A Tuffit is for life, not just for Uni

If you haven’t yet heard about the latest must-have in home fitness, prepare to be amazed by the Tuffit by Fit for Keeps.It’s a brand new concept in fitness designed to give you all the benefits of cardio and strength training in one neat little package – no need for the usual treadmills or weight machines, this little beauty does it all. But you could be forgiven for thinking it’s actually a footstool, as the creators behind this exciting invention have deliberately designed it to look like furniture.It’s supported by over 150 programmes that you can access online for free…

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Mindfulness – seeing the world and yourself a bit more clearly

Mindfulness – seeing the world (and yourself) a bit more  clearlyAs a student trying to figure out my place in the world, I find that the amount of pressure to succeed, along with the number of distractions that stand in the way of success seem to rise together. There is pressure to have good grades, but also be available to friends and family and have an exciting life outside of university. As exam season approaches, it can be extremely tough to be a ball of joy with your loved ones, or to let go and have fun when you’re thinking…

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Get fit this January with pole fitness

Whilst a lot of fun, the Christmas and New Year break can be tough on our bodies and terrible for our fitness regimes. If you’ve started the New Year with some solid resolutions to get fit, then how about giving pole fitness a go? It’s increasingly popular and there are currently more than 30 universities with pole fitness societies around the country. Why pole fitness?Pole fitness has got to be one of the most fun ways to exercise, lose weight, tone up and even increase your confidence. During a workout you use every part of your body, strengthening your muscles by…

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5 ways to keep warm without paying a huge heating bill

Christmas is still a month away, however the freezing temperatures have definitely hit and there’s already weather warnings for snow. The winter coats are out, scarves, onesies and hats are slowly coming back from the bottom of our wardrobe, we’re all wondering how to turn the heating on in a student house we have never lived in before. If you’re living in student halls, you’re lucky enough to not be paying the heating bill. But for all those second and third years who don’t want to spend their entire student loan on keeping their house warm, here’s a guide on…

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Tips to keep you healthy this Winter

As a student, keeping healthy is not always top of the list, sure you probably know it’s a necessity but often life gets in the way; late nights, long lectures and lazy routines to be a little more specific.Keeping healthy should be a priority all year long, but in winter it’s time to step up those healthy habits and kick start your healthy winter routine.We’ve rounded up some tips to help you banish those winter blues and help you to keep healthy and fit all season long.Keep up your Exercise RoutineIt may be cold outside but that’s no excuse not…

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