Exercise advice for seniors

Exercise advice for seniors

Keeping fit and active is vital at any age, and as you get older, it’s even more crucial, given that your fitness levels will naturally decline over time. At The Fitness Room Honeybourne, we welcome and actively encourage people of all ages to use our gym and join our classes – and we would love […]

How to Get Fit: For Beginners

How to Get Fit: For Beginners

It’s the start of a new year and your intentions are good! But if you’ve never laced up a pair of running shoes or picked up a dumbbell, then getting fit as a beginner can seem like a daunting prospect. At The Fitness Room Honeybourne our aim is always to make you feel comfortable (being […]

Get Fit in a Month: You Can Do It!

I often get asked about quick fitness fixes and while I am not an advocate of fads, it’s perfectly possible to become fitter in just 30 days if you’re willing to put the work in and stick at it. It’s worth remembering that getting fit will mean different things to different people, so going from […]

Winter Workouts: 6 Ways to Stay Motivated During Winter

Winter Workouts: 6 Ways to Stay Motivated During Winter

The first frost has been and gone and with the night’s drawing in and the cold weather really starting to bite, I know how tough it can be to stay motivated over the winter months. It’s all too easy to cosy up at home with a glass of wine in front of the woodburner, rather […]

3 Reasons Why Fat Won’t Make You Fat

3 Reasons Why Fat Won’t Make You Fat

As a personal trainer in Honeybourne, I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve had a new client tell me that they have tried to lose weight by cutting out all fat in their diet.  Unfortunately, most people wrongly assume that eating fat will make them fat, and to lose weight, they must avoid […]

How Many Calories Do I Need to Lose Weight? Calories Explained

How Many Calories Do I Need to Lose Weight? Calories Explained

When it comes to calories and weight loss there’s a huge amount of information online, but it’s often conflicting and can lead to total confusion. As a personal trainer in Honeybourne, I regularly get asked “how many calories should I be eating” but there is no one size fits all answer to this question. So, […]

The Benefits of Sports Specific Training to Improve Athletic Performance

The Benefits of Sports Specific Training to Improve Athletic Performance

If you have ever wanted to improve your athletic performance on the football or rugby pitch, get better at golf, tennis, or swimming, or just generally ramp up your athletic prowess, sports specific training can help. Although some people prefer to work out alone, others swear by the advantages that this kind of regime can […]

7 Benefits of Group Exercise

7 Benefits of Group Exercise

If you’ve decided that it’s time to improve your fitness you may be trying to work out whether it’s best to go to the gym to workout alone or whether you should try our group exercise classes in Honeybourne. While both options of course offer huge benefits, those of group exercise have been proven time […]

Diet and Exercise after Your Covid-19 Vaccination

Diet and Exercise after Your Covid-19 Vaccination

With more than half of the UK’s population having had their first Covid-19 jab, the vaccine rollout is rapidly making its way to everyone in the country, both young and old. If you’re due to have your vaccination soon, here are a few tips on what to expect after your jab when it comes to […]

How Diet and Exercise can Help Relieve Menopausal Symptoms Naturally

How Diet and Exercise can Help Relieve Menopausal Symptoms Naturally

Unfortunately, for women, the menopause is a natural part of ageing and for this reason is often dismissed as something that should simply be ‘endured’. Yet some of the symptoms can be severe and extremely debilitating, with many women experiencing hot flushes, night sweats, weight gain, brain fog, loss of libido, mood swings, bloating, sore […]