As careful as anyone ever is with their form when exercising, unfortunately most regular gym-goers will, at some point, experience a training injury of one type or another. However, there is one injury that seems to happen on an unnecessarily regular basis, and that is to the ego… No, it's not a physical part of your
The Fitting Rooms would like to wish every woman out there a very happy International Women's Day. Our gym is full of strong, inspiring and dedicated women who train as hard and as heavy as the men and are all a shining example of how much can be achieved if you believe in yourself!
Who is the ultimate friend with benefits? Your TRAINING buddy, that’s who! Partner training is a great way to get the most out of your time in the gym and here’s why: Improve consistency: We all have those days where working out drops right down the to-do list, but if you have a gym date
So many women overlook calf training, partly because it's not very exciting but also because they are worried about building bulky calves (you're actually far more likely to do this with constant spin classes than weight training!). This is a shame since calf training is extremely important for anyone that runs, anyone that wears
Calf and ankle mobility are often neglected as a focus in people's training at a cost you probably wouldn't realise... Without sufficient mobility in the ankle, your squat mechanics will be seriously affected meaning you will be restricted from achieving the squat depth you would otherwise be capable of. Considering that a deep squat is
Looking for a 'clean' protein-packed sweet treat to enjoy post-workout or just with your afternoon coffee? Give our Oat & Blueberry Protein Bar recipe a try: 180g porridge oats; 120g vanilla whey; 30g chopped almonds (all I had at home, you could use any other nut or none at all); 200g blueberries; 20g chia
I'm a big fan of turmeric for its antioxidant, anti inflammatory and immune boosting properties, and will often add it to my cooking (despite not being the biggest fan of the flavour) for that reason. Recently I've heard a lot about the health benefits of drinking 'golden milk', derived from turmeric, which is said to: