For maximum fitness gains, HIIT - High Intensity Interval Training, which mixes up short bursts of high-intensity anaerobic exercise (like sprinting) with low aerobic recovery (like jogging or walking) is best.
The reason we took on Mont Blanc, was to show that ordinary people can go and take on these challenges. We could have easily come back down and said it was easy, a walk in the park. But what is the point of that?
The next time you feel your lower back aching, your knees caving in, or you start walking over to the abductor machine, either corner a personal trainer who knows what they're doing or head home and swat up on your research.
As well as traditional risk factors such as smoking and diet.
New evidence shows that a patient’s blood type could be the best indicator of their risk of developing heart disease. Published
So you made a New Years Resolution. You plucked up the courage to take out a gym membership. Everyday right? Everyday until this god awful fat is burned from your bones. Right? Nonsense.
Is Mo Farah fitter than Usain Bolt? Is Wayne Rooney fitter than Andy Murray? In many ways there is not a correct answer. Fitness is many things to many people and depending on your likes, dislikes and goals you will have different requirements.
The beauty of losing fat/building muscle is that it is a science. In this blog, I will explain why I am not a fan of redundant 'cardio', why men should change their workouts more and also make an impassioned plea for women to start resistance training.
I first became aware of kettlebells about seven years ago after seeing them on The Biggest Loser UK; I found them really intriguing, and was amazed by the weight loss results achieved on the show by using them. I knew then that I just had to buy one, and thus began my love of kettlebells.
Quitting smoking is tough, mainly I find because smoking is rather easy. It just takes a beer and away I go darting outside