Sports Relief 2018

Sports Relief Logo

Today marks the beginning of Sports Relief 2018. Sports Relief is a national campaign which raises money and awareness of people living with disease in both the UK and globally. This great appeal runs for five days exactly and ends with a celebrity filled show on Friday 23rd March 2018. Sports Relief is the partner […]

Food, Drink, and Exercise – Top Tips for Nutrition and Hydration Week

Nutrition and Hydration Week Logo

It’s Nutrition and Hydration Week 2018! The aim of this global event is to celebrate and promote improvements in the provision of nutrition and hydration on a local, national, and worldwide scale. This event has its roots in the health and social care sector, an area where a lot of our work at Sunshine Gym […]

Public Health England Campaign

Health Walker

Public Health England are running a brand new campaign this spring, which aims to tackle health concerns surrounding weight in the UK. It will focus mainly on the calorie intake of adults and follows in the success of the brand new Change4Life campaign which was released in January.  The Change4Life campaign focused solely on the […]

National Heart Month.

It’s National Heart Month, and that isn’t just because it’s nearly Valentines. February has been named as National Heart Month by the British Heart Foundation, the leading charity in the UK for research into cardiovascular disease. They aim to use this month to raise awareness for the work which they do into researching heart disease. […]

Stay Fit this Winter with Sunshine Gym!

Sky Stepper | Outdoor Gym Equipment

As the winter months draw in it is easy to put away the running shoes and settle in for a winter of hot chocolate and festive treats. As tempting as that sounds however, it can have severe impacts on your health and well-being. Not only does putting a stop to your exercise regime for the […]

World Diabetes Day.

World Diabetes Day

It’s World Diabetes Day. An awareness day which is run by the International Diabetes Federation and takes place annually on the 14th of November. The International Diabetes Federation is an umbrella organisation consisting of 230 national diabetes association’s worldwide. In the UK the main diabetes charity is Diabetes UK, they help to lead the fight […]

Can You Lose Weight Without the Gym?

Losing weight is something we have all probably tried to do. Whether you want lose a few pounds for the next big event, or want to make a complete lifestyle change, achieving your goal can be hard work. In order to lose weight safely you will need to engage in regular exercise, and eat a […]

How to Improve Your Strength Speed and Stamina.

Children's Sky Stepper

When using exercise to lose weight people often do plenty of cardio, but neglect weight training. Cardio is effective in burning calories. However, without partnering it up with some weight training, you will not reach the optimum level of fitness. A higher level of fitness will allow you to keep the weight off for good. […]

The Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Slalom Skier

Chocolate is one of life’s little treats. It is one of those foods which you are told you can eat occasionally. Well, not anymore. Studies have shown that dark chocolate, containing 70% cocoa or higher, has many health benefits if eaten on a regular basis. When eaten regularly, dark chocolate can help to lower the […]