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

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 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

Fitness

Tailoring Your Workout to Reach Your Goals

Depending on what your goals are will determine how you go about each exercise. There is "no one size fits all" when it comes to working out; everyone has different types of training they enjoy, everyone has different goals and everyone's physiology is different; what works for me might not work for you and vice… Continue reading Tailoring Your Workout to Reach Your Goals