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Mental Health Awareness Week – The Benefits of Outdoor Fitness

Mental Health Foundation - Sunshine Gym

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

Strength Training - Leg Stretch Outdoor Gym Equipment - Sunshine Gym

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 […]

Ageing and Exercise – Support from Sunshine Gym

Ageing and Exercise - Sunshine Gym in later life

Ageing should not, in itself, be a reason to for you to stop exercising. However some conditions which make it difficult to exercise are far more common amongst older adults. Slow metabolism Your metabolism affects the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar, blood pressure and break down body fat. The more difficulty your body has […]

Walking to Work – Overcoming Barriers with Sunshine Gym

Walk to Work Day Walking with Sunshine Gym

At Sunshine Gym we are big fans of anything which gets people moving. Sustainable travel is a big part of this as cycling, walking or even the short stroll to a bus stop or train station is generally better for your body and wellbeing than driving yourself or getting a taxi. Walk to Work Day was […]

World Poetry Day 2018

World Poetry Day 2018

It’s World Poetry Day at Sunshine Gym, So we’ve written a poem about ways to get slim. Our fitness equipment is completely on trend, With plenty of doubles to use with a friend. We have equipment for children and adults as well, And rehab equipment for when you’ve been unwell. There’s the Health Walker, Sky […]

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. […]