Need another reason to get out the gym and get outdoors? You can’t bring your pet to the gym as a workout buddy. So, pet lovers, if you are looking for a way to keep fit and spend quality time with your animal buddy then look no further. Continue reading
Personally I hate wall balls, but I try to throw them into my workouts (no pun intended) at least once or twice a week. Why? because they provide for an amazing and effective workout. It is a great muscle endurance builder as well as for cardio. It is a full body workout – and I mean full body. It not only builds stamina but improves balance and coordination and promotes good form. To be able to complete a wall ball workout, efficiency is key therefore good form is essential.
Unmotivated, uninspired, unchallenged? Check out this fantastic TED Talk by Ben Saunders.
Explorer Ben Saunders wants you to go outside! Not because it’s always pleasant and happy, but because that’s where the meat of life is, “the juice that we can suck out of our hours and days.” Continue reading
Just ordered by copy of this! I have wanted to read this book for ages after a friend recommended it to me. I will do my own review of the book once I have read it but for now here is a quick précis of what you can expect from this read… Continue reading
I have been really excited for this series to come out and it really doesn’t disappoint. In this 9 part series, each episode focusses on a different athlete and showcase their journey within their sport. These are truly inspiring and motivating videos from people who really do ‘Go the Distance’.
No Gym Required is no more…but welcome to our new blog – Go The Distance. We hope you like the new name and design! We have loads of cool stuff coming up including interviews with some amazing people.
Thanks for all your support and please check in soon! Continue reading
So you’ve caught the paddleboarding bug?! Then next step is buying your first board. There are huge variety of boards out there of all different shapes and sizes ranging from about one to two hundred quid to in the thousands.
Here are a few things you will need to think about before purchasing your very own SUP (and what a great feeling that is!) Continue reading
For those of you that haven’t seen one of these before, the Indo board has actually been around for quite a while. In 1975, Surfer Hunter Joslin recognized the need for being able to practice his sport away from the water and thus invented the Indo Board. Continue reading
I know it’s a week late but a big Congratulations John John Florence who just won the 2016 Oi Rio Pro. This win will place him 3rd on the Jeep Ratings Leaderboard. Anyone else see a tiltle coming?! Continue reading
How many excuses a day do we come up with to avoid exercise or even just getting our bums off the sofa. What about if you were missing a leg?!
Not this guy. Marine veteran, Charlie Linville, became the first combat amputee to reach the 29,029 ft summit of Mount Everest on the 19/05/16. Continue reading