Men’s Health Week: Infertility and Where to Get Help

For Men’s Health Week our gyms are sharing factual and helpful information on all kinds of men’s health problems. From checking for testicular cancer to mental health, here we explore one issue that isn’t openly talked about when related to health issues and fitness: Infertility and Where to Get Help.   Male Fertility Factors   […]

Our Women in Fitness’s Achievements

Today we wanted to share some of our members’ inspiring fitness stories to encourage and celebrate Women in Fitness’s achievements.   Happy International Women’s Day!   Our aim is to support everyone to feel comfortable in the gym environment, which is why we: Provide ladies only areas at some of our gyms Ensure there’s always […]

15 Protein Packed Pancake Recipes

Pancake Day is almost upon us and we’ve collected our favourite recipes for you that will compliment your fitness.   We’re not talking standard protein powder pancake batter and low-fat, unprocessed or reduced sugar toppings. These are ones you probably haven’t tried before and will get your taste buds tingling. Let’s dig in, here’s our […]

5 Tips to Achieve Fitness Goals in the Cost of Living Crisis

We know the feeling well, trapped between the desire to do something and the limits of your ability. The cost of living crisis is one that has hit us all, but that doesn’t mean we want to invest less in ourselves. In fact, it may mean we want to invest more for mental health reasons […]

How to Make Your Resolutions Last All Year

If you haven’t been able to make your resolutions last all year in the past, then perhaps it’s your mindset or planning that’s caused it to fail. We look into how the differences between having a resolution or goal can affect this. In addition to exploring how to do this and offer tips for success […]

Gym Advice for Mental Health

This year, Simply Gym decided we would put on an awareness week for mental health not just once but twice! One back in May and the other before World Mental Health Day in October. Both times we did so with the aim of showing how being a gym member can help you cope and combat […]

What Does Fitness Mean to Us, Simply Gym?

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For this year’s National Fitness Day we’re not just spreading awareness of fitness’ importance in life for just one day, we’re doing a whole week of it. Each of our gyms are doing this in unique ways for our members in club, but Simply Gym HQ thought this would be a good opportunity to share […]

Are Fitness Classes Worth It?

We don’t beat around the bush here. We don’t avoid tricky questions either. Although the fitness classes we offer are entirely free and unlimited to members we explore whether they’re worth doing, as many of our members favour a personal workout on the gym floor over a group session. So let’s dive in…   Who […]

Pros and Cons to Calorie Counting

We’ve written the list so you don’t have to. Now with the introduction of calorie count for meals on menus becoming a thing, it’s impossible to avoid. But is it actually good for you? We want to know so we did some research into what the pros and cons of calorie counting actually are.   […]

Should You Exercise on Holiday?

You might be someone who uses the gym to improve fitness ahead of trips away, but then only lounging on a sunbed when there. Maybe you think there’s nothing worse than getting away from it all, just to leave yourself more exhausted than you started. Perhaps you’re someone who loves to exercise on holiday because […]