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Winter’s Here – How Should You be Exercising When it’s Freezing Out?

Posted by on Wednesday, December 5, 2012

With many of us in the UK exercising freezing cold temperatures and snow, what should us fitness focused individuals do? Well, the cold temperatures shouldn’t stop you exercising outside, just make sure to wrap up warm. Yes, you’ll warm up considerably when running but not being sufficiently layered can be bad for your health and when exercising you can sometimes forget just how cold itRead More...

Why and How Should You Monitor Your Heart Rate During Exercise?

Posted by on Wednesday, October 3, 2012

When taking part in aerobic exercise, one of the primary goals will be to improve your cardiovascular fitness – i.e. improve the fitness of your heart. How quickly your heart is beating during exercise is an indication of how hard it is working. Your heart is a muscle, and like lifting a weight to work on your biceps, the intensity of your exercise will have an impact on the strength of yourRead More...

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Why is Staying Active so Important?

Posted by on Wednesday, August 22, 2012

To improve your quality of life, you can do much worse than staying active! Although diet is one of the key ingredients to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, getting outside and warming your muscles is also incredibly important! Flexibility One of the major afflictions that many of us suffer from as we grow older is general aches and pains. A great way to combat this is to regularly stretch and exercise;Read More...

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How To Calculate Your BMI (Body Mass Index)

Posted by on Thursday, June 28, 2012

As a species, we couldn’t be more obsessed with our weight. Health stores (and even supermarkets) are stocked with shelves filled with slimming tablets; magazines and newspapers are all too ready to report on the new ‘celebrity diet’; an incredibly common (read: popular) style of ad on the internet is the sort that goes: “Lose 3 stones with this one weird old trick!”. This obsession withRead More...

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Our New Website

Posted by on Thursday, November 24, 2011

Welcome to our new Project Active Website. We hope you like it and we want to make sure we offer what you need for your fitness, health and wellbeing. Over the next few months, we are planning new features and pages.  We want you to get the most from our website so your comments and suggestions for strengthening our communications are encouraged and welcome!

Christmas Voucher

Posted by on Friday, September 23, 2011

Stuck on ideas for loved ones, family and friends at Christmas? Treat them to a Project Active voucher and help them get 2012 off to a healthy active start. Our vouchers can be used for personal training, group classes, sports massage, weight-loss programmes and lifestyle coaching. It’s quick, pay via PayPal and we will email your voucher straightaway. We can even add a personal message. VouchersRead More...

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