Exercise Tips

How to do the perfect Sit Up

Gym instructor at Northern Arena, Silverdale, takes you through the correct way to perform a sit up. Offering tips for correct form.

How to do the perfect Squat Jump

Gym instructor at Northern Arena, Silverdale, takes you through the correct way to perform a squat jump. Offering tips for correct form.

How to do the perfect Push Up

Gym instructor at Northern Arena, Silverdale, takes you through the correct way to perform a push up. Offering tips for correct form.

How to do a perfect Burpee

Gym instructor at Northern Arena, Silverdale, takes you through the correct way to perform a burpee. Offering tips for correct form.

How to do the perfect Plank

Gym instructor at Northern Arena, Silverdale, takes you through the correct way to perform a plank. Offering tips for correct form.

Fat Burning, Use it and lose it

Research now shows that high-intensity interval training optimizes our muscles ability to burn fat. No one has a good thing to say about body fat but those bulges and dimples are actually a reminder of our amazing ability to store energy. Fat cells known technically as adipocytes commonly cluster together in their millions (or billions) to form the body's adipose tissues. But what is un […]

Splash out of your comfort zone!

Swimming is a great low impact full body workout! It can be a very intensive activity due to the breathing challenges that all swimmers face, so it pays to start in short distances and do a few short distance swims to get started. You can then increase your distance over time. Due to the clocks and measured distances, it’s really easy for you to keep track of your improvement. I a […]

Is 30 minutes enough?

Is 30 minutes enough? Short and sweet, the answer is YES.  If you're time poor or just lack of motivation to do a full 60 minute workout, the great news you do not need to abandon exercise altogether! Grab your mates and get a fully effective workout in, in just 30 mins.  At Northern Arena, we have identified that the fitness industry is changing, and we know that it's tr […]

You time... it's important

You Time - Health & Well-being 1 hour a week. That is all we ask…… All we ask to not only see improvements in your balance and flexibility but also the well-being of recharging your mind and body. It's understandable that some of you feel like Yoga and Body Balance are not a top priority in your fitness regime but they sure as hell should be! Yes there is […]

Mixing it up

Why it's important to mix up your workouts The change in seasons is the perfect time to explore a new fitness regime.  We have such a cool, diverse range of classes and activities to take you out of your comfort zone and re-energise your training programmes. Here’s why it is so important to mix it up: Avoid Fitness Plateau Nobody wants their fitness workouts to become […]