How to Become a Personal Trainer

For many, their dream career is to become a Personal Trainer. As a Personal trainer, you have a very rewarding career as you are helping people achieve the goals they want to achieve to help them in their life with health and fitness. Beginning this journey can be a difficult one as there are many […]

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Inflammatory Conditions and Nutrition

Inflammation can be good or bad, depending on the situation. On one hand, it’s your body’s natural way of protecting itself when you are injured or sick. It can help your body defend itself from foreign invaders, and can stimulate healing.   On the other hand, chronic, sustained inflammation in the body can be harmful. […]

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2 Minute Workout

No time to exercise?! We don’t believe you!   Waiting for the computer to load 20 push ups   Waiting for the kettle to boil 20 Jump squats   Watching the TV adverts 20 Push ups and 20 Jump Squats   Unloading the dishwasher Squat to pick up each item   Putting the food shopping […]

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Benefits of Running

Running is a fantastic way to improve your cardiovascular fitness and is the cheapest and easiest way to burn off fat.   Firstly, make sure you buy some good running shoes. Secondly, it is a good idea to get someone to check your running posture and technique.   Running will increase your heart rate over […]

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Incidental Activity

Today, our ever-increasingly sedentary lifestyle is causing a ‘down-sizing’ in daily activity and a corresponding ‘up-sizing’ in our body sizes. The idea here is to try to replace a few convenient activities each day with something that will cause us to move more. There are two primary forms of physical activity, and both can help […]

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Importance of Recovery

The right amount of recovery is crucial in your pursuit for results. A lot of people don’t allow themselves enough recovery from the rigors of their training routine. Recovery is quite possibly the most important part of your training plan. From high intensity strength training sessions your muscle fibres  can take up to 7 days […]

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Variety of Training

There are so many ways to vary your training for extra results and variety to help stop boredom. A great piece of equipment to incorporate into your training is a BOSU. A BOSU is brilliant as it adds a dimension of instability into your exercises. This makes your core work so much more than usual […]

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