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   […]

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 […]

International Women’s Day – Our Own Story

Happy International Women’s Day! Written by Connie Summerfield As Simply Gym’s latest recruit in the marketing department and a long-term member, I thought I’d share with you and celebrate my personal fitness journey to inspire more women to get into the gym and get fit. We all start somewhere and my journey into fitness really […]

Why Meal Prep Helps

Meal Prep, everyone’s favourite word…. There are a number of benefits that do come with meal prepping, both in terms of money and your health. Benefits Of Meal Prep It gives you complete control of what you are eating and therefore keeps you on track of where you want to get to [1]. The cost […]

What Technology Is Up And Coming In The Smart Fitness Industry

In this more high tech world that we are now living in the fitness industry seems to be at the forefront of innovative new technologies and how they can take your workout to the next level. At Simply Gym we take a look at the up and coming tech which can enhance your workout! Smart […]

Importance of Keeping Your Skin Healthy Through Summer

Often with the increase sun, the impacts this can bring a variety of issues to skin. Make sure to take precautions which ensure that you are keeping your skin healthy whilst completing exercises. During the summer months, the heat can often increase the oil glands in your body, this can then cause itch rashes to […]

Importance of Rest Days – Simply Gym

It can often be hard to take days of at the gym, with the constant need for reaching results. We also suggest it is as important to ensure that rest days occur throughout your program. By including these you will be able to reach your optimal performance. The following benefits of taking a rest day […]