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Choosing a Workout for the New Year

With the onslaught of #newyearnewme posts on the internet in January, it can be easy to get caught up wanting to try every new fitness trend going. Here are our top 3 classes to try in the Sutton Coldfield area now that you’ve got the fitness…

Ebrook Fitness Coming Soon

We’ve got some exciting news! In an attempt to streamline the way our clients interact with the services we offer from the clinic, we’re launching a brand new website, social media, and blog strictly for Ebrook Fitness. Ebrook Fitness…

How To Keep Your Motivation

Staying motivated is one of the most difficult parts of any health and fitness regimen. You might set out with the best of intentions, but between social events and the hectic nature of modern life, your intentions can soon fall by the way side.   Here’s…

What to do when you hit a plateau

If you’re on a health and fitness journey, sooner or later you’ll find you hit a plateau. If your goal is weight loss, you might find the scales are stagnant. If you want to get fitter or stronger, smashing your personal best may become…

Emily’s Pilates Teacher Training – Part 1

I had watched with admiration my own Pilates teachers for 3 years – their strength and confidence, and their ability to help people develop that for themselves too, was something I had wanted to emulate in my practice as an osteopath. So,…

The Benefits of an Outdoor Workout

Science has proven that getting out into nature is as good for our minds as it is for our bodies – especially for a workout. With the very first Ebrook Bootcamp launching today, I thought it was a good idea to run down some of the reasons…

Staying Injury Free

It’s the time of year for getting fitter and more active. You might have recently joined the gym, or just be making more of an effort than usual. But don’t let all your good intentions go to waste by acquiring an injury. There’s nothing…

Finding Your Motivation

So, it’s January, and you've promised yourself to get healthier, stronger, fitter, leaner... But now what? First things first, we need to discover what it is that motivates you. This could be something like, wanting to feel good about…

Staying Lean at Christmas

So, Christmas is right around the corner and you’re worried about gaining weight over the festivities. You’re scared about peer pressure from friends and family, and you’re not prepared for the train-wreck the extra food and alcohol will…

Irina Billingham Yoga

Irina’s yoga classes are the best in Sutton Coldfield. Fact.   When you first arrive, there’s a bit of Irina’s regular relaxed chat to greet you – stories from the last class, comments on everyone’s progression, and a few…

Time for a new Sport?

In general I like to encourage people to become more active and I really do not think that there is an age limit for doing sports. The benefits of exercise are so plentiful and generally well known that I feel a little silly for even considering…

A Bit More Fit with a Fitbit?

I have been thinking about the usefulness of smart watches recently because I can see various patients wear them. A few have reported really feeling more in charge of their activities. They mention that it encourages them to exercise more as…