We sometimes bring our competitive side to the gym, but this isn’t a bad thing – competitions can help to provide motivation, spark enthusiasm or generate healthy rivalries that produce a positive result.
If done correctly, the use of interactive challenges at a fitness facility can help foster an atmosphere that channels positive energy through increased motivation to work out and live a healthy lifestyle.
Two years ago in April, Alice Denham was leading a normal life.
Then, without warning, she was struck with a ruptured brain aneurysm – quickly followed by a subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH), a life-threatening stroke caused by bleeding into the space surrounding the brain.
Faced with a 66% chance of death or disability, Alice was rushed to hospital for a lifesaving operation. But nine days later Alice suffered a secondary stroke and was admitted into the Critical Care Unit for yet another nine days.
After a month Alice was [...]
There have been many evolutions and trends in the fitness world. Gym operators have grown with the times and continue to adapt and offer more options to their members in order to keep them engaged. Personal training, group fitness classes, spin, and boot camp are just a few examples of the popular offerings that gym members now participate in.
Both personal training and large group classes are great choices; however, the experience offered differs greatly. For example, personal training creates a tailored, adaptable and more focused [...]