ProActive

Our fitness blog is here to help you, we’ve expanded this to include home workouts, virtual class information, and tips for mental wellness during this time. Whether you’re just starting out on your fitness journey, or you’re a seasoned gym goer, our fitness blog Proactive is here to help reach your fitness goals.

Start running with Couch to 5K

20 July 2018

Start running with Couch to 5K Always wanted to get into running, but didn’t know how to begin? An increasingly popular way to get started is Couch to 5K. Anyone who can walk for 30 minutes can do this programme. It is designed to condition your body for running, instead of giving your body the […]

6 Spin Class Tips So You Look Like a Pro

5 June 2018

6 Spin Class Tips So You Look Like a Pro Taking a spin class soon? We have 6 spin class tips to help you get the most out of the class. Spin classes are quickly becoming one of our most popular classes at BH Live Active, with over 140 a week across our Bournemouth, Poole […]

4 Beginner Abs Exercises For a Total Ab Workout

14 May 2018

4 Beginner Abs Exercises For a Total Ab Workout The abdominal muscles play a critical part in supporting movement, providing stability and protection throughout the upper body and maintaining internal pressure in the abdomen. We have beginner abs exercises that will target your core muscles which can be split into 4 main groups: Transversus Abdominis […]

5 Great Leg Exercises You Should Be Doing

10 April 2018

5 Great Leg Exercises You Should Be Doing Tired of the same leg exercises day in, day out? Looking to build muscle, lose weight or tone up your legs? Well you’re in the right place, as we break down the best leg exercises to do in the gym or at home to make sure you […]

Get that ‘spring’ in your step

26 February 2018

Get that ‘spring’ in your step Nutrition and training is key to keeping healthy. Both work in synergy whether your goal is to gain muscle, lose fat, or develop overall body conditioning and work towards a balanced lifestyle. Some experts, such as Nutritional Biochemist Shaun Talbott PhD, claim that nutrition contributes a whopping 75% to […]

The importance of a Balanced Life

7 December 2017

The importance of a Balanced Life. Maintaining a balanced life is becoming increasingly more important for your personal health and well-being in a fast-paced, modern world. Sustaining a balanced diet, alongside personal fitness, can help improve and stabilise overall health and wellbeing. This post unravels some of the contradictions surrounding how to achieve a well-balanced […]

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