Balance Awareness Week 2018

Vestibular-Exercises

Balance Awareness Week 2018 runs from the 16th to the 22nd of September. This event was set up by the Vestibular Disorders Association in order to raise awareness for those living with debilitating disorders such as vertigo which primarily affect a person’s balance. This is something which is hugely important within all of our lives, […]

School Sports Equipment Funding De-Mystified

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This academic year, Sunshine Gym aims to help children get the fitness education they deserve. That’s why we’ve put together an accessible guide to school sports equipment funding; from government streams to crowd-sourcing. We want all members of staff to be able to support the funding process at their school, and make a difference to […]

The State of Child Obesity

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Time to take a stand against child obesity? We take a look at new statistics from Public Health England and evaluate how to prevent obesity in childhood. “Levels of severe obesity in children aged 10 to 11 years have reached the highest point since records began…” – Public Health England This figure was revealed at […]

Why You Should Try Working Out With Friends

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Working out with friends will benefit every aspect of your exercise regime. Inspired by the International Day of Friendship, we’re taking a look at the ways a sociable workout supports: Getting started Efficient exercise All-round health   Working out with friends will help you start AND keep you going. Instead of spending shedloads of money […]

Try Something New for this Year’s #LoveParks Week

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Fitness starts here; exercise in a park to support the country’s green spaces. From the 13th-22nd July, Keep Britain Tidy runs their 12th annual Love Parks Week campaign. Every year, the aim of the event is to raise the profile of the country’s parks in the hope of securing the future of our green spaces. […]

Miles of Fitness for the NHS Anniversary

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“What better present than making a commitment to do our bit to keeping ourselves active in 2018?” – #NHS1000miles At the end of 2017, a handful of NHS professionals came to this conclusion when they started to discuss ways to ‘give back’ for the 70th year of the National Health Service. Thus came about the […]

Fitness in Schools – National School Sport Week

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National School Sport Week was introduced in 2008 by the Youth Sports Trust. Since then, the initiative has gained many supporters and increased the level of pupil fitness in schools. This year, the campaign’s focus is “celebrating the role of play and sport in education”. That’s why we at Sunshine Gym are looking at ways […]

Fitness Equipment Safety Procedures

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At Sunshine Gym, we provide a service which offers a multitude of health benefits. But what’s the point in fitness if you put people at risk? That’s where Sunshine Gym Safety comes in. We’re constantly reviewing our fitness equipment safety practices, though it’s not something we normally shout about. However, we’re noticing more of a […]

The Benefits of Outdoor Fitness

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Study suggests a link between mental health benefits and exercising outdoors.   Medical research has proven the strong mental health benefits of exercise again and again. But what if we told you outdoor fitness could enhance these benefits even further? At Sunshine Gym we have long believed that the outdoor element of our equipment really […]