Category Archives: General Blog

NFF Does Go Insane at Doddington (again)

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WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS GREAT EVENT IN A COUPLE OF WEEKS TIME Washbrook farm at Doddington near Cambridge completes the final obstacle course race of 2014. With the ability to get creative, you can expect more man made mud pits, hay bale climbs and pond wades.         We’re going for […]

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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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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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Circuit Training

Wow! What a killer weekend. I have just finished a very intense training weekend of circuit based training. No less than four different circuit classes on Saturday and nine training classes on Sunday. I am now hurting in places I didn’t know I had, but it has been fantastic. I have had my memory thoroughly […]

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Pilates. A great way to end a busy day.

Just back from my weekly Pilates class, for me it is a great change of pace to the level and type of exercise I normally do. Just slowing down the pace and taking time to reconnect with the smallest of functional movements is really grounding, not to mention relaxing. What may look like a very […]

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Car vs Bike!

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  I’m every bit as guilty as the next person when it comes to making unnecessary use of the car, it’s cold, it’s windy, it’s raining, I’ve got too much stuff to carry etc. but this infographic really sums things up nicely. I think I ought to put a copy of this above the key […]

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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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What are the health risks of obesity?

What are the health risks of obesity? The number of people with obesity in the UK has more than trebled since 1980. Experts now say that the condition is reaching ‘epidemic’ proportions. A person is considered obese if they are very overweight with a high degree of body fat. Some experts believe obesity is responsible […]

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Thoughts on choosing a slimming group.

Thoughts on choosing a slimming group. Slimming clubs are big business and they are set to boom in these times when obesity has become the No 1 public health concern, but do they work? Well for some people and some of the groups the answer is undoubtedly yes, At least in the short term.  I am […]

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