Strength training explained

What is strength training? Strength training is a type of exercise that specialises in the use of resistance to induce muscular contraction, which builds the strength, anaerobic endurance, size of muscles and bone density. Why is it important that we strength train? Strength training makes you stronger and fitter which helps you to be able to […]

Healthier Holidays

Temptation, it’s everywhere at Christmas time: to go for drinks with everyone and anyone, to snack on a mince pie or three and eat everything in sight at the work ‘do’ as, after all, it’s Christmas. However, before you completely over-indulge, consider the following: As we get older, it’s much easier to put on weight,[…..]

Body Happy Circuits

If you’re new to exercise or haven’t been active for some time, check with your GP for your safety and peace of mind.  He or she probably knows about Circuits and will encourage you to participate to improve your health and fitness. What is Circuits? Circuits is an excellent way to improve our strength and[…..]

Personal Training “Getting Personal”

Knowledge Check out which qualifications they have. Personal Trainers can be operating without any qualifications: there’s no official body checking on your behalf as a client. Knowledge is King, but don’t let them confuse you with jargon. As a qualified PT, they will know all about ATP-PCr, glycolytic and metabolic pathways, you need to feel[…..]