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The PYRAFIT Story

PYRAFIT turns 6 years old on February 14, 2018!   The story began in Bakewell, Derbyshire, on February 14th, 2012   Giles: My Boss, and a Level 3 Personal Trainer of 10 years.                                                                                             ...

Tips For Starting Your Fitness Regime

There's a huge difference between 'getting fit' and 'keeping fit'. Respectively, the two terms define themselves. 'Keep fit' is a term coined for the exercise zealot, who might find skipping a workout, an uncomfortable sacrifice. For someone starting from scratch,...

An Introduction To Functional Fitness Training

'Functional Fitness' is what we stand for here at OKOactive. Functional fitness training takes a whole body approach to exercise and a good, well-planned regime can leave a person moving with improved strength, grace and the confidence of a martial artist! The Kinetic...

Sleep well- You earned it!

For all our endeavours to keep fit, a good sleep is one of the biggest rewards coming. One of the first things the new exerciser notices is the sheer depth and quality of sleep they're getting following a good session. To be thoroughly spent at the end of each day is...

Upper Body Training – The Basics

Incorporating the upper body into our workouts is vital for achieving kinetic synergy and balanced results. During a workout, the upper body often get's overlooked, particularly among women. Despite our biological engineering, human beings are now a race of sitters....

What happens when we stop exercising?

What actually happens to the body when we pack away our gym shoes and stop exercising? Just a warning, if you love to keep fit some of the following points make for grim reading! When we stop maintaining our physical fitness, even for the shortest period of time, our...

The Truth About Women Lifting Weights

Men and women may get wildly different visual results from the gym but when it comes weight training, muscle is muscle. Women, it's time we pulled our weight! Until recent years, many gyms still leaned towards gender segregation. Some gyms still do. There's the...