Author: Peter Williams

How’s my Exercise Routine Going? Swimmingly!

swimming woman

Swimming is something that most people did as children, whether as part of a club or with their school, but that they’ve long since given up. Today’s blog is going to examine the benefits of rediscovering the water and the benefits of incorporating swimming into your exercise routine. The Benefits of Swimming Swimming is a… Read more »

Stress Awareness Month 2018

Stress awareness month

Stress awareness month aims to promote awareness of the causes of stress, the physical and mental effects it can have on a person, and how to manage stress levels. Given the major toll that stress can have on wellbeing, The Thames Club wants to support this initiative by using today’s blog post to talk about… Read more »

Nutrition and Hydration Week

Man Drinking Water

Nutrition and Hydration Week (NHW) is a campaign that’s dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of proper food and drink in the health and social care work environment. It’s a global project that wants to increase standards all over the world and has become so popular that other industries are starting to take part,… Read more »

Love Your Heart

Beautiful and sporty young woman makes a heart shape finger frame after jogging outdoors. Sunset light on the vegetation.

Valentine’s Day has us feeling rather romantic here at The Thames Club and we have love hearts on the mind. Whilst the 14th of February is usually a day for couples, there’s another relationship we want to concentrate on in today’s blog post – that is, the relationship between exercise and a healthy heart. Your… Read more »

The Next Hot Thing: Hot Yoga

Hot Yoga Class

We’re starting 2018 with a bang here at The Thames Club, with the official launch of our Hot Yoga Club. Haven’t heard of hot yoga before? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you all about it. You’re probably familiar with the concept of yoga. It’s an ancient exercise that originated in India. There are a range of… Read more »

Belly Blast Workout For A Flatter Tum

Full length of woman performing plank position. Side view of female is looking away in gym showing her strong abdomen muscles. She is in sports wear.

Try out this great Belly Blast Workout, a great New Year favourite for a flatter stomach. Having a paunchy middle is one of the most common complaints we hear here at The Thames Club, especially in the New Year! Whilst legs and arms seem to show the efforts of toning exercises within a few weeks,… Read more »

Time For Some Different New Year’s Resolutions

Silhouette young woman jumping to 2018 new year, success concept

New Year’s Day is the ultimate new beginning. It’s a chance to leave behind the habits of the old year and start afresh. But as the years roll on, you start to notice that resolutions become a bit repetitive. Lose weight, go to the gym, give up smoking, drink less. We’ve heard them all before…. Read more »

2017 Fitness Trends and 2018 Predictions

2017 Fitness Trends

2017 Was Another Strong Year For Fitness We saw the rise of HIIT workouts (high-intensity interval training). HIIT delivers results by raising your metabolism, thus maximising fat burning. What’s more, it doesn’t take specialist knowledge and it can be easily fit into your day. However, we think that the real reason it’s been so successful… Read more »

Winter Workouts: Exercise Variety Under One Roof

Silhouette young woman enjoying on the hill and 2018 years while celebrating new year

There’s no point in denying it any longer – winter is here. The weather has finally turned and it’s only the beginning of the season. There are still months of it to get through. When it comes to winter preparations, most of us think about things like checking the tread depth on the car’s tyres… Read more »

Christmas Is Here! Avoid Becoming A Christmas Pudding

Xmas food

Prepare for Christmas week There are 52 weeks in the year, but the most challenging one in terms of fitness is Christmas week. The structure of a working day is missing, the gym is open at irregular hours and you have social and familial commitments that get in the way of regular training. Not to… Read more »


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