Golf is not only great fun, with a competitive element thrown in for good measure, but a recent study has found that playing just one round of golf per month can almost half the risk of an early death for those in their seventies.
We all go to the gym for different reasons, some people want to improve their fitness, others might be recovering from an injury while some people are looking to tone up or lose weight. If you fall into the latter category, we’ve put together a list of some of the best 1Life gym machines you should be using to help achieve goals.
If you’re looking for different ways to improve your fitness and keep your motivation levels high, group exercise classes could be the answer. Working out with others is not only a boost for your social life and a great way to make new friends but it can also provide you with the motivation and competitive edge you need to push yourself that bit further, compared to training on your own.
If you’re one of those people who have always stayed clear of the free-weights in the gym, then we want to and encourage you to give them a go. These versatile weights are a great bit of equipment for all gym-goers, whether you’re an absolute beginner or a seasoned pro and can be used as part of a full body workout, either at the gym or at home.
When we workout, it’s fairly common to focus on muscle groups that are visible, such as arms and legs to achieve a toned appearance or gain muscle mass, but shoulder strengthening exercises are also just as important.
Stretching is often the activity that most often gets overlooked as part of our exercise routine and at best it might consist of a rushed cooldown before hitting the showers after an intense gym class.
If it’s abs of steel that you’re after then patience and consistency are key here. To achieve a chiselled torso, it takes more than endless crunches, so read on for the secret to achieving the infamous ‘six-pack’.
Whether you are an athlete, a fitness fanatic or someone brand new to exercise, it’s likely you’ll be looking at ways in which you can improve your performance and reach your personal goals. And good nutrition is a key part of this.