perfect to develop core and upper body strength. MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS Mountain climbers are perfect to help you improve your balance, coordination and agility. They also benefit muscular fitness by […]

Finding Time To Exercise

29 Jul

This is something I get asked often – how do I find the time to exercise while still working full time? So I thought I’d pull together a quick post with my top 5 tips: 1. PLAY THE FIELD Essentially, try everything at least once! You can’t say you hate something if you’ve never tried […]