3 weeks ago

Squats: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

The squat; a functional, compound exercise that hits the quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, calves, abdominals and lower back.  Squatting has a huge array of benefits, for a start it builds muscle, and not just the ones listed previously.  With so many muscles recruited in the exercise the body creates an anabolic environment (building tissue) releasing testosterone… Read more »

1 month ago

What’s On 2019

February 4th St Ives Feast / Hurling the Silver Ball 7th Rules of Golf Evening Until 24th Ice Skating at Eden March 2nd World Pasty Championships,  Eden Project 5th St Pirans Day 14th – 24th Falmouth Spring Festival 14th An Evening with Johnny Cowling at The Point 30th – 5th Boscastle Walking Week 31st British Summer Time Begins 31st… Read more »

2 months ago

Why Men should do Pilates!

Guest Blog by Alex Harris If you are a keen sports person you will understand that a balance of flexibility and strength will ensure you are able to perform better. Whether you’re a tri-athlete at the top of your game, a weight lifter or golfer, you will benefit from incorporating Pilates into your weekly training… Read more »

2 months ago

Is the “New You” Achievable?

January is panic season in gyms across the country. Millions of us set ourselves new years resolutions and by March around 80% of us have already given up so here’s a few tips to help you see it through and become one of the 20%, a winner. Ask yourself – What is motivating me to set… Read more »

3 months ago

Time for Exercise this Christmas?

When December arrives Christmas hits hard and fast; it hits our waistlines, our weight, our exercise routines and sometimes even our patience with family.  Get ahead of the curve this year and prepare yourself for the coming storm of calories with these few gifts of advice from your very own wise man, our Health Club… Read more »

3 months ago

Fun family-friendly activities in Cornwall this Christmas

Heading to Cornwall this winter? If you’re wondering how to keep the kids entertained during the festive period, there are plenty of action-packed options to choose from. Here are some of our favourites.   Victorian Christmas at Lanhydrock (Dec 1-31)  Take a step back in time and find out how the Victorians celebrated Christmas at… Read more »

7 months ago

Stay safe on the beach this summer!

The weather has been hotter than ever, and the beaches are at peak popularity here in Cornwall. As you grab your buckets and spades and sprint to the seaside, take a moment to make sure your family knows how to stay safe on the shore.   Tides Tide times and heights vary throughout the month,… Read more »

8 months ago

Cornish Foodie Must Tries

If one thing is for certain the Cornish love their food and drink. With a reputation for great food and as well as being the country’s most beautiful county (yes, we are biased), Cornwall is often at the top of a foodie’s ‘must do’ hit-list. From hearty Cornish pasties to creamy Cornish Yarg, there is… Read more »

9 months ago

Get into Golf

Interesting Facts about golf It is widely accepted that golf began in Scotland about 500 years ago, although the Chinese claim to have invented a similar game during the Song dynasty (going back to 943). Golf is from the Dutch word “kolve”, which means club. Later on, this was changed to “glove” or “gouf” by… Read more »