Summer Workouts to Get You Beach Ready

Last week’s article focused on how proper nutrition is the biggest factor in losing weight. This week I have some High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) exercises to help you burn some more calories and build some lean muscle. By building muscle, you get toned shapely legs and arms. It also boosts your metabolism meaning that you are burning calories even when you are doing nothing!

So what is HIIT training? HIIT training is short bouts of intense exercises. It is designed to ramp up your heart rate but is very demanding so is not safe for beginners. If you have been exercising for a while and need to shake up your routine, why not give the exercises below a try?Read More »

Why everyone needs to lift weights

This is a question I get asked a lot as a personal trainer. Some people believe that only men should lift weights as women become too bulky but that couldn’t be further from the truth! Women lack the necessary hormones to put on large amounts of muscle. Still women can gain muscle tone and this important for a host of reasons. The fact remains that both men and women need to lift weights to maximise benefits of exercise for health.Read More »