What next for gyms?

23/07/2020 Slowly the UK has been returning to “normal” with the easing of lock down, albeit certainly a new normal. In a couple of days gyms will be reopening their doors, but how many people will be waiting to enter? We have discussed how the coronavirus has...

Our new normal – the effect of coronavirus on our fitness

22/05/2020 The Coronavirus has transformed almost every aspect of the way we live our daily lives and it can be difficult to see the positives of our new ‘normal’. An industry that has seen a complete shift and disruption is the fitness world. We touched upon the...

Staying Home – The Importance of Exercise

28/03/2020 We’ve touched upon the positive impact exercise can have on mental health in previous posts. But it seems more poignant than ever to think about incorporating this into your daily routine, whether it is your one daily allowance of exercise outside of the...

Smart Garden Offices showcasing CardioKit equipment

23/03/2020 We love an opportunity to work with local businesses here at CardioKit. Smart Garden Offices, based just down the road in Thurston, create attractive and practical garden offices. We took a trip there to install a few pieces of kit we’ve been working on to...

Cardio exercise – More than a physical workout

13/03/2020 We’ve had a look at the benefits of cardio exercise in previous posts, however new research has shed more light into the cognitive benefits of this form of exercise. We thought it made for a pretty interesting and, unlike most of the news at the...

Training for a 5K – tips for beginners

7/03/2020 For any level of runner, a 5K is a great way to get involved in local running events. If you are a complete novice to running the 5K is a really achievable goal and the perfect stepping stone for moving on to bigger challenges. As with any fitness goal, it’s...

The benefits of purchasing reconditioned equipment

4/3/2020 It can be quite overwhelming when looking to purchase gym equipment. Any piece of kit you buy is an investment that should be worth every penny you spend. A natural misconception is that a previously owned piece of equipment will be visibly battered and you’d...

Fall in Love With Running This Valentines Day

13/02/2020 That’s right, we went there with the cheesy title. Running is a super accessible form of exercise for all abilities; you can run indoors, outdoors, alone or with company. It provides a fantastic workout and boasts an abundance of benefits to your physical...

Indoor Training for Outdoor Challenges – The Three Peaks

08/02/2020 There are so many fantastic ways to challenge yourself in the big outdoors. The Three Peaks challenge is an epic fitness expedition to test your ability and endurance – along with some cracking views! It has become increasingly popular over the years and...

Skipping the cool down? Not cool.

07/02/2020 The urge of darting out of the gym or slumping on the sofa after a workout is real. The importance of a proper cool down is often overlooked, despite it being just as important as a decent warm up. The goal of a cool down is to return your body to the...