Category Archives: Fitness

Choosing the right gym for you: some helpful hints

When it comes to choosing a gym to start training in, there are literally hundreds to choose from. Particularly if you live in a large town or city, there can be numerous options out there. The first decision to make is what budget you are willing to shell out. Some fancy gyms can cost upwards… Read More »

Using Kettlebells in your workout routine

Kettlebells have been available in gyms up and down the country for many years, yet many people are afraid to add them to their fitness regime. Whether it is a fear of the unknown, or worry that the kettlebells are difficult to use, this feature should help to dispel some of the myths surrounding these… Read More »

The benefits of running for absolute beginners

Whether you take your first tentative steps in running in order to lose a bit of weight, or to achieve a marathon, there are numerous benefits of running, both for your body and soul. Here are some of the reasons you should take up this sport. Firstly, running is an activity than can be done… Read More »

HIIT training: what is it and how will it improve fitness levels

HIIT, or High Intensity Interval Training, is a method of exercising where you alternate between periods of hard, intense anaerobic exercise, and slower recovery periods for a shorter, more efficient workout. The high intensity sections should be done at almost maximum effort, and the recovery should be around 50% effort. The benefits or HIIT training… Read More »

Making the Most of an Hour Long Gym Session

People are busy, and it’s not always possible to visit the gym for several hours a day. If you only have an hour to spare then make sure you’re working yourself to the max. For weight loss, it’s recommended that you spend time on the treadmill, the cross trainer and the bicycle machines. It can… Read More »