It's well known that interval training rejuvenates ageing cells so I’ll forgive you for thinking I am going soft again, especially when these days all the rage in fitness workouts seems to be going as hard as you can and getting as much done in as short a period of time as possible. Most people will think HIIT. So here's why LISS is the Best Anti Aging Fitness Activity for … [Read more...] about Discover the Benefits of Low Intensity Steady State Cardio or LISS.
Every day thousands of women worldwide are looking at ways to improve their fitness levels; partly for health reasons and partly for looks. When it comes to looking more toned, this can achieved by building muscle tone. By making your muscles stronger and leaner they become much more aesthetically pleasing to the eye. But how is muscle tone achieved, especially for … [Read more...] about The Top 5 Tips for Women Who Want to Build Lean Muscle
Unfortunately there is no easy way to tell you this. Apart from total commitment, plenty of determination and a change in your lifestyle habits, if you want to lose weight you are going to have to bite the bullet and start an exercise program at some point in time to reach your goal. Dieting, or as I like to say, changing your lifestyle, is an excellent starting … [Read more...] about What it takes to Lose Weight – the Simple Facts
Discover How to Live Longer........ and feel a whole lot better. Here's something I have discovered over the years and it certainly works well for me and for many of my friends. “I am a firm believer in moving more and NOT less as you age. Done regularly, it is the one simple thing that will greatly enhance your long-term health and fitness.” So why not join me and give it … [Read more...] about Why Exercising NOW is Vital in Preventing Serious Health Issues Later on in Your Life
It is a well-known fact that it can be pretty hard to lose weight, but when you succeed, you're sure to find the effort was more than well worthwhile. After you lose weight you not only look better but you feel so much better too. The key to permanent weight loss is making a permanent lifestyle change. When you set effective weight loss goals, you can guarantee your … [Read more...] about 3 Simple Steps for Setting-Up Weight Loss Goals that are Guaranteed to Work
Terminology used by personal fitness trainers can sometimes be so confusing and often many first time gym goers are too embarrassed to ask questions to which we feel we should know the answers. Take for example the times, at the end of your workout, when your personal trainer reminds you to do some anaerobic exercises over the weekend. Now how are you supposed to know … [Read more...] about What is the Difference between Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise – it can be Confusing
I have written about High Intensity Interval Training a couple of times recently because it is something I love to do twice a week - on my cardio days. Apart from slowing the ageing process and increasing heart health, it is short and sweet and has a great effect on your body for the amount of time you put in. In other words it is one of the best fat burning exercises around … [Read more...] about Is HIIT Training for Everyone?
I love doing some HIIT or Tabata type training at least twice a week. It gives me a real buzz and I feel great for days after. Plus it is a good change from pumping iron. If you have been exercising or going to the gym for a while I am sure by now you probably have some reason to believe (either rightly or wrongly) some of the myths and misconceptions that exist about … [Read more...] about 6 Common Myths and Misconceptions about HIIT Dispelled
What is HIIT? HIIT is something I get asked about a lot these days. It stands for High Intensity Interval Training or as I often explain it to people...... ......it’s a super fat stripping form of intense Cardio. It is a style of training that involves alternating between periods of very high intensity exercise and moderate to low intensity exercise, usually at a ratio … [Read more...] about 6 Good Reasons Why HIIT Should Form Part of Your Exercise Program
Whether you are twenty-six or sixty-six many people consider six pack abs to be one of the hallmarks of fitness. Well I can tell you from bitter experience, at sixty-seven it is a big ask – but I am slowly getting there! However, it is still the main goal many people have in mind when they begin their fitness journey. And well done to those people for having such a … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Ways to Get a Serious Six-Pack