Spend less time pounding the ground, and increase your metabolic rate with a varied running schedule that includes a steady run, a tempo run and interval training work:
Richard Edmonds, one of the founders of up and coming running brand RunBreeze suggests:
1st Session: Steady Run. This will be your longest run of the week, try and build up to an hour at a relaxed pace. It's best done with a pal with lots of catching up on the
As the days shorten finding the time to squeeze in your exercise time can be, well, hard if not near impossible. But why not swap your usual lunch time hangout for the gym floor instead? Earlier this year Virgin Active launched a number of Fast Classes – a schedule of 20 minute energy burning, sweating inducing and muscle strengthening classes.
Train like a triathlete, improve your core and learn specific moves that are great for
Not one for shy and retiring wallflowers and most certainly one for adrenaline junkies, Box It To The Beat is 60 minutes of intense boxing training, all done to the sounds of a DJ. Yes, really.
Over the course of one hour you’ll punch, kick, jump, duck and dive as the DJ works his magic on the decks.
Expect to burn up to 1,000 calories during this non-stop class (£10 per session). Perfect for increasing your fitness in
First it was a cult, and then it was a trend, now Yoga has become an institution for many women around the country. Offering the opportunity to tone up, while indulging in an hour of light relief from fast-paced living, it’s easy to see why the yogi population increases day-by-day.
Various practices of Yoga are readily available UK wide however to really ramp-up your Yogi game try ashtanga yoga– the most physically demanding form
Put your dancing skills to the test during 60 minutes of booty-shaking, hip-thrusting, feet moving exercise with Seen on Screen Fitness. The latest craze that's sweeping across the UK, the SOSF team offer the opportunity to learn your favourite stars moves from the dancers who have shared their stage. Make like Beyoncé to look like Beyoncé
Dispelling the myth that fitness needs to be a) serious, b) gruelling or c) include