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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Am I fit enough to run a marathon?

One of the most common questions our Fit School Run Club members (or want to be members) ask us is: Am I fit enough to run a marathon? Some don’t even like to admit they want to run a marathon because they think it’s beyond them. The simple answer is…

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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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Fit School’s Last Minute Fitness Christmas Gift Guide

Last minute fitness christmas gift guide fit school essex epping fitness pilates Ho ho ho! It’s that time of year when our Fit School community are running to the shops to buy their last minute Christmas gifts. But who is shopping for them? If you are fit (or would like…

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7 of the Best Free Fitness Christmas Gifts

Free fitness christmas gifts fit school essex epping fitness pilates We know our Fit School team love a bit of retail therapy. It’s a fact that nothing will get that class or run around Epping on your schedule quicker than some spangly new leggings. And if you want a last…

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Can knowing your triggers help prevent a meltdown?

Fitness, Epping, Essex, Pilates, Exercise, Online Fitness, triggers, mental health, melt down During a particularly challenging time in my teenage life, my father gave me some brilliant advice: “It’s okay to juggle balls Karen, so long as all the balls stay up.” Actually my hand-eye co-ordination has always been something…

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Six Ways Every Woman over 40 needs to Work Out

I am all about the first steps when it comes to fitness – that first run or incorporating a fitness or Pilates class into your week on a regular basis. Something is ALWAYS better than nothing. And – it’s SO important to find an active thing that you enjoy. #ThisGirlCan…

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8 reasons why your workouts aren’t working

You’ve done the difficult bit. You’ve established a regular exercise habit. Perhaps you even have your workouts scheduled. When you started it was all good. You were seeing AND feeling results (there’s nothing like a bit of butt or abs ache to know you’ve worked hard). And you felt motivated.…

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23 ways to stay happy, fit and healthy now summer is over

It’s around this time of year (post family holidays, pre school term starting) that I notice myself getting adventurous in the kitchen. The change of scene, moments to breathe and final days of sun and warmth revive my sense of adventure. Last night I created a delicious Japanese Gyudon steak…

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