Category: Fitness

5 ways to get the best results from training

Exercising two to three times a week is great. But if you’re one of the millions of people who spend eight hours a day sitting at a desk from Monday to Friday, then proportionally you’re more sedentary than active, and this may have an impact on the results you are looking for. The good news…
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Let’s go: 20-minute workout challenge

No time? No problem! These super-quick workouts from Virgin Active tone muscle in less than 20 minutes a day. “The beauty of short, sharp workouts is that they activate all the main muscle groups and energise the body, leaving you feeling invigorated and ready to face the day,” says Hannah Davies, a master trainer at…
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6 ways to avoid a running injury

Take a look at our tips to start running on the ‘right’ foot and across the finish-line pain-free Thoughts of sustaining an injury disturb many runners and you may have heard exaggerated horror stories about ongoing knee niggles and inflamed ‘IT’ bands. If you’re new to running or a seasoned runner preparing for a race,…
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10 top training tips for race day

Whether you’re running 10k, a half marathon, or the full 26.2 miles, here are some top tips to help get you race ready in time 1. Start with the right shoes Always be sure to visit a quality running shop and speak with a specialist about finding the best shoes for you. Your feet can…
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