Lifestyle, Mind, Reviews

5 Positive Podcasts

Over the last couple of months in particular, I have really gotten into podcasts, perhaps because I spend a lot of my day walking to and from gyms and studios where I train clients and teach classes! I believe podcasts can be really helpful; whether you use them for entertainment, education or even comfort if… Continue reading 5 Positive Podcasts

Body, Fitness

Interval Training

Interval training, or HIIT, is a technique in which you do short, sharp bursts of exercise followed by a period of rest. It's great way to improve your CV fitness and use up a high number of calories without spending hours on a treadmill (which some people love but I can’t stand). It's been proven… Continue reading Interval Training

Body, Fitness, Vlogs

Vlog: Positive Ways to Track Your Progress

Ever found yourself in a vicious cycle of regularly weighing yourself and feeling demotivated if you see the number has gone up by a few pounds? You have been eating better and exercising (perhaps you already feel slimmer, more toned and more confident) but somehow the scales don't reflect this. When I start with a… Continue reading Vlog: Positive Ways to Track Your Progress

Fitness, Vlogs

Vlog: Top 5 Tips to Get You Started at the Gym

I've come to realise, particularly since I started working as a personal trainer, how common it is for people to feel really anxious about starting out at the gym. I've had a number of clients tell me in our consultations how they feel frustrated that a lack of confidence is preventing them from achieving their… Continue reading Vlog: Top 5 Tips to Get You Started at the Gym

Fitness

A Guide to Squats

Squats have to be one of my favourite exercises, since incorporating them into my training and increasing the resistance over the years, I have really noticed an improvement in my overall body composition. Because they are a compound exercise, they work multiple joints and muscles all at once, meaning they burn a high number of… Continue reading A Guide to Squats