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The Fundamental Sports and Fitness workshops are one-to-two-hour sessions held at our personal training studio in West Bridgford, not far from Nottingham city centre. They will give you the opportunity to learn about various topics related to health and fitness in a small and friendly environment as well as to ask our trainers any questions you might have about the best ways to progress your training.

If you know which workshops you’d like to come to, jump straight to the booking section here.

We have four workshop topics available for you to choose from. You can either book our workshops individually for £10 each or, if you want to get a head start on your fitness and knowledge, we have a great offer for you: if you buy all four together, you can save 10% on your booking and graduate from our Academy.

How To Improve Your Running

Mon Jan 13 19:30

Cost: £10

In our running workshop, you’ll learn all you need to know about improving your running technique and will be provided with workouts to improve your strength and running form. No matter the distance you’re running, whether you’re just starting your journey with the Couch to 5k or are on the next step and looking at half marathons, marathons, or obstacle course races, you’ll gain plenty of new knowledge at the workshop.

As runners, we all know the importance of making sure our posture and form are good, we’ve heard about gait analysis and stride length, and we make sure we wear supportive running shoes, but we don’t always think about the strength and flexibility sessions we need to do in the gym to reduce our injury risks and help prevent foot, knee and back pain. We’ll cover all these things and more at the workshop so that you can feel confident you’re the best runner you can be.

At the running workshop we cover:

  • Tips and coaching to help make exercising easier.
  • Exercises to increase your fitness.
  • Exercises to strengthen the muscles in your legs, core and upper body.
  • Exercises to improve the mobility in your hips.
  • Different warm-up techniques to get your body and mind ready for running.
  • Nutrition advice and healthy snacks to give you plenty of energy (we’ll bring some snacks for you to try).
  • Using your arms and legs to increase the power in your body to run faster.
  • Recovery exercises and tools to use so you’re not achy and in pain after your runs.

Exercises to do at home to improve your fitness

Mon Feb 3 19:30

Cost: £10

Exercising at home is quick, convenient and you can do it in your own time once the kids are in bed and all the jobs at home have been done. Training equipment is so easy to get hold of now and always seems like a great idea at the time when you buy it. The struggle comes when you get it home and knowing what to do with it.

I’m sure lots of you have some weights and kettlebells that you know some basic exercises to do with them but struggle to put a plan together that flows. Being able to plan short and simple training programmes that work for you and mean you don’t pick up injuries is key to improving your fitness. You want to make sure the training time you have set a side for your running is used to the most efficient effect to develop your strength and conditioning, whether that’s doing a high intensity interval training (HIIT) session, a core sessions or a strength session.

In this workshop we’ll cover:

  • Exercises that you can do at home with basic or no equipment.
  • How to plan a short training programme
  • Learning about different types of exercises you should be doing
  • Master the technique of a set of exercises that can form the basis of any programme

How To Improve Your Recovery and Avoid Running Injuries

Mon Mar 2 19:19

Cost: £10

If you’re training for a Couch to 5k, a marathon or a mud run, the more intense training you do, the higher your risk of picking up injuries. You may also suffer from general aches, pains and DOMS (delayed onset muscular soreness). Perhaps you’re worried about lower back pain, runners’ knees, shin splints or plantar fasciitis. If this is you, then this workshop can help.

As you start to increase the mileage you cover on your runs, you might notice you’re getting sore muscles and it’s taking longer to recover between sessions. If so, this workshop will give you tips to help prevent these aches and pains and boost your recovery.

The key to avoiding running injuries is to make sure you have a balanced training schedule with a good strength training programme that incorporates an effective recovery process.

At the workshop we’ll cover:

  • Different stretches for your muscles so you'll feel more flexible as you increase the number of miles you run each week.
  • How to foam roll correctly so you can use a foam roller to improve your post-run recovery.
  • How to do trigger point therapy using your body weight so that you can apply targeted pressure to release your muscles and help prevent running injuries.
  • Self-massage techniques to relieve aches and pains in your muscles when you have a knot or area of tension.
  • Running tips to help with injury prevention.

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Jan 13 How To Improve Your Running - 8 Spaces Left
Feb 3 Exercises to do at home to improve your fitness - 8 Spaces Left
Mar 2 How To Improve Your Recovery and Avoid Running Injuries - 8 Spaces Left
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