Posts by sanams

Stretch of the month – Half Lord of the Fish

Try the “Half lord of the fish” stretch: 1) Seated on the floor keep the right leg straight and cross the left leg over. The left foot should be on the floor by the right knee. 2) With the right hand, grab the left knee and pull it towards the right side. Turn your shoulders…

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Exercise Of The Month – Bird Dog

  Key Tips: Starting on your hands and knees,. Take 1 arm and the opposite leg and extend both into a straight line with your upper body. Making sure the movement is slow and controlled. Lower the arm and leg back down in to the starting position. Repeat with the opposing hand and leg. Try…

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Christmas shopping in a beautiful city

On 29th November on our annual Christmas Coach Trip, we travelled to the beautiful city of Bath. With over 180 twinkling chalets spread out across Bath’s picturesque Georgian streets, it was the perfect place to do a spot of Christmas shopping for family and friends. There was an awful lot of ‘oooh I love that…

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Will you survive Christmas?

Do you want to lose those extra festive pounds? Do you want to keep that weight off? Come and find out how at our next nutrition evening on Thursday 10th January. The first evening of 2019 discusses: Fad diets, habits, cravings, willpower and the impact they can have on you and your success. Complement your…

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A wee nod to our friends in the North!

On Friday 25th January we welcome ‘3 Around 3’ and their great Ceilidh music to help celebrate our Scottish friends. Last years ‘non’ Burns Night was such a great success, so we have decided to repeat the evening which, whilst not the traditional Burns  night celebration of a sit down 3 course meal and Ode…

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CIRCUITS and HIIT – what are they?

At Lichfield we do 2 styles of circuits classes. Some are circuit based in the usual sense and some are HIIT (high-intensity interval training) based. But what’s the difference? One thing is very similar between the two: They both provide great ways to get in a killer workout in a shorter window of time. For…

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Quick Tip Time – set up position

Try this set up position as pictured. 1) Width of stance, create a wide base, keep the feet just outside the shoulders at set up 2) The position of the hands are centred, under the chin 3) See how the elbows and shoulders are parallel to each other Try and emulate these 3 key set…

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Winter Golf news from the Pro

I can’t quite believe we are at the start of Winter and Christmas is upon us already. It seems this time of year just catches up with us without us even realising it. The mild Autumn temperatures have seen the course remain in great condition; the greens and bunkers have improved beyond measure over the…

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Children’s Christmas Fayre success

A huge thank you to everyone who came and supported our Children’s Christmas Fayre this year and a massive thankyou to all the stall holders – the studio looked amazing. I certainly bought some of my Christmas presents whilst I was there – I hope you did too! Beth Billington

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Junior Festive Film Night

On Friday 21st December from 5.00pm-7.00p the Zoo is holding a special Christmas film night just for our younger members. As well as the Christmas film your little ones will enjoy sausage and chips for tea and some Christmas craft. Remember to dress them in their PJ’s for this fun festive film night so they…

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