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

Nutrition and Hydration Advice for Exercise | Sunshine Gym Health

Your body depends upon the right levels of nutrition, hydration and physical exertion in order to perform at its best. However, with the tangle of information surrounding wellness, fitness and dieting, you might think working at that sweet spot is something of a circus act! That’s why we’re sharing our top advice for healthy food […]

Community Fitness & The Environment

Community Fitness & the Environment | Park Gyms in Green Spaces

Local gyms have excellent benefits for the community. For example, working out alongside peers will boost morale even further than solo exercise will. However, whilst community fitness programmes are great for local pride, does the environmental impact of traditional gyms outweigh their benefits? Sunshine Gym investigates… Gyms and the Environment There are countless articles about […]

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 […]

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 […]

Healthy Eating Week

Healthy Eating Week Ideas and Advice - Sunshine Gym

The British Nutrition Foundation’s Healthy Eating Week aims to get more people eating a healthier and more well-balanced diet. And by well balanced, we mean exactly this. Many people’s perception of healthy eating means that they neglect both fats and carbohydrates. However, research shows that by completely cutting out any of the five major food […]

Outdoor Fitness and Mental Health

Green Fitness to Beat the Blues | The Benefits of Outdoor Fitness Equipment | Sunshine Gym

A study suggests a link between mental health benefits and exercising outside. 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 location of outdoor gym equipment really enriches […]

Ageing and Exercise – Support from Sunshine Gym

Ageing should not, in itself, be a reason for you to stop exercising However, some conditions which make it difficult to exercise are far more common amongst older adults. These conditions are as follows: Slow metabolism “Metabolism” refers to all of the chemical functions which go on inside your body to keep you alive and […]

Walking to Work – Overcoming Barriers with Sunshine Gym

Walking to Work | Overcoming Barriers with Sunshine Gym | Outdoor Fitness | Sustainable Travel

As a company, Sunshine Gym actively promote all elements of fitness and this doesn’t just include your traditional gym routine or post-work jog. Fitness can be improved upon by making small simple lifestyle changes. These small and simple lifestyle changes could include you altering your method of travel when it comes to commuting to your […]

Public Health England Campaign

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Public Health England launched a campaign in spring 2018, which aimed to tackle the health concerns surrounding weight related issues in the UK. The main focus was on the calorie intake of adults and followed in the success of the Change4Life campaign which was released in earlier that same year. The Change4Life campaign, released in […]

Diabetes Awareness: Reducing the Risk by Improving Your Health and Fitness Levels.

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Diabetes is a chronic medical condition which impacts a person’s blood sugar levels, often them to become elevated. Diabetes can be categorised into three different types, with types one and two being the most common amongst UK adults, and type 2 being the most prevalent of those. It is noted that out of all UK […]