1Life Blog

Making the most of on demand fitness

Posted by Paul Rayner on 24-Feb-2021 09:20:11

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that we can enjoy a great work out in the comfort of our own home. In fact, it’s never been easier to access an amazing workout whenever and wherever suits you best.

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Topics: online fitness, 1Life Plus

Hacks for home-schooling and avoiding stress overload

Posted by Paul Rayner on 22-Feb-2021 15:13:02

For many parents, these are difficult - and often stressful - times.

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Topics: home schooling, online fitness

Lockdown love….Celebrating Valentine’s Day in lockdown

Posted by Paul Rayner on 10-Feb-2021 14:16:54

February is officially the month of love, but there’s no doubt that this year our Valentine’s Day celebrations will look a bit different. Even though the usual plans may not be possible, we suggest how you could celebrate the most romantic day of the year with some ideas to keep the romance alive in lockdown.

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Topics: lockdown love, Valentines Day

Three tips for enhancing your mental health and wellbeing during winter

Posted by Paul Rayner on 18-Jan-2021 15:59:07

With another period of lockdown restrictions currently in place and the coldest winter months on the horizon, it’s vital we look at how we can not only support our physical health in the coming months but also our mental health.

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Topics: wellbeing, mental health, winter

Returning safely to the gym

Posted by Justine Williams on 30-Nov-2020 09:06:00

We’re sure that many of you have been missing your trips to the gym over the past few weeks and with fitness facilities in England now allowed to reopen, as of Wednesday 2nd December, we’re excited to welcome you back through our doors.

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Topics: gym, safe gym

The importance of keeping active and healthy throughout the winter

Posted by Paul Rayner on 15-Nov-2020 15:51:00

During the winter months when the temperatures drop and the nights are drawing in, it can be difficult to keep yourself motivated when it comes to exercise.

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Topics: winter exercise

Covid-19 myths busted!

Posted by Justine Williams on 29-Jun-2020 08:11:47

The news we’d been hoping to hear this week; that gyms and indoor leisure facilities could re-open was delayed, much to our frustration. After weeks of planning, preparing, and training we were all told we’d have to wait a little longer to re-open our doors. Although we’re disappointed you can rest assured that when the green light is given, we will be all systems go.

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Topics: Covid19

Why golf really is the new gym…

Posted by David Conway on 02-Jun-2020 16:11:15

As we start to see social distancing regulations lift, some people might be looking for new and alternative ways to exercise and keep fit, especially if it involves being outside.  Well look no further than the great game of golf!

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How 1Life is still supporting the community despite all its centres and clubs being closed

Posted by David Conway on 16-May-2020 10:11:53

For many, 1Life is the place you go to take your children swimming or attend your favourite exercise class, go to the gym or even play sport.  Since the end of March 1Life closed its doors, emptied the pools and said “goodbye; for now” to members, staff and customers as we entered into this period of social distancing.  However, despite the clubs and centres being closed, 1Life has been busy behind the scenes doing what it can to support not only its members but communities up and down the country as well. 

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Topics: community

How to stay motivated whilst socially distancing

Posted by David Conway on 06-May-2020 18:35:46

The UK has now been socially distancing for more than six weeks.  This means six weeks of having to completely change, overhaul and modify everyday, normal life.  Many families are trying to juggle home schooling with full or part time work, whilst others have been furloughed and can’t work or have to simply stay at home and self-isolate; whichever camp you’re in, life is tough. 

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Topics: social distancing, motivation