Why we need to talk frankly about fat loss and weight

Fat loss. Weight. Fat. Shape. Size. Body image. Diets. They’ve all become politicised or loaded terms. It can feel a bit uncomfortable. We all have bits of our lives which we feel sensitive about. Our upbringing, personal circumstances, experiences or choices put a unique skew on our version of the…

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Forget gyms and bootcamps. 30 minutes of exercise is all you need.

Thirty-minutes of heart-raising activity, done regularly, is all it takes for the majority of people to get fitter, lose fat or move better. You don’t need to flip tyres, perform plyometric squat jumps or invert yourself in pulleys. You don’t need to train for marathons or climb mountains. These things…

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The Best Way to Lose Half a Stone in Weight

Fitness, Fat loss, personal trainer, pilates, epping, essex It is the start of the year. A favourite time for healthy resolutions.  Whilst we don’t do fad diets, we are always happy to advise our Fit School members how to drop fat safely and effectively. At Fit School we are pretty…

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So This is Christmas. Fit School’s 2018 Review.

Fit School 2018 review Epping Essex Pilates Fitness Running As the year comes to an end, we like to reflect on our highlights, what we’ve learned and how we, as a business have changed. December for us is a time for winding down on classes, since like you, we’re pretty…

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12 Steps to Getting Your Fitness on Track – For Good

fitness, fitness challenge, getting your fitness on track, epping, essex, fit school, running January, early February and May are some of the busiest times of the year for Fit School, from Pilates enquiries, personal training and fitness plans to run club. Even babies get in on the boom time action…

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So This is Christmas. And What Have We Done?

It’s time for a little 2016 retrospective. Just what has the Fit School team achieved in 2016, in numbers? 1 charity marathon fitness day (Gina Morris’ next one is scheduled for 4th February, all welcome). 1 online Pilates programme – released in July. 1 article in the Guardian. 1 column…

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5 signs that you’re one of life’s winners

I’m fresh from this week’s Race for Life Epping. It was steamy one this year, with lots of heavy legs and even heavier breathing. I was under-trained and had been feeling unwell for a few days but I gave it everything. This meant pushing through and just getting my head down between…

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6 Top Running Tips for Absolute Beginners

You’ve got your shiny new trainers and your breasts are safely strapped away. It’s time to run. So where do you start? Aside from the obvious – actually walking out of the door – there are a few tips you can bear in mind when you take your first tentative…

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Help I’m Afraid of Running

Today I’m taking it back. Right back to running basics. And when I say basics, I mean ‘getting your trainers on and walking out of the door’ basics. Running is fab. Or at least it looks that way when you see those energetic types smugly jiggling their lycra clad booties…

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Confessions of a fit family: At home with the Laings

CHRIS and I are often amused by the assumptions people make about us. ‘Fitties’ are often labelled as the fun police. We get invited to dinner only for our hosts to call a little scared as to what we eat. ‘Would fat be offensive?’ ‘Are they life long vegans?’ On the whole we…

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