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 »
So summer is just around the corner and if you didn’t stick to your New Year’s resolution you might be starting to worry about beach season. But there are some quick ways to help you look your best self on holidays this year.Read More »
After weeks of giving up your favourite treats, lent is nearly over! The shops are full with chocolate eggs and everyone is looking forward to Easter Sunday. If you have managed to stay off the sweet stuff for the entire time this week we look at ways to help you get your chocolate fix in a healthy way.Read More »
Last week we looked at all the reasons that weight training is really important for your overall health. Today we look at some weight training you can do at home, in the garden or even after football training. These exercises are all based on body weight and are super for learning basic skills and getting stronger.Read More »
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 »
So, how is 2017 going? Are you on the kale juice diet or doing a 21-day shred challenge? Are you looking for a quick fix to help drop those extra kilos? Unfortunately, this article doesn’t hold the secret to dropping a dress size in two weeks or getting that six pack you’ve been coveting. You know why?Read More »
So lent begins on Wednesday but before we give up indulgent treats for the next 40 days, we have the indulgence of pancake Tuesday! If you are trying to eat healthy or avoid excess sugars pancakes and Easter can be potential mine fields.Read More »