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OX5 Run 2015

Posted by on Thursday, January 29, 2015

Run five miles, raise big smiles Our Message We are running five miles for the Oxford Children’s Hospital, because we think it is a great local cause to support.  Please dig deep and help us make a difference to thousands of young patients. This important annual Oxford Children’s Hospital fundraiser will take place on Sunday 29 March 2015 at 10.30am. The OX5RUN is suitable for allRead More...

Judgement Day Reviewed

Posted by on Wednesday, December 3, 2014

  Clair G recently took time to note down her experience of Judgement Day Obstacle Race in November 2014, please read her thoughts if you are considering on joining us in the near future. “Last week, I took part in my first full obstacle race in the form Judgement Day, Bordan and I can safely say it won’t be my last!  Signing up for this event relatively last minute (approximatelyRead More...

Cold and Flu Season is Upon Us

Posted by on Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Cold and Flu Season is Upon Us:  How’s Your Gut Function? Winter is here, and that means that cold and flu season has arrived.  Have you ever noticed that some people seldom get sick? Or maybe you have wondered why after being exposed to the same virus, one person gets ill while the other remains well. The reason lies in the strength of the immune system. The strength of your immune system isRead More...

How to Overcome Winter Weight Gain

Posted by on Friday, October 24, 2014

Today, we’re taking a hard look at winter weight gain. It’s a common problem—people tend to pack on a few pounds during the winter months. We want to fight back, and we hope you will join us.  Let’s get after this now, before winter is in full force. The good, the bad…and the solution Although seasonal weight gain varies from person to person, research shows the average gain to be 3 kilograms! Read More...

How Setting Goals Can Improve Your Fitness

Posted by on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Fitness Goals So, you’re at the gym, looking around at the mountain of machines, mats, weights, sweating bodies, super focused minds and someone on the treadmill registering they are reaching their 60th minute of constant running, albeit on the same spot. Time to start your work out. Kick start with cardio – run an undefined amount of time, until you get bored. You only need to get yourselfRead More...

How Can Exercise Affect My Mental Health?

Posted by on Monday, July 14, 2014

Exercise And The Effects On Mental Health As well as keeping fit or changing your look did you know that physical activity and exercise can also do wonders for your mental health? Recent studies have shown that exercise is one the most effective treatments for depression, so much so that physical therapy is now sometimes prescribed on the NHS, and more than that it is widely considered highly effectiveRead More...

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Vision Wild Obstacle 10k Run – Saturday 12th July

Posted by on Thursday, June 12, 2014

Vision Wild Obstacle 10k Run – Saturday 12th July   Hi All I trust everyone is well and enjoying the weather? Following on from the success of last month’s obstacle race at Charlbury, where our very spirited team took on all challenges that is the monster race. We came, we saw and we laughed all the way round. See the video summary of our last race here      We want to doRead More...

The Best Running Routes Around Oxford

Posted by on Thursday, March 13, 2014

  Great Places To Run & Jog In Oxford Oxfordshire is undeniably one of the most beautiful counties in England. The area attracts tourists from across the world, whether it be for the rolling Cotswold hills, the glittering river walks, or the charming country pubs. For the residents of Oxford and the surrounding towns and villages, the countryside provides the ideal opportunity to get outRead More...

Health and Fitness: Are We Stuck in the Eighties?

Posted by on Monday, February 17, 2014

The late 70s and 80s were a hugely popular time for bodybuilding, thanks to Hollywood superstars like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone. As a result, active participation in improving one’s health and fitness became a societal norm. To this day, exercises’ popularity has been on the rise, and as we progress in to 2014, it feels as though health and fitness has never been as popularRead More...

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What Are You Aiming at for 2014?

Posted by on Thursday, January 16, 2014

Click here to read our latest newsletter  January’s Newsletter – What Are You Aiming at for 2014?