Workouts to keep you warm during the winter

As the days grow shorter, and the summer heat wave almost a distant memory, it’s easy to lose all motivation to venture outdoors and keep up with your regular workouts, which could lead to a seasonal lull in your fitness programme. To prevent any setbacks, we’ve put together a few tips and tricks that will… View Article

Win the Black Friday sales with this shopping-style circuit

Black Friday is almost upon us and as one of the busiest, most physically-demanding events in the shopping calendar, it’s the perfect time to put your fitness to the test as you slalom between the frantic shoppers all competing for the best ‘bar-gains’. We’ve put together five workouts that can help you prepare for the… View Article

On the road to recovery with a low-impact workout

Whether you’re a weekly gym-user or full-time elite athlete, much of your time can be spent nursing an injury picked up during training – or overtraining in many cases – which could lead to missing out on those big races or events you have prepped long and hard for. But, putting your body through its… View Article

How to get ‘match fit’ with the Versapulley

The Versapulley is a machine recognised for its versatility, putting users of any fitness level through their paces – from entry-level users up to the most demanding of training programmes used by elite athletes. Known widely for its capabilities within strength and conditioning, the Versapulley is favoured by athletes across a wide range of sports,… View Article

Benefits of workplace wellbeing

We all know how hard it can be to switch off after a long day at work, with emails to check, meetings to think about and a pile of work waiting on our desks for us in the morning. Soon enough, we feel stressed and tired, and this can affect our performance at work. Exercise… View Article

How to workout with your partner

Solo workouts can be soul-destroying – the grind painful – but you might enjoy it if you’re working in a pair. Training with your other half could be the answer, but if you spend every moment of your lives together, should you bring your workout into the mix as well? We spoke to power fitness… View Article

Taking back time: Versaclimber workouts to try this summer

Aiming for that summer body, but struggling for time? Providing a full body low impact workout, the Versaclimber is an ideal companion for those looking for a quick, but effective training session. The Home edition even gives you the freedom to conquer your workout without even leaving the house. To help you along your fitness… View Article

Take the ultimate Versaclimber challenge at Sweat by BXR

To celebrate the 65th anniversary of the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1953, London’s Sweat by BXR will be hosting the ultimate climbing challenge; the SWEAT Everest Challenge. Taking place in its highly acclaimed Versaclimber studio between Monday the 28th May and Sunday 5th June, this challenge will push challengers to the… View Article

Climbing for the perfect Parkrun time

Many New Year’s resolutions at the start of the year will have included the need to jump back into fitness or get started for the first time. One option that’s taking the world by storm is Parkrun; a free, timed five-kilometer run, held at parks and green spaces across the globe every Saturday, every week…. View Article

#ClimbTheColumn with Versaclimber at Elevate 2018

To celebrate the arrival of Elevate 2018, taking place between 9 – 10 May at London’s ExCeL, Versaclimber UK is inviting visitors to take part in a challenge to climb the height of Nelson’s Column on one of our machines. A staple of London’s Trafalgar Square since 1843, Nelson’s Column stands 52m tall and commemorates… View Article

Three things you need to be ‘tech’ ready for spring

As the clocks go forward and nights become lighter, the thought of getting out the house to exercise will hopefully become less of a daunting challenge. To help you along the way, we’ve taken a look at some of the latest fitness tech on the market, from smart apps to track your steps, to wearables… View Article

Phil Spencer chooses Versaclimber for charity challenge

TV-presenter Phil Spencer and a team of volunteers are preparing to take part in the four-day ‘Everest In The Alps’ challenge in aid of The Brain Tumour Charity, with the hope of raising vital funds for life saving research. The challenge, starting 28 February, will see 30 volunteers take to the Swiss Alps to scale… View Article

Are you ready for the big switch to cross-crawl?

From the moment you learn to crawl, then walk and run, your body engages in contra-lateral movement pattern – which feels so natural you’ve probably never given it a second thought. When you run, for example, the left arm and right leg move towards each other, while the opposite ones separate on the other side… View Article

How to master your home fitness routine

Finding the right fitness regime is usually down to personal preference. Training at home offers plenty of benefits including greater control of your schedule, reduced costs and the flexibility of choosing the equipment that best suits your needs. If you’re looking for some inspiration to help inject some life back into your workout routine, or… View Article

How working out can help you stay mentally fit

While many of us hit the gym in order to reap the rewards of improved physical fitness, it is also important to note that exercise can have a profoundly positive effect on your mental health. A number of celebrities credit working out for improving their sense of wellbeing, including singer Demi Lovato, who credits exercise as… View Article

Elevate your training with Third Space London’s challenge

If you are looking for the world’s toughest altitude challenge, we may well have found it. For this is how Third Space, a group of leading London fitness spaces, describes the latest high intensity workout challenge that they designed and launched earlier this year. The Elevation 2.0 Challenge involves a 800ft climb on a Versaclimber,… View Article

Tips for maintaining your summer body over winter

As autumn well and truly kicks in and the days begin to feel shorter and colder, we wouldn’t blame you if you were feeling less than inspired about keeping up with your regular workouts. We have come up with a few ideas to help motivate you to retain the physique you have already worked hard… View Article

How to make your workout look great on Instagram

With summertime well and truly over and showing no signs of returning until next year, we have picked some of our favourite fun and cool exercises, that will not only look great on Instagram, but could also help make working out far more enjoyable in the wintery months.

British Army personnel set Guinness World Record

As you may have read in our blog last week, Saturday saw eight members of the British military embark on a world record attempt to climb the greatest height possible in eight hours on a Versaclimber – all this while wearing 40lbs army backpacks. We are pleased to announce that Staff Sergeant Benjamin Bosworth and… View Article

Military personnel target Versaclimber world record

On Saturday 26th August, a team of eight Close Protection personnel from the Army’s Royal Military Police, Royal Air Force and the Royal Marine Police Troop will descend on Portsmouth’s Gunwharf Quays in a bid to break a Versaclimber Guinness World Record. The team will be attempting to break the record for the greatest height… View Article