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Free Fitness Sessions NW London

Dear All, Please find details of the Sportivate funded Our Parks Programme that will be holding classes in parks throughout West London. Our Parks run group exercise and fitness sessions in parks across London which are FREE to the public. In order to attend the...

80’s aerobics – 4th Feb @ Fulham

Have you heard the news? 80's Aerobics is back for more more more! Well what are you waiting for? Have you booked your ticket yet?  Click HERE to book! Come and get fit, have fun and get support for your fitness journey. Feel great about yourself! Class starts this...

Five benefits of aerobic exercise: Overweight exercise

Build Confidence Our classes are specially designed for people who like you, or someone you may know with a fuller figure. Our classes are ideal if you are taking your first step back into exercise after a break, if you are de-conditioned, recovering from illness, or...

Overweight Exercise: Warn A Friend They’re Fat Day 7th Jan 2015

I was invited to be interviewed on The Late Show BBC London Radio on Saturday 10th January presented by Yasmeen Khan. I was told the topic to be discussed was: Would You Tell Someone They Are Chubby? The reason for this discussion was a weight loss expert and TV...

New European Union Ruling Obesity is a Disability!

On Thursday 18th December 2014, a landmark ruling was made by Europe’s highest court The European Union, which stated ‘Obesity can constitute a ‘disability’ within the meaning of the Employment Equality Directive, for the purposes of Equality at Work legislation....

All about that bass: Fitness classes for the overweight in Fulham

Full Figured Fitness is hosting a series of 80’s style aerobics classes especially designed for people who are plus sized, overweight, de-conditioned or returning to exercise. With all the talk in the media bout obesity and the cost to the health service it is...

Fitness pack review: KS Edge Headphones and X-Mini II Speaker

Three mobile is celebrating the launch of its new iOS8 operating alongside the iPhone 6.  As part of the launch they have a number of accessories suitable for use with the new iPhone, hence the iPhone has enhanced fitness capabilities.  These accessories are great for...

Embracing healthy eating

“I dream in Chocolate” – Lauretta Johnnie This week I am on mission: to eat  more healthily and on a budget. I have been doing very well on my fitness and healthy eating journey to date I have lost seven stones. I am also preparing my body for upcoming new fun...

7 – great health benefits of drinking water

Water is essential for life. Drinking water is one of the everyday habits I love. I cannot mention healthy eating and exercise without mentioning water and its great what seems like endless benefits. Nearly every aspect of our body's function calls for the fluid. I...

Gratitude journal: Ten tips to get started

Keeping a gratitude journal is an easy way to retrain your thoughts, keep up with your health and fitness lifestyle and keep focused, which in turn can have a profound impact on your life

Overweight exercise: ViPR

The ViPR is a great exercise tool. Pronounced ‘viper’ it stands for Vitality, Performance and Reconditioning it is a simple yet extremely versatile piece of exercise equipment. ViPR has a unique design and is one meter high and made of rubber. They come in a range of...

80’s Style Aerobics Exercise Class for the Overweight

'Follow me' I come with news of an exciting exercise class @ Fulham Library 80's Aerobics.  This eight-week class will help you put a spring back into your step, have fun, increase your stamina, strength and flexibility packaged as 8o's style aerobics. Dance has...

Gastric fantastic? Verses exercise!

I write reflectively contemplating gastric band weight loss surgery and exercise. This post is written after I spent a morning in hospital having rang the gastric band emergency number and having been asked to to come straight in. As I sat on the train on my way to...

Overweight exercise: The BOSU®

I’d like to introduce you to the newest member to the exercise and equipment portfolio of Full Figured Fitness: the BOSU®. The BOSU is currently one of the most popular fitness tools. BOSU is an acronym for ‘Both Sides Up’ as it can be used both sides up and can be...

7-steps towards a fit and healthy life

I am working my way towards a fit and healthy life. Mainly through exercise but also by watching the food I eat and the quality of food I buy. I now do my best to focus on organic food whenever my budget allows and I find fun ways to exercise, not only on my own but...

Overweight exercise: flexibility training

Flexibility exercises and training refers to any exercise method that helps the joints and tendons become more flexible over time enabling them to move through their full range of motion. Flexibility is sometimes referred to as suppleness or mobility training. Why are...

Four fitness tips for the fuller figure

Today I wanted to share some fitness tips with you. When I started my journey towards losing the seven stone that I have so far reading motivational quotes and tips really helped me stay on track. Below are four fitness tips that I hope help you stay on track and...

Ten reasons to choose aerobic exercise

At Full Figured Fitness we have listed our top ten reasons why we believe you should take up and sustain aerobic exercise. If you are overweight, returning to exercise, trying to lose weight or keep it off, an aerobic exercise workout is good for you. As you exercise...

Overweight exercise: How to do a Squat

The squat is a functional exercise when performed correctly has multiple benefits. The squat strengthens and stabilises your upper body and your deep inner core muscles, legs and feet.

How long should I exercise to lose weight

Following on from the question that asked how often should I attend exercise classes is this one, how long should I exercise to lose weight. There are so many different views on what works and how long we should spend exercising that I wanted to provide one solid...

How often should you attend exercise classes

If your Doctor has told you that you are overweight or come under the obese category exercise becomes an important method of helping you regain your health, but how often should you attend exercise classes to benefit? This is a question I was asked recently and so I...

Get fit with Plus Size Exercise Fulham, London

If you are reading this blog …. then you MUST be searching for change in your life …. it's that simple! By now you have searched and searched and researched solutions to help you challenge your issues with obesity, lack of exercise, lack of motivation and support....