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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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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

Nutrition and Hydration Week has its roots in the health and social care sector, an area where a lot of our work at Sunshine Gym is based. The team at this event are now spreading their focus more broadly so, to coincide with this, we’re sharing our top tips for healthy food and drink consumption when […]

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. […]