Category Archives: Exercises and fitness

Is Circuit Training the best Workout to Lose Fat and Build Muscle?

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Circuit training can incorporate everything you need into one workout and do it very effectively. By combining strength and cardio exercises into a single workout it really does tick all the right boxes for getting you in fitter and burning up excess body fat. But don’t just take my word for it, here’s what other […]

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NFF at Go Insane obstacle course race, Cambridge.

Members of No Fad Fitness, took part in Go Insane Obstacle Race at Washbrook Farm MotoX track in Doddington. The course comprised of a 5km circuit consisting of multiple water obstacles and other challenges. Participants faced climbing walls, tunnels and crawls under cargo nets through thick black mud, but by far the biggest feature of […]

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Circuit Training Fitness Classes, Thursdays in March.

We are pleased to announce that from Thursday 19th June we will be offering Circuit based fitness and exercise classes at the Community Centre (F.E. Centre), Station Road, March, Cambs. Sessions will start at 8pm and run until 9pm. Training will be fun and varied as well as challenging to people with a variety of […]

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Fatties Working Out!

Too Fat To be Seen Exercising? Something I have often heard as a reason for not exercising is that people are too embarrassed of their current body shape to go to the gym, or go out running. This doesn’t just apply to those who are very over weight but is often cited by people who […]

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High Intensity Training (HIT)

High Intensity Training (HIT) If you have been following news and current affairs programs you will have noticed that the obesity epidemic is a regular topic, as are debates about the best way to deal with it and help people to lose weight. One of the newer ideas is HIT, High Intensity Training or HIIT […]

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About Pilates.

For those of you who have not yet discovered the wonders and benefits of Pilates, the let me explain more. Pilates is primarily a core strengthening technique, it targets the deep postural muscles and in turn, helps to strengthen the spine and the abdominals. But of course, it’s also an over all body work, which aims to […]

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What is a Boot Camp?

What is a Boot Camp? For the last few years the buzzword in the fitness industry has been ’Boot Camp’. So just what is a Boot Camp? Put simply it is a structured fitness program, Boot Camp takes it’s name from American military jargon, a Boot Camp is slang for the place where new recruits […]

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EXERCISES YOU CAN DO IN THE WORKPLACE, WITHOUT LEAVING YOUR DESK.

EXERCISES YOU CAN DO IN THE WORKPLACE, WITHOUT LEAVING YOU DESK.   Breath out slowly whilst pulling you stomach in as tight as you can. Continue to breath normaly whilst holding in your stomach for 2 mins. Relax for 1 minute and repeat 5 times. Do this several times throughout the day to firm up […]

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EXERCISES YOU CAN DO WHILST ON THE MOVE AT WORK

EXERCISES YOU CAN DO WHILST ON THE MOVE AT WORK Whilst waiting for the copier/printer etc. do calf raises Take the stairs between floors and go up and down twice before exiting onto the floor you want. When moving from on place to another carry a couple of reams of paper or a heavy file […]

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ONE MANS TRAINING FOR A SPARTAN RACE

ONE MANS TRAINING FOR A SPARTAN RACE As I am entering my first Spartan this year I am increasing the amount of upper body work I do. Particularly exercises that involve pulling up my own body weight. The monkey bars and climbing rope in West End Park in March are proving useful for this. Of […]

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