The Health Benefits of Regular Walking.

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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 […]

Six Exercises That Will Help You to Become a Better Runner

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In order to become a better runner, you need to improve your speed, endurance, balance and stability. These elements can only be improved with regular effective training. This includes both cardiovascular and strength building exercises. On top of visiting indoor gym facilities, and completing specially designed workouts, there are easier – more cost-effective ways, in […]

Community Fitness & The Environment

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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 […]

Fitness Equipment Safety Procedures

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At Sunshine Gym, we provide a service which offers a multitude of health benefits. But what’s the point in fitness if you put people at risk? That’s where Sunshine Gym Safety comes in. We’re constantly reviewing our fitness equipment safety practices, though it’s not something we normally shout about. However, we’re noticing more of a […]

Ageing and Exercise – Support from Sunshine Gym

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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. Slow metabolism Your metabolism affects the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar, blood pressure and break down body fat. The more difficulty your body has in […]

Can You Lose Weight Without the Gym?

Losing weight is something we have all probably tried to do. Whether you want to lose a few pounds for the next big event, or want to make a complete lifestyle change, achieving your goal can be hard work. In order to lose weight safely, you will need to engage in regular exercise, and eat […]

How to Improve Your Strength Speed and Stamina.

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When using exercise to lose weight people often do plenty of cardio, but neglect weight training. Cardio is effective in burning calories. However, without partnering it up with some weight training, you will not reach the optimum level of fitness. A higher level of fitness will allow you to keep the weight off for good. […]

Active 10: Increasing Your Daily Activity Just One Step at a Time.

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Public Health England have taken steps in their effort to put a stop to nationwide obesity. #Active10 is their well thought out and extremely easy to follow initiative which aims to get more people, more physically active.  Their general idea is to get adults and children walking at a brisk pace for just 10 minutes […]