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Posted by on Wednesday, March 11, 2015

When: Sunday 3rd May Start Time: 0800 Where:  The Black Prince, Woodstock Walk to d’feet* MND is the signature national fundraising event and a fantastic ‘year-round’ opportunity for individuals, branches and groups to raise awareness and much needed funds through sponsored walks. It’s an event for the whole family to enjoy! The idea of this walk is that it should somethingRead More...

Don’t Stop Resistance Training IF You Want to Lose Weight!

Posted by on Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Now that the weather is getting a little bit nicer and the day’s are getting a little longer, you may be tempted to forgo your resistance training and head outdoors for some aerobic exercise in the fresh air.  But beware:  if you give up your resistance training, you will be giving up more than you bargained for. Why resistance train? Resistance training is critical for true fitness.  WithoutRead More...

Red Nose Spinathon

Posted by on Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Red Nose ‘Spinathon’ – Saturday 14th March at the Black Prince, Woodstock.       Quite simply the idea is for your team to keep the spin bike moving for 12 hours. Each team will consist of a maximum of 5 adult riders (children are welcome to join the team and do their part) All proceeds will go to comic relief and local companies are encouraged to sponsor a bikeRead More...

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...

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...

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?