Things to Do - Fitness and Wellbeing

New Year, new you? After the excesses of the Christmas season, many of us ring in the New Year with a resolve to get fit and lose a few pounds.

There are many ways of improving your health and wellbeing, from personal trainers and yoga classes, to hypnotherapists; our Local editors have picked their favourites near you. Check out our Local sites for more ways to improve your fitness and wellbeing...

South East



Life coach logoI Can Life Coaching Oxford

I Can Life Coaching helps you turn your "I can't" into "I can". Unfortunately, we are held back in life because of our limiting beliefs. I Can Life Coaching can help you realise exactly what you want out of life and look at what's holding you back so you can work out what you need to do to move forward.



East Anglia



personal trainer

Cambridge Personal Trainer - Matt Parsons Cambridge

Matt Parsons trained in California and has been working in Cambridge for many years. Your customised training plan will build on a proven and functional approach to fitness that will get you results.



Positive Steps Personal Trainer Suffolk

Not only personal training and coaching for runners, you can also be trained in Nordic Walking in the not so mountainous wilds of Suffolk. What we do have are gorgeous wooded, forested areas to train in with these guys.

North East 




park runPark Run Gibside Newcastle

Our new Park Run starts in January 2014. This free timed 5k run will start at 9am every Saturday morning. A chance to get fit while running through the beautiful National Trust Gibside Estate, Parkrun is a friendly, supportive running community. So come along, get fit and make some new friends in 2014!



The Midlands



gymCatherine Tinker Leicestershire

Having started back training in February 2013 after maternity leave, Catherine has empathy with all new mothers trying to regain their fitness and shape after the trauma childbirth has on the body, along with all the challenges that motherhood brings. Her background includes running (road and cross country), swimming and triathlons.



North West



acupunctureEmma Mango Acupunture Cheshire

Emma is a qualified acupuncturist who practises out of Anatomy Sports Injury Clinic, near the city centre. Acupuncture can help with any health issues, mental or physical.



South West




Willpower logoWillpower Fitness Devon

Willpower Fitness is a personal training company specialising in functional conditioning and paddleboarding, based in the South Hams, Devon and covering Salcombe, Kingsbridge and Dartmouth.



Granite rocksGranite Coast Fitness Cornwall

Out on the coast at St Agnes in Cornwall, Granite Coast Fitness have the perfect location to both inspire and motivate. They pride themselves in offering a really diverse range of activities and have seen time and time again that encouragement and group motivation are key elements in helping their clients achieve their goals.






Mcdowell logoMcDowell Fitness Greenwich

Friendly, fun and innovative Personal Training, Group Exercise and Fitness Classes in SE London. All tailored to your own goals and designed to make you lose weight, tone up, get fitter, stronger, leaner and most of all, happier! Enter a competition for 5 people to win a training session here.  


Woman exercisingFitness for Mummies Lewisham

Fitness for Mummies offer a variety of classes in South East London. Pregnancy and postnatal Fitness, Ladies-only classes, bootcamps, dancefit, running clubs, as well as our weight management programme – WeightShift Club. Whichever stage of motherhood you are at we have a workout for you! We run children's classes too.


Woman runningScala Personal Training Southwark

Scala Personal Training is based in the Dulwich area. Giulio utilises the facilities at Fusion, East Dulwich and also works from a private Dulwich studio, clients own homes and is often seen training clients in local parks.







yoga pose121 Yoga Sessions Glasgow

Rhona is a trained yoga teacher in Glasgow who can offer 1-2-1 yoga sessions in the comfort of your own home - either individually or as a group of friends! Each session is tailored to your needs - whether you want to learn to relax and unwind, tone up, build strength and flexibility or just have some 'me' time. 






LogoNew Steps Therapy Cardiff

Hypnotherapy can help you lose weight in many ways. It can be used to alter the unconscious habits that cause unhealthy eating, increase the desire to be more physically active, and address any underlying reasons for the excess weight.






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