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Running on a Treadmill VS Running Outside 01/07/2021

Running on a Treadmill VS Running Outside: Which is Best?

Whether you prefer pounding the pavements or hitting the gym for a session on the treadmill, however, you get the miles in is a benefit to your body. There are pros and cons to both methods; some runners loathe the confines of the gym and run in all weathers, while others work out better in a gym with a consistent environment and manual controls.  But is there any real difference between running on a treadmill vs outside in terms of workout effectiveness? Here at FitKit UK, we’ve weighed up the... Read More

benefits of exercise bikes 01/07/2021

Exercise Bike Benefits

Exercise bikes offer a multitude of benefits to the body. Whether your goal is weight loss, fat burning, muscle toning or improving your general fitness, a session on an exercise bike is a fantastic low-impact aerobic workout ideal for gym-goers of all abilities. Let’s look at all exercise bike benefits in more detail.  The benefits of exercise bikes: Improved cardiovascular fitness One of the biggest benefits of exercise bikes is the fact they’re a great cardio workout. Cardio – or aerobic – exercises are the ones that raise your heart rate... Read More

21/06/2021

Yoga flow with FitKit UK

The ancient practice, which originated in India, is designed to build strength, awareness and harmony in both mind and body. It incorporates breathing exercises, meditation and poses designed to promote relaxation and helps to reduce stress and anxiety. Yoga is known to help with strength and flexibility to boost your physical and mental wellbeing. If you’re looking to switch off and solely focus on yourself, then yoga is the answer!  Here’s a 45-minute hip & heart-opening yoga flow to release daily stress and open up your heart to abundance.  Let’s... Read More

treadmills with tv, treadmills with wifi 03/06/2021

Top 5 Treadmills With TV & WiFi

Let’s face it; sometimes running on a treadmill can feel monotonous. Some days it’s just hard to get in the zone, and your gym playlist just isn’t cutting it. That’s when a treadmill with built-in TV and WiFi can really come in handy. Putting your favourite TV show on while you’re working out can turn a lacklustre workout into a fun gym session – and before you know it, you’ve got the miles in! If you’re looking to upgrade your treadmill to one with built-in WiFi, here at FitKit Uk,... Read More

27/05/2021

Hammer Strength machines

Strength machines are the lifeblood of your gym. The machines should reflect safety, durability, and style. It should attract new and existing members who want to get healthier and build some muscle. Ultimately, it should help them reach their goals. Hammer Strength machines are the most requested strength pieces by our commercial clients and there’s a great reason why these heavy-duty machines are so frequently desired and so hard to come by in the market. What are Hammer Strength Machines? Hammer Strength is one of the best-known brands in the... Read More

21/05/2021

Are treadmills good for marathon training?

The 2021 London Marathon is upon us meaning countless hours of training, running, and preparing for the big race day. With weather being so uncertain, there are advantages of owning a treadmill for marathon training as you can always train regardless of the weather conditions. But can a treadmill prepare you adequately for the race? Can you train for a marathon on a treadmill? It’s a very big yes! Almost every runner utilizes a treadmill at some point during their marathon training. While running outdoors can improve your stability due... Read More

22/03/2021

FitKit kicks off its 10th Birthday celebrations

10 years ago, FitKit UK started its journey from one man operating from an old cow shed full of gym equipment. (no cows were forced to use any of the gym equipment) We’ve come a long way since then and have expanded our services to provide a one-stop-shop for all your fitness needs. How does it feel to be 10 years old? It feels great! We’ve already got a wealth experience and expertise behind us. We’re proud to say that today FitKit UK is the largest stockist of new and... Read More

spin bikes 18/01/2021

Studio bikes buying guide

The idea of pedalling away in front of your own TV has certainly crossed the minds of so many of us. Looking to pick the best indoor cycle bike for your home gym but don’t know where to start? This guide will certainly help you make more informed decision and pick the best bike depending on your requirements. What is a studio bike? Thanks to cyclist and entrepreneur Johnny Goldberg, known as Johnny G, who introduced the world to the indoor cycling program back in mid-1980s, we can now enjoy the... Read More

05/10/2020

FitKit UK donates exercise equipment to help local communities

FitKit UK donated gym equipment to Community Fitness based in Manchester. The contribution from FitKit UK, that includes a Jordan 100kg TufNut, Reebok aerobic steps, Reebok boxing gloves and a Physical Company battle rope, will help local communities to get back into their fitness journey. “We would like to say a big thank you to FitKit UK for kindly donating this gym equipment to our Community Gym. This isn’t the first time Fitkit UK have helped us out, last year we won a competition on their Instagram page and won... Read More

Bodypump 24/09/2020

Everything You Need to Know about Bodypump Equipment, Benefits and Workout Routines

Looking for a way to get your blood pumping through your body but not sure where to start or the best way to do it? Bodypump is a term mentioned by fitness enthusiasts and bloggers and is a great way to get your heart racing. But what is Bodybump? Is Bodypump good for you? What are the Bodypump benefits? And what’s the best full Bodypump workout routine? If you’re not sure what Bodypump is, keep on reading and we will do our best to answer all your questions about this... Read More