What is functional fitness?

Who rarely suspects their fitness levels – until an everyday task challenges them. For example, your body copes with the pavement miles and, albeit with exertion (and first gear), you hack the menacing Suffolk hills. But you’ll be damned if your arms can carry three full loads of shopping from Tesco to the car. Enter…

Should my baby learn to swim?

You wouldn’t know it, but your baby is already a pro at swimming. Babies come armed with natural reflexes enabling them to swim instinctively – after all, they’ve already spent the last 9 months swimming around your womb. Sadly, these instincts don’t last. And while they do, your baby won’t have the strength or body…

Inaugural Bury Goes Biking event a success

The first ever closed road community cycling event for Bury St Edmunds took place on Sunday 30th September, with around 500 cyclists of all ages and abilities cycling on traffic free roads around the town centre. Participants were all provided with high-vis vests, courtesy of sponsors Ashtons Legal, and the unique event gave participants a…

West Suffolk Sports Awards 2018

The second West Suffolk Sports Awards, sponsored by Greene King, took place at Tattersalls in Newmarket on Thursday 27th September in front of almost 200 guests. The sports awards for West Suffolk were delivered by Abbeycroft Leisure on behalf of St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath councils, celebrating sporting heroes, volunteers, clubs, coaches, teams and individuals….