For a lot of us, autumn and winter are the time of year where the warmer weather seems like an eternity away, Christmas is on the horizon and, well, motivation takes a bit of a dip. While it is often okay and healthy to take a little time off, or at least to slow it down and reduce the load occasionally, a full-on lapse in motivation is not ideal and can ruin the hard work you’ve already put in.
Manchester is a city of culture, pride and hidden gems - and the fitness industry isn’t shy of it’s own secret delights throughout the city. For every edgy coffee shop, vintage store and boutique in the Northern Quarter, there’s an independent gym that’ll take on one of the generic chains any day of the week. You just need to know where to look.
Nothing says more about you at the gym than what you wear and although everyone says nobody is watching - everyone knows that they are. Just having a quick glance around the gym makes it easy to separate the newbies from the try-hards, the Insta-famous from the wannabe celebs and the serious lifters from the weekend warriors.
Everyone and their Nan seem to reckon they’re Insta- famous and capable of offering the best workout plan of 2018. Thanks for the advice, but if you look like you’d struggle to lift up your own head after an actual session, I’ll pass.