Exercise Tips

The truth about compression clothing

The truth about compression clothing Compression garments are touted as the secret to increasing muscle power and optimizing athletic performance – science or hype? Don a pair of compression tights and you won’t just look like a serious athlete, many believe that this ultra-tight gear will help boost your athleticism too.  David Cox comes to the conclusion that whil […]

Keeping life sweet without the sugar

10 STEPS TO CUTTING YOUR SUGAR INTAKE Watch those drinks Most people would gag at the thought of swallowing nine teaspoons of sugar. But that’s what’s in a typical sugar-sweetened fizzy drink. Also, many drinks claiming to contain natural fruits, to be preservative-free or rich in vitamins and minerals pack the same sugar punch as major brand sugary drinks. Eradicate all s […]

How to do the perfect lunge

Gym instructor at Northern Arena, Silverdale, takes you through the correct way to perform a lunge. Offering tips for correct form.

When is the ideal time to workout?

When is the ideal time to workout? Are you better off to get your exercise done at dawn, or should you exhaust yourself in the evening? The truth is there’s no credible scientific evidence to sway you either way. There are numerous studies designed to unearth the ideal time to exercise, but there is no definitive proof that it is better to exercise at morning, noon or night. &lsq […]

Can Les Mills GRIT help you get a flat stomach?

A flat stomach can play hard to get for both genders. It’s a soft spot that can be one of the hardest to tone up, but recent research highlights one method that works better than most. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is known to burn serious amounts of fat, seriously fast. But not just any fat. New research shows that specific forms of high-intensity interval training can […]

Three Simple Secrets For Forming Your Fitness Habit

1. Take control of your workout Take steps to actively manage both the duration and intensity of your training. Frequency before intensity is paramount. When you take up exercise there’s a temptation to go hell for leather from the start. In fact, you are much more likely to stick with it if you stay within your capabilities and don’t let anyone push you too hard. Just gett […]

How to do bicycle crunches

Gym instructor at Northern Arena, Silverdale, takes you through the correct way to perform a bicycle crunch. Offering tips for correct form.

How to do commandos

Gym instructor at Northern Arena, Silverdale, takes you through the correct way to perform a commando. Offering tips for correct form.

How to do tricep dips

Gym instructor at Northern Arena, Silverdale, takes you through the correct way to perform a tricep dip. Offering tips for correct form.

How to do mountain climbers

Gym instructor at Northern Arena, Silverdale, takes you through the correct way to perform a mountain climber. Offering tips for correct form.