How to burn calories without exercise

Is it really possible to burn calories without exercising? What if I’m super busy or hate exercise and I just can’t fit it in? It’s the holy grail right? Well for newspaper headlines it probably is but here at Fit School we tend to think of exercise as something nice…

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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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Fit School’s #WearItPink Walk Epping for Breast Cancer Now, 19th October

Pilates, Epping, Breast Cancer, Personal Trainer, Fitness, Epping #WearItPink Walk for Breast Cancer Now “It was such a uniting thing to do,” said Eileen Mackie. A participant from our Monday Anti-Ageing Pilates classes in Epping who joined us with her granddaughter to walk the length of Epping as a show…

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8 reasons you might need a personal trainer

Personal Trainer Epping We love our group Pilates, fitness and running club at Fit School but there are occasions where individuals benefit from personal trainer attention. This could be a program specific to their needs or one to one coaching with either Chris or Karen. Gone are the days when…

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Fit School Interview: The Truth about Life with Breast Cancer, Mary Huckle

I first met Mary Huckle in 2016. We were introduced by the director of Fitpro (the UK’s largest fitness industry training provider) and asked to speak on a panel at a national fitness conference. Mary spoke eloquently about her experiences of surviving and subsequently living with breast cancer. It was…

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Should I do Pilates or yoga during pregnancy?

Should I do Pilates or yoga during pregnancy? I’ve been teaching ante natal Pilates and exercise for nearly 15 years and have had two pregnancies, births and babies of my own. As a pregnancy Pilates instructor, whilst I think Pilates is fantastic, it might not be for everyone. I chose…

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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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