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 […]

Fitness Open Weekend 26th and 27th January

We’re celebrating the official launch of Les Mills GRIT classes right here at The Thames Club. Come along if you haven’t started on your new year’s resolutions yet and need something to motivate you into action. It’s open to members and non members and designed to inspire people to try something new and kickstart their […]

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 […]

P-P-P-PICK UP SOME PROTEIN

If you’re serious about the gym, then you need to be on top of what you’re eating because your body won’t be able to perform if it’s not properly nourished. We’ve already blogged about the importance of protein (https://thethamesclub.co.uk/everything-you-need-to-know-about-protein/), so today we’re going to talk about how you can work it into your diet. Balance […]

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PROTEIN

Protein has become a buzzword in the fitness industry and every health food appears to boast a high content. But without understanding what protein is and its role in the body, how can you know how much you need? Today we’re going to cut through the gimmicks and give you the facts, so you can […]

DON’T LET THE HEATWAVE MELT YOUR DIET

England in the sunshine, it’s heaven isn’t it? We’re not always so lucky so it’s important to enjoy it while we can. Between the BBQs, beer gardens, and chasing after the ice cream truck like it’s a form of cardio, however, the hot weather can wreak havoc on your diet. Unlike the winter months, when […]