Class of the week: Gravity HIIT

To lose weight and tone up it’s all about high intensity interval (HIIT) training. Which of course sounds scary – even to the regular gym goer. And I somehow roped in two of my friends to try out the newest form of HIIT training at Westminster Lodge in St Albans the other weekend, where they…

A new way to Spin: Cyclebeat

I just can’t help it, it’s probably not normal, but I’m unusually competitive. I really pretend like I don’t care, like in bowling when the ball falls into the gutter and I get yet again another rubbish score, or if someone zips past me while I’m running in a race.  My blood starts to boil…

Pole dancing

My experiences of pole dancing previously have never been a sober affair. They usually involved 3am shimmering and attempting to get my whole body up on a pole, while I failed miserably and made friends with the floor in a drunken stupor! So….of course I had to attempt it properly – without alcohol and in the company of at least one professional….

Class of the week: Bouldercise at Westway

So my challenge this year was to mix it up a little and step away from the comfort of my spinning bike. So when I was asked  down to Westway, to trial out a new ‘Bouldercise’ class of course I had to accept. A mix between bouldering and cardio work, it’s one of a kind…