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Sprung Life Newsletter - 13th December 2023

Sprung Life Newsletter - 13th December 2023

Michael Geraghty |

Quiz Question: What fitness guru developed the P90X system?

(Win a FREE Sprung Mug/Water Bottle and Resistance Band set by sending us your answers to info@gym-flooring.com)

 

Tweet of the Week: @TrungTPhan shares the fitness prankster Vladimir Shmondenko posing as a cleaner.  Watch the guys faces when he lifts their barbell with one hand!

 

Workout:  If you'd like to try your hand at CrossFit but don't know where to begin this useful guide from WODPrep gives you all the tips you need to get started (10 Best Beginner CrossFit Workouts

The guide breaks down all the common CrossFit exercises such as Burpees, Squats and lunges etc into scaleable mini workouts so you can gently work towards a more advanced level, building strength and power as you progress.  

Dose of Inspiration: 

 

Spotted on Instagram: Men over 40 - these are 5 of the top athletic exercises you can do to maintain overall health and fitness @Marcusfilly

 
 

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Recommendations:

 

1. Recipe:  Vegan Mince Pies from LazyCat Kitchen - with less refined sugar and completely gluten-free, these Vegan pastries are a healthier version stuffed with the tastes and smells of Christmas. Yes, please! 😍

 

2. Tech: Les Mills popular BodyCombat XR has had a 2023 upgrade.  The virtual reality workout now includes a Mixed Reality mode which allows users to swap between worlds by tapping their Quest 3 headset and enabling a wider range of motion.

 

3. Decor: We love this paper Xmas Village decoration that can be lit with fairy lights or battery candles as a statement Mantlepiece flourish. Get the kids busy setting it up and enjoy a cosy glow on the countdown to Christmas. Christmas Village Houses Norrska @ Etsy from £26


 

What are We Listening To?: 

Festive Jazz by ejacoby49 on Spotify  - This feel-good upbeat Jazz Collection is the perfect accompaniment to Xmas cooking with a glass of your favourite wine.

 

Share your Gym Space: 

The Fitness Yard at Bluecoats Gym is an amazing Outdoor Bootcamp space decked out with sprint/sled tracks, barbell stations, various rigs, wall ball targets and boxing kit.

One of the few Outdoor Gyms in the UK, this impressive set-up is the clubs most popular spot for workouts with members enjoying the al fresco facility in all weathers.  

The clever layout has a part shelter which can be used in grimmer weather without spoiling the freshness of an outdoor class.

Wouldn't it be great to see more Outdoor Gyms across the country?

 

(Each week we highlight an inspiring Gym Space to spark ideas for your Fit HQ, send us your Inspo!)

 

Promo:  Get 20% OFF our new VR Mats with code SEASON20

 

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