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    New Year’s resolutions waning?

    Posted by on Sunday, January 29, 2017

    Did you start off with good intentions and week by week your commitment and motivation have ebbed away? We all put on a few pounds in winter. Christmas overindulgence, long dark days and lack of sunshine can cause comfort-eating, SAD syndrome and a lack of energy. What motivates you? According to a new report by Psychology Today, we all have a different motivation profile and different ways of approachingRead More...

    New Year, New You

    Posted by on Friday, December 23, 2016

      Lacking motivation? Read these ten reasons why exercise is good for you… and kick start 2017   1. Exercise wards off disease. It can slow or help prevent heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis (bone loss) and loss of muscle mass. 2. Improved strength and stamina. You should find you have more energy and a better physique. 3.Read More...

    Circuits and spinning: the lowdown

    Posted by on Friday, December 23, 2016

    Why incorporate circuits into my fitness regime? Ben: ‘To improve strength, endurance, flexibility and coordination.’ What does it involve? Circuit training is a series of exercises performed in a consecutive manner. A good circuit training course works the different sections of the body individually and usually includes a combination of both aerobic exercise and strength (resistance)Read More...

    Give the gift of good health

    Posted by on Saturday, December 3, 2016

    Stuck on ideas for loved ones, family and friends this Christmas? Treat them to a Project Active voucher and help them get 2017 off to a healthy active start. Do you know someone who has been talking about getting fit for ages? Perhaps there’s a wedding on the horizon? A friend trying to tone up or lose weight? Or a colleague looking to take the step up to the next level in their sport? Why notRead More...

    New Year’s Eve boot camp at Blenheim Palace

    Posted by on Tuesday, November 29, 2016

    Join us for a New Year’s Eve boot camp on 31st December and burn off those excess calories gained over Christmas. We’ll be meeting at the Black Prince pub in Woodstock at 10.30am before making our way to the beautiful grounds of Blenheim Palace. The boot camp will be made up of different exercises to work out all parts of the body: Mobility & stability Upper & lower body strengthRead More...

    West Highland Way 2017

    Posted by on Sunday, October 9, 2016

    The 2017 challenge… After last May’s very successful Hadrian’s Wall Walk,  we have decided to up the challenge for next  year. So we’re heading to the west coast of Scotland to hike the West Highland Way. The West Highland Way is a 154km (96mile) hike. It is unquestionably Britain’s most spectacular long-distance walk, and an exhilarating challenge – taking you from the outskirts ofRead More...

    Yorkshire 3 Peaks 2017

    Posted by on Tuesday, October 4, 2016

     Run it, Walk it, or Crawl it – We never leave a man behind!  No matter your state of fitness, we are more interested in your state of mind and willingness to keep laughing (& moving)!  Come and join us!   Friday 17th March – Sunday 19th March 2017   The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge takes in the 24 miles  of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, usually in this order,Read More...

    Kind words about Coach Jim

    Posted by on Saturday, October 1, 2016

    Some recent kinds words from our client Ian W, in regards to to his fitness journey – “I’ve always played sport, ever since school, whether it be rugby or cricket. I was lucky enough to represent my school and the county in both sports. My sixth form years were at Brecon High School and the rugby team 1st XV were formidable. In my last year there we recorded 17 wins, 2 draws and no losesRead More...

    Project Active Tribe: Hadrian’s Wall Walk 2016. Watch the videos!

    Posted by on Monday, August 15, 2016

    In May 2016 the Project Active Tribe completed the Hadrian’s Wall Walk (east to west), 97 miles!  Captured on video, watch highlights from the walk below. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Interested in joining the Project Active Tribe and undertaking a similar challenge?  In 2017 the Project Active Tribe will be tackling the West Highland Way Walk, 4th-8th May.  Save the dates! If you are consideringRead More...

    Darke & Taylor National Three Peaks

    Posted by on Friday, August 7, 2015

      “Darke & Taylor have been working closely with Project Active for over a year now and the results have been really impressive.  All our employees are valued members of the team and we are very conscious of the hard work and effort they put in day in, day out. We like to provide support where we can that contributes to their health, fitness and general sense of wellbeing and the decisionRead More...


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