One of the strongest predictors of longevity is fitness and that’s why this new study I came across recently interested me…..it delivers yet another reason to get active if you want to increase your chances of living healthier for longer. Anti-Aging benefits of HIIT What the researchers found was that some forms of exercise provide anti-aging benefits that other forms of … [Read more...] about New Study Uncovers Some Home Truths about Anti-Aging
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
Your gym workouts are failing you. It happens to everyone. You’ve been on the same workout routine for a month or more, the results have been great, but over the last week or so your fitness program seems to have lost its punch. You are starting to plateau, the weight is not coming off like it was at the start, you are starting to lose your motivation and boredom is … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Ways to Freshen Up Your Gym Workouts Effectiveness
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
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