Heavy shoes cost you time and energy

New research has emerged showing that the heavier your shoes are, the more energy you spend when running, and...

The fitness craze of ocean swims

Forget chlorine and the boring old black line, try ocean swimming instead, the hottest new summer training craze. Organised...

Tune in, HIIT hard

If you want to get fit and live longer in the most efficient way possible then nothing beats high...

Why you need boxing in your routine

Taking a boxing class could be the best thing you've ever done for your fitness. Why? We asked Personal...

Listen up ladies — your cycle DOES affect your training

If you’ve ever wondered how your period affects your training, you certainly wouldn’t be alone. Unfortunately, there aren’t a...

Your yoga class might not be active enough

While yoga is great for the body and mind, researchers from the American College of Sports Medicine have found...

Top 10 gym faux pas

Gym culture can be inspiring and uplifting — but there are some bad habits that can ruin a workout....

The five supplements a top personal trainer swears by

Are you confused by what supplements to take? As a personal trainer, Brianna Pitt finds that these are the...

Train to run smarter, further and faster

Improving running performance is all about building up cardiovascular conditioning at your own pace, says Fitness First senior trainer and...

Stairs: the best bang-for-buck exercise of all?

Stair running could be the most effective exercise you ever do, and with stairwells in most office buildings, also...