How strength training can improve mental health

Strength training doesn’t just make us physically stronger – it can also make us more mentally resilient. Whether you live with a chronic mental health condition or just want a mood booster, lifting weights could be one of the key weapons in your arsenal.  If there’s one thing we’ve grown increasingly aware of in the past few years it’s our mental health. […]

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Is walking as good for you as running?

Exercise doesn’t need to be high-intensity to be great for your mind and body. In fact, walking can be just as good for your health as running, making it the perfect exercise option for people who are injured.  Running has been the go-to for many people looking to keep on top of their fitness during the past year. But high-impact exercise […]

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Women are swearing by cold water swimming to improve mood and mental health

It may not sound appealing during the colder months, but devotees of cold water swimming swear by the mood-boosting effects and sense of community.  The physical health benefits of cold water – from improved muscle recovery and reduced soreness, to better circulation – are now widely accepted. And while a cold shower after a sweaty workout is commendable enough (especially […]

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An Olympic Boxer Shared His 3 Top Tips for Defending Yourself in a Street Fight

As grown adults, nobody should be going out into the world picking fights unless they’re in a boxing ring or martial arts gym. But sometimes, according to Olympic boxer Tony Jeffries, circumstances are outside our own control. “I do not recommend street fighting at all,” he says in a video on his YouTube channel, “but you never know what will […]

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Here’s How Often You Should Work Out Based On Your Goals, According To Trainers

If you find the neverending stream of fitness advice on the ‘gram overwhelming, um, hi, same. Whether you want to run a record number of miles, get into strength training, lose weight, or just feel healthy, there’s so much conflicting info out there that even answering a simple question like “how often should I work out?” can feel downright impossible. […]

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