Month: November 2007

Immerse yourself in a wonderful water workout

We all know how important it is to exercise regularly to keep in shape, and with the growing threat of obesity forcing us to be aware of our physical activity levels, we are constantly looking for ways to keep fit. Swimming is an excellent way to exercise. It offers numerous benefits that not only include keeping in shape and burning calories. If you are looking for a way to exercise that you can stick to, one that will benefit your mind as well as your body and a workout that is great for cardiovascular exercise and toning muscle, then swimming in the could be the physical activity choice for you. Read on to find out the benefits of swimming and working out in the water: Regular swimming builds endurance, muscle strength and cardio-vascular fitness Swimming can be used as a form of meditation that can help you gain a feeling of well-being Swimming is a great way to lose weight as it can burn over 400 calories an hour Swimming tones both your upper and …

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Is child gym membership the answer to keeping children more active?

Almost everybody who watches the news and reads the newspapers will be aware of the obesity crisis we are now facing in this country and childhood obesity seems to be at the centre of the problem. Every month we publish articles in our newsletters relating to the growing rates of obesity in young people and the health problems this is causing them, such as diabetes and heart problems.