New moves

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New moves

Time to move

It's a new year! A clean slate! So it’s time to get your groove back and smash out those fitness goals. For many of us the gym can often be an intimidating and overwhelming place – people flexing, wall to wall mirrors and an assortment of contraptions you’ve never seen before.

But don’t let that discourage you – we all have to start somewhere and that’s where we step in! Think of us like your fitness buddy, a guiding hand and soon enough you’ll be seasoned gym junkie.

First things first, choose a gym. This initial phase is a bit like forging a new relationship – you’ll be spending a lot of time together, so it’s important to find the right fit.

If you are all about those group fitness classes or prefer safety in numbers, look no further - Goodlife Health Clubs has something to suit your training goals. If you are looking to reverse those indulgent holiday months, the body pump class is one of our favourites!

If you prefer deadlifts over downward dogs? Snap Fitness is home to high quality equipment and a team of dedicated personal trainers that will wake those sleepy glutes up in no time.

Goodlife Health Clubs and Snap Fitness have 24/7 access and offer free trials, so you can test run both facilities to find your perfect fit.

Move in style

Now that you’ve signed up to a gym that best suits you, it’s time to get to work! There is just one problem – It's hard to leave a warm, cozy bed in the morning, and the diminishing daylight saps the urge to work out in the evening. The struggle to find motivation when it comes to exercising is real.

But you know what we’ve found to help you get up and move? Kick ass new workout clothes! That’s right material motivation will have you looking good, feeling good and ready to tackle those 6 am body pump classes head on.

We’ve rounded up a few of our favourites that will help get your workout mojo back head to toe.

  1. Rockwear: 6 Panel Black Perforated Cap
  2. Rockwear: Grey Marle Slinky Track Pant
  3. Lorna Jane: Lotus Active Yoga Tank
  4. Lorna Jane: Missguided Sports Bra
  5. Lorna Jane: Pixie Core Tight
  6. Sportsco: Women's Nike Metcon

Support your move

To complete the final piece of the puzzle, it’s important to fuel your body with the right nutrients to support your new workout regimen - our friends at ASN, can do exactly that. From protein powders, to amino acids and more, these guys live and breathe the fitness world.

For a more natural approach, Healthy Life stocks a range of vitamins and supplements that you can incorporate into your everyday routine. While you perfect your squat technique, let the friendly staff at Healthy Life take care of the rest.

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