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 […]

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 […]

Fitness in Schools – National School Sport Week

Fitness in Schools - Encouraging Exercise Through Play and Education

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 […]