Interview With The Incredibly Slinky Sexy Sarah Blackmilk

Sarah popped by a few weeks ago now to roll around our floors and teach us all to embrace the spirit of the slinky. It was a fun, super well structured and really enjoyable trio of workshops. Sarah is such an intuitive instructor and brims with passion and patience in equal measure. The workshops are […]

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Are You Vitamin D Deficient? Tired, Drained, Flat?

natalie randall

As a fitness instructor I encounter a whole host of issues that prevent people from exercising at worst and make exercise hard for them at best. We call these barriers to exercise but in truth they are blockers to our enjoyment of life in general – they are not necessarily exercise specific. Now I am […]

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Cherry Willingham GCSE students De-stress With Boxing

gcse students stress relief at vertical

Students from Cherry Willingham Community School, situated just outside of Lincoln, are seeking stress relief at Vertical. Led by Miss Neal, the Assistant Headteacher at Cherry Willingham Community School, they have opted into sessions of boxing and stretch to help relieve exam tensions. Charli Neal decided that the endorphins of exercise combined with some bonding […]

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Is Sugar Stopping You From Losing Weight?

sweets full of sugar that are not ideal for losing weight

So many of us state almost every single day of our lives that we need a sugar fix. It is something we joke about and use as a necessary crutch to get us through our stressful working day. But is sugar potentially more dangerous than say alcohol, more addictive than drugs, and quite possible mankind’s greatest […]

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Cheerleading takes Gainsborough by Storm

cheerleading in gainsborough - brand new class

Have you ever seen something and just thought ‘I want to try that?’ We, at the Vertical Studio often just want the opportunity to try things we’ve never done before. We’ve all seen the American High School based films where the cheerleaders have amazing moves, jumps, flips and tumbling passes and the high flying stunt […]

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Big Thank You For a Great Charity Day

charity day at vertical fitness & Vertical joy

We have said it quietly to everyone but we must say a big thank you to everyone that helped organise, bake for and attended the Macmillan coffee morning and AMMF Sports Day Afternoon. Special thanks to Vikki Laker for organising the day and coordinating everything. Her family were also out in force and made sure […]

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Vertical’s 1 Year Anniversary: The Highlights

When people say a lot can happen in a year they are bang on! 2015-2016 was an incredible year for Vertical Fitness & Vertical Joy and we have been seriously astounded and humbled by the people who have made it all possible. We would like to take this opportunity to go through some of our […]

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Self Defence Infographic | Stats & Tips

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Following on from our recent self defence article we have put together a comprehensive infographic rammed with statistical facts, our top 10 pieces of advice and a diagram highlighting those vulnerable points to attack. We want to urge women to go out there prepared for anything because that could mean the difference between a horrifying […]

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