5 Ways to Switch on Fat Burning According to Science

‘Eat this and do that and you will lose weight.’ Heard that before? Just do a quick Google search and you will find many an ‘expert’ telling you what to do to ‘lose weight’. Sometimes the tips can be useful but often they can be sabotaging and taking too much of a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach. There’s a real problem with that. For one, scientists have discovered a metabolic pathway that appears to exert overall control over whether our fat cells store or burn calories (published in The New England Journal of…

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Burn More Fat – 4 Minute H.I.I.T

There’s a good reason why fitness training has changed so much over the past decade. Long gone are the days where we push people to slog it out on the treadmill bored to death for the entire hour. Now, we are in and out with our training faster than you can say HIIT (well, maybe not that fast). HIIT is high intensity interval training and it’s definitely something you MUST make yourself familiar with. HIIT is where you train hard for a short period of time, usually between 8 and…

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GET READY FOR SUMMER WORKOUT

30 minutes. Yep, that’s all you need (or thereabouts). You just need to be consistent with your training and you will get results. No need to get emotional about it. Just be mechanical about it. Just GET ON WITH IT!   Starting out? Aim for 3 x 12 reps for each exercise. Had a bit of practice? Aim for 4 x 12 reps for each exercise. Got your stuff sorted as a bit of a pro? Aim for 5 x 12 reps. For this session, the more advanced you are…

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4 Moves to Tone That BUTT

A strong set of glutes (butt) is more important than you may realise. A lean, strong set of glutes muscles are essential for a healthy posture and the power you need to climb hills and sprint as fast as you can. It’s a big set of muscles and may need a little extra attention. These exercises will challenge your butt, your legs and get you burning kilojoules!       1. Step up – high! Find a step (not too high, not too low) and step up and leap into…

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