What is cardiovascular training? Cardiovascular training, also known as cardio or aerobic exercise, refers to physical activities that increase the heart rate and breathing rate for a sustained period of time. The primary goal of cardiovascular training is to improve the efficiency of the cardiovascular system, which includes the heart, lungs, and blood vessels. Cardiovascular […]

27th February 2023

A buzzword that has been spreading around gyms and health clubs for some time now is ‘functional’. But what exactly is functional fitness? Functional fitness explained Functional fitness training is not training to look better but training to improve how well you function at a given task. Therefore true functional training is very specific to […]

26th February 2023

When planning a resistance training programme for a client, you must first decide whether to use a whole-body approach or a split routine. The following article will help you decide which is better. Whole-body workout A whole-body workout is usually the most effective and practical when training beginners and intermediates. You can choose one exercise […]

20th February 2023

The world health organisation (2021) recommends that adults perform strengthening activities (resistance training) that work all the major muscle groups (legs, hips, back, abdomen, chest, shoulders and arms) at least two days a week. This is because they provide a range of health benefits. The benefits of resistance training The benefits of resistance training include: […]

20th February 2023

Studio cycling, also known as indoor cycling or spinning, is a popular form of exercise that involves riding a stationary bike in a group setting, often to music and under the guidance of an instructor. The history of studio cycling can be traced back to the 1980s, when a South African cyclist named Johnny “Johnny […]

20th February 2023

Studio cycling, also known as indoor cycling, is a popular form of exercise that involves riding a stationary bicycle to the rhythm of music and guided by an instructor. The key concepts of studio cycling include: Resistance The resistance on the bike can be adjusted to simulate the feeling of riding on different terrains. This […]

13th February 2023

Prevalence of Obesity in the UK The UK is grappling with a serious obesity epidemic, according to recent data from the National Health Service (NHS). Alarmingly, almost two-thirds of adults in the country are classified as overweight or obese, with 63.8% of adults having a body mass index (BMI) of 25 or higher. The situation […]

6th February 2023

Are you looking to become a personal trainer and make a career out of helping others reach their fitness goals? Look no further, because our comprehensive guide to online personal training courses will help you get started on your journey to becoming a certified personal trainer. The Importance of Personal Training Courses Personal training courses […]

2nd February 2023

Hypertrophy is the increase in size of an organ or tissue as a result of the growth of its cells. It’s a popular topic in the world of fitness, and the idea of building bigger muscles is the driving force behind many people’s gym routines. But what exactly is hypertrophy, and how can we achieve […]

1st February 2023

Becoming a qualified personal trainer can be a rewarding career choice for those passionate about health and fitness. Not only do personal trainers help others achieve their fitness goals, but they also have the opportunity to create their schedules and be their own boss. However, this rewarding profession requires education, certification, and dedication. Qualifications The […]

26th January 2023

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