In these days where high intensity workouts seem to be all the rage there are many who seem to think that exercise is about suffering and should hurt, otherwise it’s not effective. Instructors telling people that ‘if you don’t feel sick you’ve not worked hard enough’ and the like. Now, I’m not denying that you… Continue reading No pain, no gain?
Over the last few years I’ve developed a real love for spinning classes, in fact almost an addiction, some might say! For example, yesterday evening I did a triple session – that’s nearly 3 hours of spinning classes, back to back. I just love the challenge of this kind of effort, combined with motivating music… Continue reading Spin classes
Although I ‘m not big on New Year’s Resolutions, January 1st is a great opportunity to draw a line under the past and map out a new future, to take stock of life and to determine some fresh goals. It’s not just about weight loss or giving up smoking or whatever, however laudable these targets… Continue reading 2015 – another brilliant year in prospect.
Young personal trainers lacking soft skills, say employers.
If I had a pound for every time I heard people say ‘I’m tired’ I would be a millionaire many times over. But why do we feel ‘tired’ so much and what does it mean? The odd thing is that ‘tiredness’ seems to be more common amongst those who do very little than those who… Continue reading Tiredness
Originally posted on masteringdiabetes:
An important part of getting fitter, and improving both speed and endurance is training the body to burn fat at higher levels of intensity. This is really important for athletes who do the things I like doing – running (because they can go faster and further) and mountaineering (because mountaineers don’t…
This just goes to show what can be achieved…