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To stretch or not to stretch?

Recommendations change from year to year and from expert to expert. For as long as we can remember everyone has advised that stretching before exercise is the key to avoiding injury. But now opinions (and scientific fact) appear to be changing.

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The First Furlong

Having been a Personal Trainer for the last 6 months, I wanted to share a number of things I’ve learnt, in the hope that if you are another Personal Trainer reading this, you’ll know that you are not alone in how you are feeling!

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Bear Fitness At Home Workout

The weather has taken a turn for the worse this week, but if you can’t quite face leaving the front door and making your way to the gym, a simple at home body weight workout is more than enough! Try the below for a 20 - 30 minute workout.

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(Drop) Bear Fitness In Australia

We'll stop going on about it soon, we promise... Just in case you weren't aware we spent some time in Australia in January 2016. As much as this was a holiday we also flew over to explore their fitness scene and to see if there was anything..

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Running Out Of Excuses

​I’m too tired, I am too busy, I’ll go later, all excuses I used before either eventually convincing myself to move out of the front door or just throw the towel in completely. Running - it’s a love hate relationship

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Fitness Bandit

Since the loss of my beloved Fuelband I have really struggled with knowing how active I have been during the day. As a PT I feel I should have an innate understanding of how active I have been, but with no ‘solid’ data to be able to base this fact on

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