Being optimistic can really improve both your health and lifespan according to a recent study. “A lot of evidence suggests that exceptional longevity is usually accompanied by a longer span of good health and living without disability, so our findings raise an exciting possibility that we may be able to promote healthy and resilient ageing […]

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September is the new January only lighter and brighter!  I always find this time of year is a new beginning; it is time to let go of the holiday indulgences, pack your pencil case (or sports bag in our case) and head on back to class with renewed vigour.If you have has a long break […]

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I have spoken about the benefits of improving your body composition a few times but it never hurts to be reminded of why it is important to build muscle mass and reduce fat stores regardless of your weight or size. Combining muscle building strength training with cardiovascular exercise, gives you an unbeatable combination to lose […]

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Just because you found PE difficult as a child, it should not define your approach to fitness as an adult. Many of us had interesting experiences in PE lessons as a child, thankfully this has largely changed now.  This latest Guardian article (with a few insights from myself..) explains why this should not put you […]

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Do you want to get in great shape physically and mentally for the last few months of 2019? Well come and join Finchley’s longest running outdoor fitness, our classes are fun, friendly, inclusive and effective.Bootcamp 9.30am every Saturday Victoria Park N3Boxing and Strength every Wed 6.45pm outdoors in the summer months, indoors during winter.Or contact […]

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Most adults in England are not getting enough exercise, a University of Bristol-led study found 80% failed to meet the government target of taking moderate exercise at least 12 times in a four-week period.  The study analysed exercise data for more than a million adults in England. It found about 8% of adults who were […]

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A few people over the summer have asked me whether you should eat before a workout – particularly when rushing to make 9.30am boot camp.  If you do an internet search on this subject it throws up conflicting and confusing advice so here is what I have learnt on my many nutrition courses coupled with […]

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Sarah Overall Fitness

I hope everyone had a fabulous break over the Easter weekend but the bunny needs to hop back into his box now! It is hard after four days of indulgence to get back into a healthy routine here are some tips to help get back on track: Draw a line under the indulgence period You […]

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