The Health Benefits of Regular Walking.

Health Benefits of Walking | Sunshine Gym | Outdoor Gym Equipment

We are often told how walking is one of the best exercises we can get, and this is why each year it is celebrated with its own national day. May has been named National Walking Month! And annually we celebrate the health benefits which come from regular walking! Walking is something which most of us do […]

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 […]

The State of Child Obesity

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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 […]

Try Something New for this Year’s #LoveParks Week

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Fitness starts here; exercise in a park to support the country’s green spaces. From the 13th-22nd July, Keep Britain Tidy runs their 12th annual Love Parks Week campaign. Every year, the aim of the event is to raise the profile of the country’s parks in the hope of securing the future of our green spaces. […]

The Benefits of Outdoor Fitness

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 outdoors. 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 […]

Strength Training and Cardio – Taking Steps towards Overall Fitness

Strength Training and Cardio | 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 […]

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 […]

National Fitness Day : Why Should You Get Involved?

National fitness day is celebrated annually, up and down the UK. The day is held mid to late September and is run by UK Active. The awareness day has been running since 2014, and each year they get bigger and better. Helping more and more people get into fitness activities. Encouraging activity amongst the public […]