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Exercising on a Budget: Five Ways That You Can Get Fit For Free

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Getting fit and healthy can often be quite expensive. With the rising cost of gym memberships, and paying out for expensive diet plans, the cost can sometimes add up. That is why at Sunshine Gym we have devised a short list of five fun, yet effective ways in which you can lose weight without breaking […]

Creative Ways to Encourage Exercise Amongst Key Stage One & Key Stage Two Pupils

Creative ways to encourage exercise amongst Key Stage One and Two Pupils. | Children's Fitness Ideas | Sunshine Gym

Young children can often get the full amount of exercise which they need from engaging in physical outdoor play. However, there is no harm in encouraging these children to use equipment which is specifically designed for exercise. Our ‘Children’s’ Outdoor Fitness Equipment’ is specially designed exercise equipment which is to be used by children under […]

Improving Children’s Health by: Saying no to Sugar!

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We all know that in the UK that we are in the middle of an obesity crisis! With new and even scarier statistics coming out every day, we need some brand new innovative ways to tackle this crisis head on… Organisations such as #Change4Life which is run by the NHS have already paved the way […]

Workout at Work for this year’s #FitnessDay

Workout at Work | Sunshine Gym

Today is National Fitness Day. The event aims to highlight the importance of physical activity in helping us to lead healthier and active lifestyles. What is National Fitness Day? National Fitness Day was set up to raise awareness of the benefits of physical activity. The organisation provides simple steps in order to become more active […]

Balance Awareness Week 2018

Vesibular Exercise | Balance Awareness | Sunshine Gym

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

Fitness Funding | Sunshine Gym

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

How to Prevent Obesity in Childhood | Tackling the State of Child Obesity | Outdoor Fitness Equipment for Children | Children's Outdoor Gym | Sunshine Gym

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

Why You should try working out with friends

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: 1. Getting started 2. Efficient exercise 3. All-round health Working out with friends will help you start AND keep you going. Instead of spending money […]