Find Your Sense of Adventure

Rae CarpenterFitness

Well, didn’t January feel like it was 400 days long? Dark mornings, darker afternoons and long, dark nights. It’s hard for so many of us to be motivated to think positively, to want to exercise and to want to eat healthily when it feels like there’s hardly any light. However, the reality of it all is that when we do … Read More

Of Sleigh Bells and Dumbbells

Rae CarpenterFeatured, Fitness, Nutrition

The run up to the festive season is always fraught and with the added pressure to make 2021’s Christmas the best yet after the chaos and uncertainty of last year’s, the game is on! Are you planning to fit into that perfect or shirt, that’s hanging up in the wardrobe with the tags still on? Are you furiously tracking your … Read More

‘The 121 Effect’ Book Launch

Katherine PeachEvents, Featured, Fitness

Here at Penarth View, we were lucky enough to be invited to the book launch event for Ryan Evan’s book, The 121 Effect. Having read this book before the launch, I was so excited for others to finally get the chance. As I mentioned in my review (which you can read in full here), with self-help books we often feel … Read More

Local Woman Becomes Most Successful Female Sailor After Winning Gold In Tokyo Olympics

Pippa-Marie SheppardCommunity, Fitness

A local woman has made Olympic history after winning gold at the Tokyo Olympics, making her the most successful female sailor.  Hannah Mills, from Dinas Powys, raced alongside Eilidh McIntyre as they placed fifth in the medal race.  Previous race finishes meant they were able to claim their title as they managed to hold off Poland and France, who claimed … Read More

Unleash Your Superhuman

Rae CarpenterFitness

As I sit scrolling through my social media, an advert pops up for one of those quizzes- “What type of superhero are you?” Click through and answer some inane questions so that you can see if you are more like Captain America, or maybe the Scarlet Witch or even the Incredible Hulk! I don’t bother with it. The feeling and … Read More

Local Gym Officially Opens After 4-Year-Long Wait

Pippa-Marie SheppardBusiness, Community, Fitness

A local gym has finally opened after a 4-year-long wait.  Anytime Fitness, situated on Windsor Road in Penarth, officially opened their doors at 8am this morning. Here at Penarth View, we visited the newly-built gym to give our readers a view of what to expect! When asked about what’s on, Anytime Fitness said: “We have launched our brand new class … Read More

Bold Fitness Beginnings

Rae CarpenterFeatured, Fitness, To export

I hope we’re all seeing a glimmer of light at the end of this pandemic tunnel. As the evenings stay lighter for longer and the weather becomes warmer, now is a great time to start looking forward and tentatively planning ways to improve our overall health and wellbeing. With the darker days and colder weather behind us, spring is the … Read More

Taking Control Of Your Fitness

Rae CarpenterFeatured, Fitness

Did you complete the sofa to 5km, follow a fitness expert on YouTube, pay a fortune for at-home gym equipment, or join a pre-COVID fitness class through Zoom during lockdown? Looking back at 2020, the weather was good, the nights were light, and you may have escaped joining the average Brit who piled on over 15lbs- brilliant! But, winter is … Read More

10 Ways to Keep Active Indoors

Katherine PeachFitness

Dance Party A fun way to keep active! Turn down the lights (maybe some disco lights if you have them?), make a playlist of your favourite songs and have a dance. Dancing is a really underrated fun way of keeping fit. You could try learn your favourite music video dance, or learn a traditional dance from a different country. Home … Read More