Health and Fitness Blog

Welcome to our health and fitness blog from The Stables Fitness Studio. Some little posts covering a range of health and fitness topics from exercising into older age and nutrition insights.

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5 reasons to Start work on your summer body now!

By Naomi Bazeley | 18th March 2022

With only a few weeks until summer kicks off I’ve put together my main reasons why you should start working on your summer body now..

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Exercise after 40 – 8 Reasons To Start

By Naomi Bazeley | 11th October 2021

It’s never too late to start exercising. Whether you had a sporty background but have been inactive for a while, or have never done a day’s exercise in your life, there are still many benefits to starting exercise after 40 […]


Why sleep is so important and how we can get better quality zzz’s

By Naomi Bazeley | 11th June 2021

Sleep quality and the amount we get a night is important for so many factors in our lives. We all know we should be aiming for about 8 hours of good quality sleep a night. As little as a couple […]

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The Sickness-Wellness-Fitness Continuum

By Naomi Bazeley | 11th November 2020

If you could plot your health on a graph, where would you sit? CrossFit founder Greg Glassman formulated a measurable scale to determine ones health; The Sickness – Wellness – Fitness Continuum. Based on Dr John Travis‘ 1972 Illness-Wellness continuum. […]

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Vitamin D – could it help in the fight against COVID-19?

By Naomi Bazeley | 11th July 2020

While painting at The Stables this weekend I was listening to my go to podcast – Joe Rogan. This episode with Dr Rhonda Patrick went into details of the research between COVID-19 and vitamin D. Fascinating and compelling arguments have […]


There’s not mushroom in here..

By Naomi Bazeley | 11th June 2020

We are born with approximately 10, 000 taste buds. Like all living cells taste buds die and reproduce. Surprisingly the life cycle of a taste bud is only two weeks! They are designed to signal the digestive system to prepare to digest and absorb nutrients. The five recognised tastes are; sweet, salty, sour, bitter and umami.

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CrossFit Gymnastics Coaching Course

By Naomi Bazeley | 25th April 2019

The knowledge bombs were dropping like the Blitz and the gym was full of athletes and coaches who started the weekend feeling strong and competent in their movements and left broken but inspired to take their new skills back to their boxes.

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Could you pass the new Military Fitness Test?

By Naomi Bazeley | 11th March 2019

“These new physical fitness standards are objective, measurable, role-related and gender-free to ensure Army personnel have the physical capability to meet the necessary force preparation and operational requirements.”

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