A Fitness Professional’s Mental Health Advice

Fitness Professionals Mental Health Advice

For Mental Health Awareness Week this month we asked one of our fitness professionals their personal advice for those suffering. Fitness Coach Rob Friend explains below the ways we’re better together and what you can do to help yourself and those around you. Did you know that 1 in 4 people will experience a mental […]

Mental and Physical Healing: How the Gym is My Sanctuary

Homeless to Gym Goer, How the Gym is my sanctury for mental and physical healing

For Mental Health Awareness week this month we’re exploring the theme of being ‘better together’ with mental health issues. In this article, member Brad Hulme tells us his journey of how the gym has helped him on a path of mental and physical healing and his advice for others. Background “My journey from the confines […]

Enhancing Mental Health with Simply Gym: A Holistic Approach

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In the modern age, where stress seems to be a constant companion, taking care of our mental health is more crucial than ever. While some of us turn to traditional methods like therapy or medication, there’s an alternate tool that’s underestimated – exercise. We are committed to providing accessible and inclusive fitness facilities, which have […]

The Healing Power of Movement: Boosting Mental Health

The healing power of movement: boosting mental health

In our fast-paced world, mental health has become a priority for many. Yet, amidst various therapeutic approaches, one age-old remedy often gets overlooked: movement. The connection between physical activity and mental well-being is undeniable, backed by a growing body of scientific evidence. In this blog, we’ll explore the healing power of movement, how we’re better […]

Professional Insight on the Impact of Fitness Watches for Exercise

The final blog is the last in our What’s Your Wearable Campaign and offers professional insight on the impact of fitness watches for exercise. We asked qualified personal trainer, Hannah Dillon, her thoughts on wearable devices and if she recommends them to her clients to support their training.   Hannah said: “Personally, I use an […]

Top 5 Fitness Watches to Transform Your Fitness With

In the ever-expanding world of health technology, choosing a fitness watch can feel overwhelming. It’s important to consider what aspects of your health and activity you most want to improve or monitor. Be it being connected to a community, heart rate focus, outdoor capabilities, or sleep tracking, there’s a device tailored to every health and wellness […]

Why Fitness Watches Are Essential for Exercise: A Comprehensive Guide

In today’s fast-paced world, staying fit and healthy has become a top priority for many. With advancements in technology, smartwatches have emerged as indispensable tools for tracking fitness goals and maintaining an active lifestyle. In this blog post, I’ll provide a comprehensive guide to the various reasons why fitness watches are essential for exercise. Comprehensive […]

Full Fat vs Low-Fat Foods

Fat has been a controversial topic in the world of nutrition for many years. In the 1980s, low-fat diets became popular to lose weight and improve health. However, more recent research shows that not all fats are created equal and that some fats, such as those found in nuts, seeds, and oily fish, are actually beneficial […]

Eliminating The Barriers to Exercise: National Fitness Day Blog

This year’s National Fitness Day has the aim to remind people that this day is just one step in making physical activity a part of your daily life or rather, creating a fitness lifestyle. Which is why we thought we’d look at eliminating the barriers to exercise to help you be active on National Fitness […]

The Difference Between Weight Loss vs Fat Loss

Personal Trainers get asked about the distinction between weight loss and fat loss often. Many embark on their fitness journey aiming to see a lower number on the scale, but it’s essential to understand that not all weight loss is good, and not all weight gain is bad.   Weight Loss: The Broad Picture   […]