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A healthy and active lifestyle is something we should all be working towards. From getting enough steps, to useful information about what to wear to the gym, you’ll find all of the information you need to start living a happier, healthier, fitter life.

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Fitness for the commuter: How to fit in exercise while commuting
02 May 2018

Laura Briggs

Could the time you spend commuting be put to better use? If it’s a workout you’re after, you can still shape up on the commute with our exercises.

THE REASONS FOR THOSE MISSED-A-WORKOUT BLUES
23 April 2018

Jessica Ambrose

Exercise gives you a boost but if you miss your gym session, team match or run it can lower your mood for all sorts of reasons. How does exercise affect mood?

Time to get swimming
18 April 2018

Jessica Ambrose

Swimming is the low impact cardio workout that doesn’t put stress on your body. Here are 5 of our favourite pools to whet your appetite | PayAsUGym

Essential long distance running training tips
28 March 2018

Laura Briggs

Whether you’re new to running or building up to run a marathon, these simple but essential tips will help you on your running journey | PayAsUGym.com |

Would you take an exercise pill?
21 March 2018

Jessica Ambrose

Scientists are working on the development of an exercise pill, which claims to replace the need to exercise. Would you be tempted to stop exercising? | PayAsUGym

Worried about dementia? Exercise can prevent it
21 March 2018

Jessica Ambrose

Researchers have concluded that high cardio vascular fitness is associated with a decreased risk of dementia. Good heart health equals good brain health.

Strange and wonderful workouts
19 March 2018

Laura Briggs

Forget jogging around the block, or a standard dance class. We’ve got some seriously weird workouts that make those look positively boring. Naked gym anyone?

HOW MUCH EXERCISE SHOULD YOU DO PER WEEK?
19 March 2018

Jessica Ambrose

Is your New Near fitness resolution slacking? Good intentions gone? Here are the 3 categories of recommended exercise and how to achieve advised fitness targets

HOW MUCH BODY FAT IS HEALTHY?
14 March 2018

Laura Briggs

Measuring body fat percentage can determine if we are in shape. Body fat is a good thing in the right place, in the right amount. What is that right amount?

The science of running shoes
13 March 2018

Jessica Ambrose

Longer days and summer running events getting closer means we are ramping up running distances. Make sure you buy the right running shoes, you'll need them.

Top 5 Fitness Apps
07 March 2018

Laura Briggs

Encouraging a fit and healthy lifestyle is never a bad thing. Here is a look at some of the top fitness apps on the market to help you on your exercise journey

WHY EXERCISING WITH FRIENDS IS BETTER FOR YOU
21 February 2018

Jessica Ambrose

When it comes to exercise, we all have our own sociability level. We might be the type that likes to zone out and get on with it, using exercise time as me-time. Or we might greatly prefer exercising in a team.

Top 5 trainers for 2018
07 February 2018

Laura Briggs

Great trainers are a runner’s best friend. Get it right and prevent rubbing and injuries by picking from our list of the best trainers for this year.

The essential guide to gym etiquette
06 February 2018

Jessica Ambrose

A gym can be a social place, but it is also a shared place. House rules vary from gym to gym, but there are some basics that apply everywhere. | PayAsUGym

5 fitness YouTubers worth watching
31 January 2018

Laura Briggs

Some of the top YouTubers showing us how to get fit, get built, or tone up, are inspiring generations. Here are some of our top YouTube fitness gurus:

Are you making these gym mistakes?
25 January 2018

Laura Briggs

If you’ve made the all-important first step of going to the gym, it’s easy to think that the weight will just fall off with no effort at all. | PayAsUGym.com

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