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Covid-19 Lockdown online personal training

Online Personal Training is surprisingly fun, even exciting, and a fantastic alternative when gyms are shutdown during the COVID-19 lockdown, or, in fact any other time.
It’s not easy to work out for yourself a structured workout routine. The odd casual jog to the park followed by a few push ups can be ineffective, cause you […]

Seven ways to boost your immune system this winter – by Neil McCreanor

Your immune system is complex and efficient, with an army of special cells to combat invaders like the cold or flu virus.
Keep your immunity army strong by following these tips:

1.Increase your vitamin and mineral intake
Many people take supplements as part of their daily regime, but we don’t absorb very much of these. Include more […]

Top tips for a healthy Veganuary – by Neil McCreanor

With many people adopting vegan diets this January for environmental, animal welfare and perceived health reasons – some for the first time – it’s important your plant-based diet is as nutritionally complete as possible. Follow these top tips to ensure Veganuary is good for you.

Calcium (bones, teeth, muscles and nerves)
Most non-dairy milks and yoghurts are […]

Book a complimentary session worth £55 with the above voucher!

Enjoy the gift of fun and fitness this year with an ActivatePlus Gift Voucher. Kick start an exercise plan for a friend or partner with a £55 personal training session to help them acheive their goals for 2017. Call 07933 2668505 / 0783 5918368 to or contact us to book a session now.

Personal Trainers: Freelance Studio v Commercial Gym

More and more Personal Trainers are choosing to move away from the big commercial gyms to work in private studios on a freelance basis. This can provide many benefits not only for the Personal Trainers themselves but also for their clients.

Often Personal Trainers start their careers employed by gyms and fitness clubs which give […]

Get into gear – Summer is here!

Now that summer has arrived it’s a great time to get into shape. With brighter mornings and longer evenings the sunshine is calling us to come outside and make the most of it.

Nature is on our side

It’s a known fact that the extra sunlight makes us feel good after the cold, dark winter months. […]

New Sports Injuries Specialist at ActivatePlusPT

We are delighted to add the expertise of Hashim Saifuddin to our team of personal trainers at our London City studio. With his experience at treating athletes at the  highest level, Hashim brings an extra dimension in treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries, getting you back to your best as quickly as possible.

Osteopathy and Sports […]

Beat the Winter Blues

Now winter is looming it can be hard to find the motivation to exercise but, with 168 hours in the week, spending two or three of them working out is one of the best ways to put you in a sunnier mood.

Each week, the average person spends 63 hours staring at computer screens, 45 hours […]

Why Sedentary Workers Should Exercise

If you have a sedentary job (a.k.a. a desk job), regular exercise is essential if you want to stay trim and for your physical health but there’s a lot more to it than that.  Physical exercise is also a crucial component of your mental health.

Regular exercise can:

–       Improve your mood and make you feel happier

–       […]