Step by step digestion

Colchester Fitness Centre’s message to members this month has been to keep moving! Collectively our Bootcamp community has covered almost 4,000 miles during our November challenge, so we have certainly taken that message on board. Being active is good for our health...

It’s cool to be kind

2020 sees two Fridays that fall on the thirteenth day. The first was back in March, and today is the second. Although considered by the superstitious among us to be a day for bad luck or unfortunate events, Friday 13 November 2020 also marks World Kindness Day. Far...

Why #WeMove

Exercising is one of the most important things we can do for our health. Not only does it work to help with things like reducing blood pressure, but it also releases endorphins, which ultimately makes us feel happier. Exercise comes in many different forms and any...

Donating to Colchester Foodbank

This half term, the already stretched resources at foodbanks were put under added strain to provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food for the kids who are usually catered for through free school meals. When we heard that the government decided not to...

3 things you didn’t know about sleep

If there’s one thing we underestimate, it’s sleep. When it comes to our health and fitness goals, the emphasis is so often placed on exercise and diet, but sleep is just as vital. Here’s a few things that will help you recognise the importance of getting enough...

CrossFit Glossary

What does WOD stand for? How do you AMRAP? What’s a T2B when it’s at home? CrossFit is full of abbreviations, slang, and jargon. Our coaches will always explain the workouts in full to everyone attending the CrossFit Classes, but if you’d like to decipher more than...

The Power of Green Exercise

Chronic stress levels are rising in humans and there is increasing evidence that, in part, this is due to our ongoing departure from nature. With the development of modern, concrete landscapes we’ve lost much of our connection, and in turn our appreciation for ‘the...