On October we were joined by personal trainer Lucy Wyndham-Read, who was answering your questions in an hour long lunchtime web chat. Lucy is a world-renowned personal trainer with more than 17 years experience, her passion is showing women that exercise and healthy living can be easy. So whatever you want to know now is [...]
A survey from ZICO coconut water has shown that the streets of London are awash with fitness fanatics that are just as likely to embrace the outdoors and work-out in the open air as they are the gym.
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Indoor rowing is an effective way to work out as it uses large muscle groups simultaneously, burning calories at low and high intensities. This low impact exercise is also great for improving cardiovascular health and fitness.
Taekwondo star Sarah Stevenson didn’t have quite the run on the mat she would have hoped for at London 2012, but having had the chance to take a step back and reflect on the past couple of years the 29-year-old recognises what an achievement it was to even make it to that first fight.
Sportsister joined the Boutique Sport gang earlier this week as they kicked up a yoga storm at the latest ‘Sport with Style’ event for women at blue cow yoga studios in Moorgate. Former International athlete, TV Gladiator and sports presenter, Caroline Pearce, took to the mat alongside 80 select ladies of London.
I have dipped in and out of yoga for the last few years, doing the odd bit of ashtanga then getting slightly addicted to Bikram (hot room yoga). I’m a very active person and so have often felt that if I’m not hurting and sweating a lot then what’s the point? How on earth could I find any sort of fulfilment in an exercise that was so, well, so slow?
After watching Jessica Ennis win gold we couldn’t help but feel inspired, so before the Paralympics kick off and our lives become dominated by watching sport once again, we thought we’d try working on our own sporting talent, Ennis style!
Last night 30 Sportsisters gathered on London’s Clapham Common for a special reader event with Nike Training Club.
If you’re looking for some fuel for your workouts then why not head to Nike’s sporting clubhouse for the everyday athlete?