How to overcome the mind game of fitness

When you’re thinking about how to stay healthy, one major factor to consider is how to maintain a healthy mindset. Keeping a positive relationship with exercise, food and wellbeing is key to setting yourself up for fitness success. Your mindset needn’t be too complicated or overly analytical as losing weight or leading an active lifestyle [...]

By | 2018-04-18T15:21:14+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Fitness, General, Good habits|0 Comments

Big tips for Big Arms

For plenty of our clients, one of their fitness goals is to have bigger arms. We believe that with the right knowledge and training regime, this can be achieved by anyone, regardless of age, gender or fitness background. First things first, diet. The wrong diet will make building muscle very difficult, if not impossible. Follow [...]

By | 2018-03-31T14:40:56+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Fitness, Good habits, Personal Training|0 Comments

How a proper posture can make you perform better

Compared to exercising or eating right, maintaining correct posture doesn’t tend to get quite as much publicity in the world of health and wellbeing. However, it can have just as much influence on your fitness as other, more celebrated, elements. Keeping correct posture in all aspects of your life, including during exercise, means that all [...]

By | 2018-03-29T22:33:55+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Fitness, Good habits, Injury|0 Comments

What is the best sport to do in South West London today?

Joining a gym and regularly working with a personal trainer is a great way to stay in shape and to stay in control of your fitness. However, it’s not the only route to take. A great way to keep fit is by joining up to some friendly sports clubs in your area. Plus, you benefit [...]

By | 2018-03-28T15:18:01+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Fitness, General|0 Comments

Lean and Mean: Lifting Weights is for Everyone.

Whilst the link between regular physical activity and good health won’t be a surprise to anyone, the fact that there is a direct link between muscle mass and having a long life might be. In fact, “new UCLA research suggests that the more muscle mass older people have, the less likely they are to die [...]

By | 2018-03-15T14:06:44+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Fitness, Personal Training|0 Comments

Eating and Exercise: The fit8 guide

Eating and exercise go hand in hand. Whatever your health and fitness goals might be, you should never be considering one without the other. At fit8 we want our clients to understand that healthy changes to diet, and maintainable fitness regimes will always be better than quick fixes. Whilst there’s no ‘one size fits all’ [...]

By | 2018-03-12T13:46:30+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Fitness, Nutrition|0 Comments

You have to run this long to maintain a good level of fitness

Running is a brilliant way to keep fit and it has been proven to reduce your risk of stroke, diabetes and some types of cancer.[1] But you might be thinking, how long/far should I run to keep fit? How far should I run on my first run? There are lots of things to consider when [...]

By | 2018-03-08T16:27:34+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Fitness, Personal Training|0 Comments

The fit8 experience: A Global body approach

Find out how the global body approach can help you   When it comes to fitness in all its forms, whether it’s about getting in shape, recovering from injury or training for a specific event, it’s always about more than just one area of your body. At fit8 we believe in a Global Body [...]

By | 2018-02-28T11:45:41+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Fitness, General, Injury, Personal Training|0 Comments

At what cost does fitness come?

Right, let’s talk about money. When it comes to the price of getting fit, people can be put off by the monthly bill. Fees for monthly gym memberships, physiotherapy sessions or injury rehabilitation, personal training and nutritionist consultations soon add up. At Fit8 we want to offer a more cost-effective solution to all of your [...]

Why should we exercise? Is it about how good you look?

In as much as we all know the dangers of smoking and drinking, we all should be fully aware of the health benefits of exercise. Not only is regular moderate exercise good for you, but of all the determined reasons for starting to exercise, ‘looking good’ or improving your aesthetics should be way down the [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:31:15+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Fitness, Personal Training|0 Comments