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Food – Variety

You would never expect one workout to make you physically fit! A single-minded focus on one type of workout month after month without changing the reps, weights and exercises will not make you physically fit. For similar reasons, a restricted diet will not give you a well fuelled and well-nourished […]

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A Superhero at Alive

Our very own Superman Joe Addison completed his latest challenge this weekend, 24 hours on a spin bike. Throughout the 24 hours, he taught 12 themed spin classes, all to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Joe been fundraising for Macmillan Cancer Support since 2010 after his dad passed away. […]


You and Food

Diet: You are what you absorb. We are all different and so it is each of us that is responsible for our state of health, and that includes our diet and what we eat. What is eaten is as important if not more important than the exercise we do. Whether […]

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Pre-op and post-op weight loss surgery diets for vegetarians, vegans and gluten free

Vegetarian & Vegan Diets

Vegetarian & Vegan Diets Vegetarians may occasionally add animal produce into their diets as they are able to get their ‘complete proteins’ from the likes of fish, eggs, and dairy products. In a vegan diet, no animal products are consumed at all and their diets consist mostly of incomplete proteins so it is important that […]


Paleo Chair

Paleo chair is a simple, yet effective way of stretching out through the hips and the lower back. Mobility for the modern human is something which is lacking due to our lifestyles. Many of us work office jobs, sat down on chairs, hunched over. Over time, our nervous systems and […]

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Marathon Season

Marathon: It is a Contact Sport When you are out pounding the streets you must contend with the impact stress of each stride. Most runners take about 800 to 1,000 steps per mile, with an average impact force of three times their body weight per step. Hitting the ground for […]


The Importance of exercise & nutrition throughout Pregnancy!

Regular exercise during pregnancy offsets the physiological changes the body is going through, as well as the psychological changes and inevitable weight gain. How exercise can help. It can help reduce minor related ailments such as varicose veins, constipation and stiffness. Exercising your pelvic floor muscles and abdominal wall muscles […]

Brighton Fitness Pregnancy

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Refer a friend scheme at Alive Gym

  Become a superhero & refer a friend and save £1!!!! Offer only applies to Flexi DD Members. For every member you introduce to the club, you will receive a £1 discount against your monthly Direct Debit provided that both you and your friends remain members. You will start to […]


Alive Spartan Challenge Completed

I have been a part of the Alive Crew since April 2012 and Natasha who is also a part of our Crew has always wanted to do something like a mud run. After speaking to one of our members – Kylie Wroe – who used to work at C-R-Y suggested […]

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Joe Brighton Charity

Is it a Bird! Is it a plane….

  Our Joe is always looking for, or in this case creating new challenges for himself – and sometimes the unsuspecting client! In 2013 he did a Burpee Challenge! For every £1 raised he did 3 Burpees and ended up doing over 1000 of them. Joe has already completed 8 […]