Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 13th – 19th May 2019. We’re keen to support this initiative, here at The Thames Club, because we’ve long since recognised the link between mental and physical health. This year’s theme is highly relevant to us too, as the campaign is shining a spotlight on ‘body image’ and […]

HOW TO TRAIN FOR A MARATHON WITHOUT RUINING YOUR KNEES

Running a marathon is something everyone should do at least once in their life. If you enjoy jogging, it demonstrates a high level of ability and endurance. For those who are trying to improve their general fitness, the training regime provides long-term structure and an end goal for motivation. However, a frequent complaint amongst marathon […]

Why it’s your time to give spinning a go

Did you know that Spinning is one of the most popular group classes in the UK with both men and women? For those of you who don’t know, Spinning is a studio cycling workout that gives you an intense interval training session. The Thames Club fitness trainers really make this class in the dark lots […]

How to keep your fitness motivation throughout January and beyond

Be honest with yourself. How many times have you started the year by making a list of promises to yourself? Promises that you’d drop a dress size, lose weight or gain more lean, toned muscle mass. Promises that you’d stop turning to food for comfort and making poor lifestyle choices. Promises that you’d push yourself […]

How to achieve your New Year’s resolutions

Here we are again. Another New Year’s Resolution. Another New You. The fitness team at The Thames Club have seen it all before. Every year it seems that we make the same promises to ourselves. This will be the year we shed those unsightly pounds, achieve a leaner, more toned physique or form healthier eating […]

CHANGE IN SEASON, CHANGE YOUR WORKOUT

After months of scorching hot weather, the summer is well and truly over. It’s certainly been one for the meteorological history books but we’re midway through autumn now so it’s time to start preparing for the cold months ahead. While the change in season might make you look forward to warm bowls of soup (and […]

How’s my Exercise Routine Going? Swimmingly!

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 […]

The Next Hot Thing: Hot Yoga

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 […]