The Negative Effects of Yo-Yo Dieting and Crash Diets

The Negative Effects of Yo-Yo Dieting and Crash Diets

The growth of social media, reality TV stars and influencers has left people feeling more pressure than ever to ‘look good’ and have an ‘Insta-ready’ body, with yo-yo dieting and crash diets becoming increasingly popular. As a personal trainer, I encounter the ‘beach body’ mindset frequently – and while there is nothing wrong with wanting […]

What are the Dangers of Visceral Fat?

What are the Dangers of Visceral Fat?

You may have heard of the phrase ‘skinny fat’ but never really understood what this means! Well, it refers to having too much visceral fat which can be just as bad for your health as having too much belly fat! Unfortunately, you can’t ‘see’ visceral fat, but there are several ways you can reduce it. […]

The benefits of exercise for mental health

The benefits of exercise for mental health

As a personal trainer, so many people come to me and tell me that they are fed up with pounding on the treadmill every day. And I tell them that fitness doesn’t have to be so predictable! There’s nothing wrong with running on a treadmill, but there is so much more you can get out […]

6 Ways to Keep Your Fitness Motivation Going Beyond January

6 Ways to Keep Your Fitness Motivation Going Beyond January

Most of us have been there. After gorging on chocolate over Christmas (yes, we’re as guilty as you when it comes to sweet treats) and indulging in one too many glasses of fizz, we decide to set a new year’s resolution to join the gym and get fitter. And then as soon as January’s over, […]

How to get into the Habit of Working Out

How to get into the Habit of Working Out

When it comes to working out, getting started is always the hardest part. And if you’re not fully committed, then it’s easy to give up. However, if you’re serious about making exercise a habit instead of a chore, there are a few things you can do to help yourself. Here at The Fitness Room, Honeybourne […]

How to lose weight after Christmas: 5 Diet Tips from The Fitness Room

How to lose weight after Christmas: 5 Diet Tips from The Fitness Room

While the festive season is a great time to eat, drink and be merry, it’s also the optimum time to slip into bad habits and pile on a few pounds. At The Fitness Room, Honeybourne, we can help you shift some of those Christmas treats! Here are five diet tips to get you started. 1.Cut […]

7 Reasons Why You Should Workout During Winter

7 Reasons Why You Should Workout During Winter

It may be difficult to get started, but once you do, a winter workout can do wonders for your health. Here at The Fitness Room Honeybourne, we love a winter workout, and with our outdoor training facilities going full steam ahead, here are our 7 reasons why you should embrace fitness this season: It boosts […]

10 Outdoor Activities for Family Fitness

10 Outdoor Activities for Family Fitness

Exercising as a family can be great fun and it can help instil good habits in kids at a young age. Exercising outdoors and being among nature can be a great stress reliever too! The team at The Fitness Room Honeybourne like to train outdoors whenever we can, so here are 10 outdoor activities that […]

The 12 days of Fitmas

The 12 days of Fitmas

With the festive period fast approaching and the inevitable feast of food that comes with it, now is the ideal time to get in shape. We all know the 12 Days of Christmas song, so, from The Fitness Room, Honeybourne, here is our exclusive take on it! The 12 Days of ‘Fitmas’ These are all […]

Strength Training or Cardio for Weight Loss? Here’s What You Need to Know

Strength Training or Cardio for Weight Loss? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you are just starting your fitness journey and wondering whether your strength training or cardio sessions at the Fitness Room Honeybourne offer the most effective route to weight loss, you’re not alone! Most people on a quest to lose weight find themselves confused between which of the two most popular types of workouts will […]