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Posted by on Friday, August 23, 2013

Hi All Just a quick note to say thank you for the feedback in regards to the group fitness activities and your understanding of my current plight – you have decided! – Monday nights in Stonesfield at 1930 will be an Outdoors Bootcamp style session. – Wednesday night in Woodstock at 1900 will be a Boxercise / circuits based class. I realize that these classes are not to everyone’sRead More...

What Makes a Successful Training Plan?

Posted by on Tuesday, August 13, 2013

A successful training plan requires more than just volume. There are many components which need consolidating; the total amount of training completed is a small part of the puzzle. Thought must be put in to muscle groups, diversity, type of training, recovery, and more. Addressing all the points required in a cohesive training plan ensure long-term success, sustainability, and the best overall results! TheRead More...

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How To Stay Motivated in Your Fitness Goals

Posted by on Friday, July 12, 2013

This month we have seen some of the finest athletes in the world grace the courts at Wimbledon. The male and female competitors have shown tremendous conditioning, battling heat and nerves to perform at their peak. Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Aggie Radwanska and Sabine Lisicki have performed with precision and courage to reach the semifinals. Quirky Marion Bartoli is a finalist and although all theseRead More...

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Staying Active in Oxford’s Parks

Posted by on Saturday, June 29, 2013

Long regarded as a charming and historic area, Oxford is also a place of natural wonder and clean air where outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the sights, activities and games. The Oxford City Council oversees the administration of 7 large City Parks, 26 local parks and 22 Neighbourhood Parks. Many of these are great for taking your fitness activities outdoors! The goal of the Council is that outdoor enthusiastsRead More...

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Exercises in the Workplace Improves Mood

Posted by on Thursday, May 30, 2013

Researcher J. Carson Smith, as assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Maryland School of Public Health, recently released results of a study connecting exercise and mood. The study show that exercise not only helps reduce stress but also reduces anxiety and improves mood. Smith explains that there are a number of studies that correlate exercise to mood improvement,Read More...

EU Sport And Fitness Data

Posted by on Tuesday, May 28, 2013

A new report from the European Union (EU) reveals the participation rates of EU residents in sport.  60 percent of all EU occupants, or 27 million persons, take part in one sport like hiking, cycling, swimming, tennis or golf on occasion. Throughout the EU, there are 700,000 sport-specific clubs. These clubs have about 70 million members. The most practiced sports are: Swimming Golf Football Volleyball Tennis Gymnastics Basketball MoreRead More...

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Fun & Productive Summer Fitness Activities

Posted by on Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Finally the time has come to enjoy great weather and escape the winter blues. You can begin your summer fitness plan by committing to get out of the office, out of the gym and out of the house and into the fresh air and sun. That is a pretty good place to start. Get your natural vitamin D and you will feel energized and empowered in no time! Read More…

Family Exercise & Group Fitness

Posted by on Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Family fitness is not an agenda discussed or considered in most homes. Exercise and fitness issues are normally treated as individual concerns. However, there is a lot of irrefutable evidence that shows the many amazing benefits of having a family fitness program. The first thing to note about family fitness is that it is possible regardless of the number of family members. You could be a couple orRead More...

Group Fitness: Team building for effective production

Posted by on Friday, March 1, 2013

By definition, a team is two or more people who have come together to fulfil a common goal. One factor that is made very clear by this definition is the fact that there is more than one mind at play here. This therefore means that friction between the different members of this group is inevitable as they all have different ideas and different ways of doing things. In an organisation, this frictionRead More...

3 places to run in Oxford

Posted by on Thursday, January 31, 2013

Oxford is one of the most beautiful cities in the UK and is renowned for its architecture, dreaming spires and gentle rivers. With a plethora of activities to keep the many thousands of tourists active when exploring the City, for the locals there are a number of hidden delights and hot spots for running and jogging. 1. Christchurch College, Oxford University The unforgettable journey through theRead More...


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