• Gold Standard Swimming!

    We here at SMART FITNESS want to say a massive congratulations to one of our members Elisabeth Yaneske who won Gold at the Scottish National Masters Championship on the 8th November. Elisabeth competed in the women’s 1500m freestyle, in the 35-39 age bracket, winning Gold with a time of 19:56:29. A truly fantastic achievement! This

  • Get Fit for the Slopes

    The ski and snowboarding season is upon us. Are you planning to go this winter? Do you want to get the most out of your time on the slopes? Here at Smart Fitness we’ve got just the thing for you. We’ve put together an 8 week package that will get you fit and ready for

  • Running in new PB’s!

    SMART FITNESS client and Alnwick Harrier Stuart Morris has spent the year to date working hard on his running and building up the miles to complete the Chicago Marathon. Training was going well, with some good times clocked earlier in the year with the Northumberland Coastal Run completed in 1:41:25, and the Great North Run with

  • Why Mobility is Important

    Mobility and moving well is vital. But just what is mobility? Mobility can be described as the range of motion of a joint under specific circumstances. This range of motion can be affected by a number of issues such as muscle tightness or weakness around the joint. Along with this how good the neural drive

  • Strength Training for Runners

    On the 7th September 56,000 runners took part in the Great North Run 2014. This year represented a significant landmark as the number of runners who have run in the race, since its beginning in 1981, passed the 1 million figure. An incredible achievement with thousands of runners over the years raising money for many

  • Rising Star – Charlotte Richardson

    Gateshead Harrier Charlotte Richardson was ranked as UK No1 Under 11 girl last season over 60m.  We are so pleased to be helping Charlotte on her path to success as a sprinter, and as we all know providing Strength & Conditioning to youths is a much talked about topic.  With selective exercises, correct techniques and

  • We are on the move!

    We are so pleased to be able to announce that we are relocating the gym to bespoke new premises at the Regent Centre, Gosforth, Newcastle. Located within Eldon House East the brand new 2500 square foot facility will help Smart Fitness continue to deliver the best training available.  Doors will open for the first time

  • Hayley’s return to triathlon

    “All I wanted to do was be able to train and compete in triathlon without being in pain constantly” Having decided to take up the sport of triathlon about four years ago the level of training took its toll on Hayley’s body and in April 2013 an MRI scan concluded an overuse but degenerative knee

  • My first experience at triathlon!

    With having so many triathletes training here at Smart Fitness I decided it was time to see what all the fuss was about! And what better way to start than with the Alnwick Triathlon (organised by Smart Fitness client Jock Bolam).  A friendly, well organised but challenging course had me smiling for most of yesterday.

  • Junior Triathletes Return

    On Sunday we welcomed back the North East Junior Triathlon Group to finalize their winter training before the technical work begins next month. Progressions were seen and made in balance, stability, core strength and functional movement patterns.  A big well done to all for working hard on their programmes. It will be an exciting summer