Keeping fit and healthy in winter 2019

With the dark, cold winter nights are you finding it is getting harder to train outside before it gets too dark to see? Are you finding it hard to keep motivated with your 2019 fitness objectives? Homegym have a wide variety of indoor gym equipment to help keep you fit and healthy over the cold…

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Keeping fit over the festive holidays

With Christmas and the new year fast approaching, if you were thinking how much physical exercise you should be doing to keep fit and healthy, this may help. As a rule of thumb, if you aim for around 2.5 hours (150 minutes) of light to moderate aerobic activity per week. That could equate to just…

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Keeping fit and active as a busy parent

As we approach October, the summer holidays are over, and the kids are back at school – you can be forgiven for thinking is it really that time of year already? With the dark nights drawing ever closer, are you finding it harder to find the time to keep fit, go to the gym or…

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Keeping fit and active for mental wellbeing

Being fit and active is essential for your mental health and well being. Keeping fit, healthy and active is great for your physical health and fitness, and studies have shown that it can also improve your mental well being. Whilst we may think that our body and mind are separate, but the activities we do…

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Light exercise of just 20 minutes a day can have massive benefits

Walking just 20 minutes a day can help to reduce heart failure by a significant amount is only 6 years, according to studies. It sounds like common sense, but people who exercise more than 200 minutes a week have a lower risk than those who don’t. People who always exercise more than 150 minutes per…

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“Cycle The World Challenge” on upright bikes

Good luck to the team at Excalibur raising money for local charities with their “Cycle The World Challenge” on upright bikes. This year, they aiming to raise over £15k for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance & other South West based charities through a series of events  over the next few months. Inspired by endurance cyclist Mark…

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Keeping fit in the holidays

Now spring has finally arrived, the weather is slowly starting to improve are you starting to think about your summer holidays and getting that perfect beach body ready, or just looking to tone up. With the half term approaching, and the children at home, are you finding it difficult to go for that run in…

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Are you under estimating your daily calorie intake?

Did you know, may people vastly underestimate the number of calories they consume during the day. Normally, it is recommended that we should consume in the region of 400 calories for breakfast, 600 calories for lunch/dinner and to allow for additional snacks and drinks during the day. In the UK, men eat in excess of…

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How to keep fit and healthy over winter

With the dark, cold winter nights are you finding it is getting harder to train outside before it gets too dark to see? At Homegym,  we have a wide variety of indoor gym equipment to help keep you fit and healthy over the cold winter months. If you enjoy cycling, we have aerobic (spin) bikes,…

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Why a treadmill is great for weight loss and toning up!

Hire a treadmill – they are great for weight loss and toning up! The treadmill is our most popular piece of exercise equipment to hire. Treadmills provide a genuine and effective way to tone-up and lose weight, concentrating on all the major muscle groups. When not in use, our treadmills can be folded up neatly…

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