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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. “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 the end of July 2018 when Public Health […]

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 2018

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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 […]

Mental Health Awareness Week – The Benefits of Outdoor Fitness

Mental Health Awareness Week

Study suggests a link between mental health and outdoor fitness.   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 enriches […]

Strength Training and Cardio – Taking Steps towards Overall Fitness

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For #WalkThisMay we are encouraging everyone to build heart-healthy cardio into their daily lives. However, in the same way that muscle building alone is not enough to keep you healthy, brisk walking will only get you so far on the road to fitness. Sunshine Gym is here to give you expert advice on combining strength […]

National Walking Month

National Walking Month

May is National Walking Month! A month which aims to celebrate the benefits which come with using regular walking as a form of exercise. Walking is something which most of us do every day. Whether that be just from your car to your office or a mile’s walk around the local park you’re still walking […]