WHAT to EXPECT From A TAE KWON DO CLASS

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By Brennen Page Starting martial arts can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s what you can expect from our committed, family friendly martial arts classes, which last 45 to 60 minutes. TaeKwonDo starts at the door. On entering the training hall (dojang) we bow – this is to clear your headspace from […]

STRENGTH TRAINING for DRESSAGE RIDERS

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Ben Harwood has trained elite athletes from a range of sports over the years, including football, rugby, swimming and athletics. Since May last year he has added off-horse training for elite athletes from the equine world.  GB dressage rider Lucy Pincus has competed internationally all the way from ponies to U25 Grand Prix and nationally at […]

BEARDSLEY’S KARATE SCHOOL

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Here at Beardsley’s Karate School we strive to give the best possible experience to our students and parents alike. Established in 1974, over the years the club has helped thousands of local youngsters achieve their full potential and go on to great things.  Our instructors are of the highest quality and bring out the best […]

DITHERING or DOING?

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“As we relate to the body, so we relate to the world.” Mindfulness Teacher Sue Weston explains  Have you ever wanted to learn how to meditate? Or how to maintain your cool in challenging situations? The ‘how to’ of both these wishes is offered on a mindfulness training course. But then, after thinking about it, […]

BODY BALANCE At Sixth Sense Fitness

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Do you keep waking up in the morning feeling tired and aching all over? You might crave a complete rest from training for at least a day or two, but you may actually need a gentle, relaxing session to help your body recover from your tough workouts. By Pete Crilly How about some Body Balance?  […]

Welcome to the Winter 2018/2019 edition! 

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When we were preparing this edition of FitNet, I was humbled and inspired by the lives and achievements of those featured. Congratulations to Hereford Harriers Wheelchair Rugby Club for their amazing 2018 season, and to Natalie Morgan-Dew for winning a clutch of awards last year for her Aerial and Dance Studio, including the National Happiness […]

Inspirational Story: HEREFORDSHIRE ATHLETE Molly Smith

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By Gareth Bennett Molly Smith, a 13-year old student at Hereford Cathedral School, is an exceptional young athlete, and I feel privileged to be her strength & conditioning coach. Molly discovered the sport of discus when she was 11 years old and she immediately excelled in the discipline. She is currently throwing over 30 meters […]