Health and Fitness in Liverpool

Healthy places to eat in the city, fitness classes and more

  • Weight Loss Tips For Busy Liverpudlians - Pexels - Andres Ayrton

    Weight Loss Tips For Busy Liverpudlians

    Statistics show that 28% of adults in England are obese and 36% are overweight. Among Liverpool’s adult population, 66.9% are overweight or obese. Chronic conditions and hospital admissions related to obesity are rising. Indeed, unhealthy weight has been a concerning public health issue to such an extent that weight management has become one of the prime goals of government health programs, as well as many individuals. Healthy weight loss brings many benefits to one’s well-being,…

  • Self-Care And Why It Is So Important

    Splashing Out On Self-care

    Self-care is a term that’s become common currency over the past few years. It’s been a stressful time for many, for a whole range of reasons, and one of the ways we’ve coped is through caring for ourselves. But exactly what form has this care taken, and why does self-care make for a worthwhile investment? Why is self-care important? Today, we’re increasingly expected to work longer hours, to lose out on sleep, and to spend…

  • Where to Work Out in Liverpool 9 Top-Notch Gyms

    Where To Work Out in Liverpool: 9 Top-Notch Gyms

    Liverpool is a great city for keeping fit, with plenty of gyms, health clubs and studios to choose from. Whether you’re a beginner or a fitness fanatic, there’s something for everyone. For example, the popular chain PureGym has several branches across the city, offering affordable membership with no contract. Or if you’re looking for something a bit more luxurious, The Bridge Luxury Health club has an impressive range of facilities, including a swimming pool, sauna…

  • Self-Care For Men

    Self-Care For Men

    Self-care is widely acknowledged as being a key component of health and wellbeing, however, in the media, it’s often portrayed as being the domain of women. The truth is that we can all benefit from self-care, regardless of our gender and with increasing numbers of men struggling with their mental health, it’s vital that as a man you know how to look after yourself and make sure you’re prioritising your mental health and wellbeing.  Get…

  • Reality TV Star Rogan O’ Connor Limbers Up For FIT XPO

    Reality TV Star Rogan O’ Connor Limbers Up For FIT XPO

    MTV’s Ex on the Beach contestant and winner of The Challenge, Rogan O’Connor is the latest influencer to be signed up for this summer’s FIT XPO in Liverpool. He joins personal trainer and entrepreneur Jay Alderton with 220k social media followers, two times Guinness world record holder and military resilience coach James Elliott and nutritionist Dr Emelia Thompson, at the event which is taking over the city’s Exhibition Centre on the 1, 2 and 3…

  • FIT XPO Returns To Liverpool For Summer Event

    FIT XPO Returns To Liverpool For Summer Event

    A huge fitness, strength, health and wellbeing exhibition is returning to Liverpool later this year. FIT XPO 22 is a three day celebration with the summer event focusing on families who want a healthier lifestyle and personal trainers from across the region. The show which is taking over the city’s Exhibition Centre on 1, 2 and 3 July features a number of competitions including Strongman and Strongwoman, a CrossFit Battle of Britain, powerlifting and Mixed Martial…

  • Forest Bathing In Liverpool with Journeys In Nature 1

    Forest Bathing In Liverpool with Journeys In Nature

    Recently we were invited to try Forest Bathing in Liverpool with Journeys In Nature. Here we’ll tell you more about Forest Bathing and our experience of this traditional Japanese practice that is gaining in popularity in the UK. What is forest bathing? Claire Deeney, is the face behind Journeys In Nature. As a certified forest bathing guide through the Forest Therapy Hub, she expertly leads groups on Forest Bathing journeys in Liverpool. Below is her…

  • Liverpool-born Entrepreneur Launches Harmonic Egg Healing Therapy

    Liverpool-born Entrepreneur Launches Harmonic Egg Healing Therapy

    The unique Egg is bringing deep relaxation and inner balance for 2022. Harmonic Egg Healing sessions are said to calm the sympathetic nervous system, reducing stress and support healing on a biological level. A Liverpool wellness entrepreneur has made a substantial investment in new start-of-the-art technology from the USA that is helping people heal their traumas and mental health. Marie Friend launched her business, Harmonic Egg Healing earlier this year and has already achieved great…

  • A Quick Look at How Lifestyle Affects Your Health: What Can You Do About It Today?

    A Quick Look at How Lifestyle Affects Your Health: What Can You Do About It Today?

    There is always something that affects the way we live our lives. Sometimes it’s the job. Other times it’s the kids and yet sometimes there are widespread issues within our communities that literally force lifestyle changes upon us. For example, take a moment to reflect on what all those lockdowns did to our once active lifestyles. Not only were we kept indoors for months on end, but we were kept from hitting the clubs for…

  • Make A Splash At This Liverpool Open Water Swimming Spot At Princes Dock 1

    Make A Splash At This Liverpool Open Water Swimming Spot At Princes Dock

    This Liverpool open water swimming facility has opened at Princes Dock for those who want to brave taking a cold dip this summer. The unique, 500m course is open throughout the month of August, thanks to WeSwimRun, which organises open water swimming and running events across North Wales. They also provide coaching in open water swimming. The course is clearly marked so swimmers can swim safely in laps around the dock. Additionally, there’s a short…

  • Organico Juice Bar And Eatery Set To Open on Bold Street 2

    Organico Juice Bar And Eatery Set To Open on Bold Street

    Healthy-living Organico juice bar and eatery is set to be a welcome addition to Bold Street this summer. The city’s newest dining establishment will focus on raw produce, fresh organic juices and plant-based dishes and desserts, teaming up with local and independent suppliers from across the region. The concept was brought to life by restaurateurs Otto Mellouki and Amine El Gueddar, who have 40 years’ combined experience in hospitality having expanded their business, Al Manal…

  • Eco-Friendly Places In Liverpool 6

    Eco-Friendly Places In Liverpool

    We could probabaly all do with making more of an effort to be more environmentally concious and there’s plenty of eco-friendly places in Liverpool which can help us make the small steps to big change. Here’s our guide to eco-friendly dining and shopping in Liverpool. Eco-Friendly Places In Liverpool Purple Carrot Purple Carrot is a 100% vegan whole foods store on Smithdown Road which stocks health foods, organic fruit and vegetables, supplements, sweets, treats and…

  • Free Yoga Classes You Can Do At Home With White Wolf Yoga 2

    Free Yoga Classes You Can Do At Home With White Wolf Yoga

    Liverpool’s White Wolf Yoga has a series of yoga classes on YouTube to help us all get through the Coronavirus lockdown. There’s plenty of evidence to suggest that yoga is great for your mental health as well as being an amazing physical workout, so whether you’re a total beginner or ar looking to keep up with regular classes, White Wolf Yoga has got you covered. They even have a 6 session complete beginners course for…

  • Root 22 Organic Fruit & Veg Box Deliveries Bringing Your 5 A Day To Your Doorstep 1

    Root 22 Organic Fruit & Veg Box Deliveries Bringing Your 5 A Day To Your Doorstep

    August 2022 Update – Root 22 is now closed Last Friday we received a fantastic box of organic fruit and veg delivered right to our doorstep from the lovely guys at Root 22 – an aptly named, new organic veg delivery service based in the quirky Red Brick Hangar and also making an appearance in our fabulous Baltic Market. The box was packed full of a super wide range of completely fresh produce of both…

  • The Baltic Farm Set To Create Urban Farm And Cultural Events Space In The Baltic

    The Baltic Farm Set To Create Urban Farm And Cultural Events Space In The Baltic

    Liverpool City Council has approved plans for an urban farm project, the Baltic Farm, in the Baltic Triangle. The Baltic Farm started operating in the Baltic area last year and now plans have been approved for a space behind The Wedding House building to become their permanent home. The project is a joint venture of Great George Street and Farm Urban, currently based in the CIC Building, where the city’s first Vertical Hydroponic Farm is…

  • Music For The Mind & Soul Festival 2

    Music For The Mind & Soul Festival

    Much loved concert series Music for the Mind & Soul Festival returns to Liverpool in a brand new format this year. The one day festival will take place on 25 April and will offer an array of events. Inspired by Milap’s 35 year history, the new festival day will offer both loyal and new audiences a fresh and holistic experience of Indian Arts and Culture through a newly conceptualised day of performance, talks, workshops, yoga…

  • Discover Liverpool’s Urban Farm Growing Green Vegetables Under The Streets of the Baltic Triangle 1

    Discover Liverpool’s Urban Farm Growing Green Vegetables Under The Streets of the Baltic Triangle

    Greens for Good Greens for Good is a new project from Farm Urban, aiming to grow food that’s good for people and for the planet. Farm Urban’s recent successful Kickstarter campaign saw people pledge over £25,000. This will go towards the organisation’s aim of getting fresh, healthy greens into every classroom in Liverpool and educate children and young people about where their food comes from. The funds raised also means they’ll be able to produce…

  • Relaxing Things To Do in Liverpool 1

    Relaxing Things To Do in Liverpool

    Looking to de-stress? If you’re looking for relaxing things to do in Liverpool here’s 7 things you can do to help you unwind. Visit Float Planet Liverpool’s first and only float centre, Float Planet is number one on our list for relaxation. Flotation therapy involves lying effortlessly on your back in a specially designed floatation tank. You float in 10 inches of water with over 1000lb of Epsom salt dissolved into it. The tanks block out light…

  • Cheers to that! Mikkeller Running Club Liverpool 1

    Cheers to that! Mikkeller Running Club Liverpool

    We don’t want to be a ‘New Year, New Me’ cliche but the timing of our feature about Mikkeller Running Club Liverpool is pretty perfect. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or looking to take up a new hobby, the Liverpool ‘Chapter’ of Mikkeller Brewery’s worldwide running club is a pretty attractive option. So first, a brief history of Mikkeller Running Club. The Danish brewery company’s founder Mikkel Borg Bjergso was a former college runner who…

  • New Weekend Wellness Yoga Retreats At Suites Hotel & Spa

    New Weekend Wellness Yoga Retreats At Suites Hotel & Spa

    A multi award-winning leisure venue is offering seasoned yogis and beginners alike the chance to indulge with the introduction of its first wellness and yoga retreats. Set to take place at Suites Hotel & Spa, Knowsley on Friday, June 21 and Friday, July 5, the all-inclusive Wellness Weekends have been devised with relaxing and rejuvenation in mind, combining overnight stays with nutritious dinners, innovative yoga classes and spa treatments to name a few. The latest…