CPR and Defibrillator Training: The need-to-know basics

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Aug 2018

CPR and Defibrillator Training: The need-to-know basics

All of our first aid courses at Train Together include CPR and AED training. Knowing how to administer CPR and use a defibrillator (AED) is essential in increasing the chances of survival for a person who collapses because of cardiac arrest. We’ve put together this handy Q&A for you to discover the basics around using a defibrillator and carrying out CPR. We hope this acts...

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How to Use Mindfulness Exercises to Improve Your Workouts

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Jun 2018

How to Use Mindfulness Exercises to Improve Your Workouts

You’ve probably heard of mindfulness exercises in relation to meditation and yoga, but what about our high intensity, sweat-inducing, calorie-burning classes?? We discuss how being mindful can help you to get more out of your workouts. So, what is mindfulness? To put it simply, being mindful is the act of being ‘present’ at any given moment. So, instead of doing things on autopilot (have you...

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Our Favourite Free Health and Fitness Apps to Keep You Motivated

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May 2018

Our Favourite Free Health and Fitness Apps to Keep You Motivated

Need motivation to get to the gym, out for that walk you promised yourself, or to eat a little healthier? There’s an app for that! We all have days where going to the gym or getting active can seem too much like hard work, but a simple download could help you on your way off the sofa and into the gym. There are debates about...

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The Perks of Belonging to a Smaller Gym

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Apr 2018

The Perks of Belonging to a Smaller Gym

Should you choose a smaller gym? Let us help you decide! The size of fitness studio that will suit your needs depends on what you’re looking for in a visit to the gym, because the feeling you get when walking into a smaller gym in comparison to setting foot in a larger one is often totally different. We’re proud be a local gym in Lancaster,...

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How To Choose the Best Personal Trainer for You

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Mar 2018

How To Choose the Best Personal Trainer for You

So, you’re thinking about investing in some personal training. But what should you look for to ensure you choose a personal trainer who’s right for you? If you’re reading this article, you’re probably considering investing in some personal training sessions. You might be a seasoned gym-goer who’s hit a plateau and needs a bit of a boost, or maybe you’re at the very start of...

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4 Important Reasons You Need to Take a First Aid Course

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Feb 2018

4 Important Reasons You Need to Take a First Aid Course

Why do you need to take a first aid course? Many deaths are prevented every year due to the administration of life-saving first aid treatment whilst waiting for the emergency services to arrive. But why should you look into brushing up on your own first aid skills? Having some level of first aid training under your belt is important for many reasons. You can take...

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Stick To Your Exercise Plan: Our Top 5 Tips

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Jan 2018

Stick To Your Exercise Plan: Our Top 5 Tips

Whatever your fitness goals may be, committing to doing exercise on a regular basis can be a little daunting for some. The first step is always the hardest, but what about when you’ve successfully started exercising regularly? How do you stick to your exercise plan longer term? Well, you’re in luck because we’ve put together our top tips for integrating regular exercise into your routine,...

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10 Steps For A New You In 2018

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Jan 2018

10 Steps For A New You In 2018

In today’s world, we are constantly bombarded with the idea that we are not good enough and need to get healthier. Social media is full of advertisements that encourage us to be better and to get healthier and thinner; from the tabloids to the television, from Instagram to the news, we are constantly assured that our best self is just out of reach. And yet,...

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Why do you need a gym buddy?

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Oct 2017

Why do you need a gym buddy?

“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” ― Linda Grayson   Real friends are awesome. They’re the ones who tell you when you have something on your face, when your homemade steak pie is burnt on the bottom and get angry at others on your behalf. The world would be a pretty rubbish place if we didn’t have real...

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Become a Personal Trainer: 5 Reasons to Go With a Small Training Provider

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Oct 2017

Become a Personal Trainer: 5 Reasons to Go With a Small Training Provider

So, you’ve decided you want to become a Personal Trainer… Before we get started, it goes without saying that here at Train Together we think this is a fantastic decision! Our staff are all qualified Personal Trainers themselves and we all love what we do, helping people to achieve their fitness goals on a daily basis. Why wouldn’t we encourage others to follow in our...

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