Making the most of it

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Notwithstanding the heartache that Covid-19 is producing, the awful worry it is causing, the huge impact it is having on our life as we know it, I think we can make the most of the enforced free time. I took the above pic yesterday when out on a solo bike ride through country lanes, in beautiful sunshine. I was taken by the gorgeous crocuses glimmering brightly as I sped / meandered past an...
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Personal Space closed! 😕

Personal Space - Personal Training Studio Bristol Well, what unprecedented territory we find ourselves in now with Covid 19! 😕  Pertinently, I am writing here to inform you that due to governmental policy, we have had to shut Personal Space, until further notice. In a measure to slow the epidemic down, its a national policy to close gyms.  Whilst we are a small operatio...
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Your fitness may protect you

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In these troubling and uncertain times it is helpful to remember that your fitness and physical activity levels may protect you from getting a virus such as Covid-19 through enhanced immunity. So, it could be important to maintain or even increase your exercise participation now, especially as many of us will have plenty more time than usual on our hands. The following information is take...
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Hope.

So I’ve noticed that with all the negative going’s on, there’s actually some positive aspects to come out of this terrible global epidemic. Under all the greater stress to make ends meet, the crisis life management, and the reduction of our freedom, is an underbelly of collective understanding and joining of the people. Yes sure, we have seen some of the not so nice human elements, ...
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Covid 19 – P.S. response

Obviously everything is overshadowed at present by the corona virus - covid 19, so I felt it was only right to tell you what we are doing at Personal Space to minimise infection.  I must stress, that despite the hysteria, the chances of getting it are very slim and being affected more seriously, even more so. It appears to be generally more serious if you are 70+ especially wit...
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Fighting for the duvet

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My client complained of pain in her back which she had suffered during the week from an unknown trigger. A week later she discovered the cause - fighting for the duvet when in bed with her other half. We all know the scenario : other half turns over in bed, pulls most of the duvet with him and resumes snoring, while we frustratingly yank the duvet back. It’s an easy way to a strained muscle o...
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Family…..

After much recent ‘busy-ness,’ it was a very welcome break to have some of my close family over, to go out for a meal and a beach walk yesterday.  I think sometimes we underestimate the power of close family ties and bonding, on our own wellness.  Obviously this can be conversely true, but if you are lucky enough to have a strong family network and support,  it has been ...
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Cancer and resistance exercise

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CPeople who are living with or recovering from cancer can be reluctant to exercise for various reasons, but it is important to aim to preserve muscle mass with resistance exercise. It is associated with maintenance of normal daily activities and less fatigue. On reading an article by the American Council on Exercise (2020) I have taken the following information. The American College of...
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A break from the norm….

This week I have been discussing with a number of clients the phenomenon of plateauing.  Sometimes the body can get used to what you throw at it- both exercise and food wise.  As frustrating as it can appear, doing the same thing all the time and expecting change all the time, especially consistently, is not realistic. In fat loss focus, this is called adaptive thermoge...
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Sports Massage Offer

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Nick Dobson is the new Sports Massage Therapist at Personal Space. His new client first time offer is £25 for forty five minutes of massage. Nick explains sports massage: Muscles feeling tight and fatigued? Are you training lots but not resting and recovering properly? Do you feel like you would benefit from Sports Massage Therapy? Do you know what Sports Massage Therapy is? Well, her...
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