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What is Functional Fit

Functional Fitness is broadly a training approach taken to help the body be ready for everyday situations. At Functional Fit our aim is to help you develop the fitness that you need right now, to support you to maintain that going forwards and provide accessible programmes to help you take that next step in achieving …

My PT Journey

My PT Journey – Team Bath

The biggest buzz for me came from studying at Bath University – it’s an absolutely staggering facility place to learn that can’t but fail to inspire anyone studying there. To quote from the TeamBath website, they: o – Provide an inspirational sports and fitness environment for athletes of all ages and abilities from beginners to …

My PT Journey

My PT Journey – Level 2 Fitness Instructor

Team Bath (Bath University) offer a blended learning course split across the Level 2 Fitness Instructor and Level 3 Personal Trainer qualifications. You need to pass the Level 2 in order to progress on to the Level 3. The Level 2 course is delivered over 12 compulsory units ranging from anatomy & physiology, principles of …

My PT Journey

MY PT Journey – first steps

I’m winding the clock back to late 2017… I’d been thinking for a while whether I wanted to spend the rest of my in a ‘normal’ job. There were a number of factors, whether an office job that paid well was giving me the satisfaction I was looking for, whether I’d be able to continue …

Fitness

They say races are won in the winter…

There’s a loose saying amongst cycle racers that their (summer) races are won in the winter… and what they mean is that, rather than putting their feet up in front of a warm fire, they put in the hard yards, early starts and long hours over the winter months to make sure that they’re in …

Rugby Fitness

Rugby Under 15s Fitness – Part 2 – Destabilising the core

In Part One, we’ve focused on instilling good technique that works your core effectively. In Part Two we’re adding some ideas to engage more muscles in your abdomen and make your code work harder. A ‘normal’ plank concentrates on the layers to the front and middle of your core, so you can extend that to …

Rugby Fitness

Rugby Under 15s Fitness – Part 1 – Start at the core

As we start back in the new season it would be good to start getting some routine exercises alongside Thursday (and Sunday) training, so to help we’re going to give you some tips each week to help build some workouts that hopefully you’ll be able to find time for. Important note, this isn’t a competition …

Running, Running Shoes, Trail Shoes

Salomon Speedcross 4 review – Hero to zero

Firstly, I’ve had some great runs with my Salomon Speedcross 4 shoes. They were comfortable from Day One, have been my go-to shoe for trail runs this year and never gave me any cause for concern until two weeks ago, when they started to fail badly & with little notice. On the 16th June (2018) …