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Scary meets glamorous - our halloween looks

Stuck for some fun halloween make up ideas? We absolutely love getting dressed up at this time of year, so we've put together a couple of looks for you to recreate at home. They're both deceivingly quick and easy, you'll see!     THE ZIPPED FACE (approx. 15 mins) What you'll need: - Red face paint (we got ours on amazon) - Red glitter (we got ours from The Gypsy Shrine) - Fake blood (also amazon) - A zip (We got ours from an arts and crafts shop in London) - Eyelash glue (also from amazon) - Hair gel (boots) - Paint brush   Method (you'll need two people for this one, one artist and one student): - The student...

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The low down on Narcolepsy, with Belle Hutt

Imagine not being in control of when you're awake or asleep. Losing hours in the middle of the day because you've all of a sudden fallen asleep at your desk or the dinner table... These are the symptoms of Narcolepsy. We had a chat with Belle Hutt who was diagnosed when she was 17. She qualified as a personal trainer in 2014 and has since set up her own business. She tells us that exercise has been the strongest 'medication' she has found so far, and she aims to motivate others to get moving and show them that they can live life to the fullest.  What has been the biggest challenge for you dealing with Narcolepsy? My biggest challenge has been accepting that...

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No equipment, full body workout

Looking to shape up whenever wherever? We've put together a no equipment, full body workout for you to try at home, in the park, at the gym- wherever you want! Our ambassador Ale Alvarez demonstrates each moves and we'll give you a few instructions to go with them. Let's get started!   Warm up (6 mins) 3 rounds of: - 30s jogging on the spot - 30s of jumping jacks 3 rounds of: - 30s walk out to plank (start standing, walk your hands out on the floor infant of you to a plank position, and walk them back to standing) - 30s high knees   Workout (21-28 mins) If this is your first time doing some of these moves,...

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Upper body workout

Looking for a 30 minute upper body workout to tone those arms and shoulders without having to move from your living room? We’ve got just the thing!   We’ve teamed up with personal trainer and group fitness instructor Ale Alvarez to bring you the perfect 30 minute upper body workout you can do in your living room, no equipment necessary.   To warm up:   30 seconds jogging on the spot 30 seconds jumping jacks 30 seconds high knees 30 seconds jumping jacks   The workout 30 second of work + 15 seconds of rest for those just starting out 45 seconds of work + 15 seconds of rest for the established gym bunnies   Repeat 4 times   High...

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Workout Series: Core & Glutes

Striving for strong glutes and a solid core? Aren’t we all! You’ve probably heard the line “abs are made in the kitchen” before, and whilst it is true that your body fat needs to be low for your abs to be visible, training your core will help you in all aspects of life. For example, a strong core will improve your running efficiency, reduce your risk of injury in any other sport you play as well as reducing your chances of back pain. Similarly, your glute muscles stabilise your pelvis during running and walking. Strong glutes will help improve posture as well as help your lower back, knees and hips stay free from stress and injury. We’ve put together a...

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