Tag: challenge

Swimming the Dart 10K

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FitPro member, Steve Barrett, has been working in the fitness industry long enough to remember when Jane Fonda’s leggings were a staple gym bag garment. He’s also clocked up a fair few races in his time, but has never done an open water swim – until now. Steve tells us that he had reached a time [...]

Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon turns 10

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FitPro’s Features Editor, Olivia Hubbard will be running in the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon on 8 October, so we wanted to shine a light on the race that celebrates its 10th birthday this year. We’ve also offered some other event suggestions to help keep your summer training on track. Olivia will be fundraising for [...]

Indoor rowing for beginners

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Indoor rowing is a fantastic and simple way to improve fitness while enjoying a new sport. In partnership with this year’s annual Boat Race, Cancer Research UK and British Rowing  encouraged thousands across the nation to take on an indoor rowing challenge as part of The Great Row to raise funds to help beat cancer. [...]

FitPro trainer team plays outside

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With the summer weather finally here, we catch up with three of our FitPro trainer team to find out which movements get them excited to go and train outdoors. Whatever your discipline, get to know these fun movements and challenge your fitness. Lee Valentine does HIIT On some occasions, trainer Lee Valentine finds himself unable [...]

Run for 60

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Olivia Hubbard from Team FitPro shares her training snippet in preparation for the 60 Minute Challenge in support of the NSPCC. How far can she run in 60 minutes? “Make it your best hour,” is what the NSPCC is saying in accordance with its 60 Minute Challenge, which seeks to raise pivotal funds for the [...]