Free weights are a great way to build muscle and burn fat. Dumbbells, kettlebells and the barbell are three pieces of kit that, used correctly, can become key players in your fitness routine. Continue reading
If you are a person – male or female – who wants to be toned, lean and fitter, then a well-designed weight training programme will help you achieve that aim. And that is the point with weight training. It can be targeted to produce the results that an individual is seeking. Continue reading
Free weights are the key to developing strong, stable joints and helping your body move efficiently through the demands of everyday life. They also help prevent a decrease in bone density as you get older. Continue reading
These exercises are all designed to tone, rather than increase muscle size, hence the higher number of reps.
All you need for these exercises are a mat, a pair of dumbbells – weighted so that you can perform the exercise but by the time you get towards the end of a set, you are feeling the pain. Continue reading
Turn the idea of Lent on its head and actually ‘taking something up’ for the next six weeks. By all means give up chocolate, snacks or alcohol through this period of Lent but replace it with something that will give you a n Continue reading