FitNet – Update

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Dear FitNet Readers I hope you are all keeping well and healthy, and following the government advice. These are very challenging times for everyone, and saving lives & health are the top priorities. After lots of conversations with our clients – FitNet magazine advertisers, thanks to whom the magazine is possible, I can now announce […]

The HEALING POWER Of NATURE

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By Andrea Slivkova Smith Connection with nature is deeply embedded in us. A new term ‘ecotherapy’ is increasingly being used to describe the beneficial effects of spending time surrounded by nature. It brings about calm, self-reflection and an opportunity to re-connect with what’s really important to us. Nature offers the best antidote to the stresses […]

STRUGGLING TO EAT YOUR GREENS?

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Why not drink them instead? NEED AN AFTERNOON BOOST? The perfect pick-me-up is waiting for you at KIKI’S CAFÉ  & JUICE BAR Do you struggle with eating your greens? There’s an easy way to get your daily intake – smoothies! Bring your family in and try out the wonderful range.  A RAINBOW OF ORGANIC SMOOTHIES Kiki’s Café & […]

Matt Hudd On PERSISTENCE And SELF-BELIEF

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As last year drew to a close, I reflected on what a year it was for me personally and professionally – in 2019 my dream of having a full-time martial arts centre became a reality. But going back to mid 2018 that dream seemed like a fantasy. Finding a suitable property was extremely challenging and […]

Trigger Point Massage ALL TIED UP IN KNOTS?

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By Luana Howes One of the most common questions I get asked in my clinics is, “what are knots?”. Have you ever reached back to your shoulder and found that aching spot that feels so nice when you dig your fingers into it? Yes, that is it! Those small sensitive areas of soft tissue are […]

WORRYING In WINTER

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By Emma Reed Many of us struggle through the winter months. Whether feeling low from the lack of light or worrying how to make ends meet over Christmas, periods of anxiety and depression* are common at this time of the year. One major challenge we face is our own impatience with those feelings. Of course […]

THE WORLD OF FITNESS What Does It Take To Make It To The Top? Interview With Personal Trainers BEN HARWOOD & GARETH BENNETT

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Early starts. Gruelling schedules. Working late. Success and huge job satisfaction. Two leading fitness professionals shed some light on their rewarding careers. Interview With Personal Trainers  BEN HARWOOD & GARETH BENNETT Interview By Andrea Slivkova Smith One has a delightfully sweet smile and a ‘boy-next-door’ look about him. The other has ‘rebel’ written all over him and […]

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS Your WAY

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By Denise Bailey I am excited to be featuring in FitNet magazine throughout 2020 and will be exploring some of my areas of interest in more depth with each edition. These include mental health, sports massage, injury rehabilitation and women’s health during midlife.  Fitness is so much more than exercise – I firmly believe that […]