Using Jump Rope For HIIT

Reebok Speed Rope

Article by Chris Richards, Personal Trainer, Chris Richards Personal Training Skip the rope…Not your workout! Jumping rope is a fantastic method to consider for your metabolic (CV) conditioning work which tones muscles in the entire body while improving coordination which you will benefit from across your subsequent exercises. Skipping can burn up to 1000 calories […] Read more »

Pack on Muscle with the Overhead Press

The Overhead Press

Article by Andy Tsang, Personal Trainer, The Varsity Gym Overhead Press The overhead press in recent years has been turned into a rouge exercise of sorts and the bench press took over as the king of upper body pressing exercises.  I for one think that the overhead press is often overlooked and should still be […] Read more »

How To Improve Your Squat!

Improve Your Squat

Article by Andy Tsang, Personal Trainer, The Varsity Gym Ok so following on from the last article I wrote, I am going to elaborate on the squat. I am a firm believer that the squat and its derivatives are fundamental exercises that you have to incorporate into every single programme.  Don’t be mislead though, I’m […] Read more »

Get Back to Basics and KISS Your Way to Fatloss & Muscle Gain

Article by Robin Tintelen, Personal Trainer, Best In You Personal Training (Dutch Site) KISS – Keep It Simple Stupid! For those of us who have a more down-to-earth and realistic view on training, the gym can be quite a ‘Twilight Zone’. Groups of teenagers doing fist pumps after their max-effort set of Leg Extensions, women […] Read more »

Beginners Muscle Building Workout

Muscle Building Workout

Workout by James Cooper, Personal Trainer, Have you ever heard the expression ‘Walk before you can run”? The world of resistance training follows the exact same principles. If you are new to resistance training it is important that you develop a solid foundation that can be built upon as you progress. The first time […] Read more »

Gordon Hunter’s Quadzilla Leg Workout

Gordon Hunter Leg Press

Workout by Gordon Hunter, Personal Trainer, Burn It Bootcamp Your legs are the foundation of your body, so its important to train your legs properly. This Giant Set will give your legs a great workout; try incorporating it into your routine once or twice per week! Please remember to warm up properly before attempting the […] Read more »

How To Improve The Bench

Improve Your Bench

Article by Andy Tsang, Personal Trainer, The Varsity Gym “Do you go to they gym?” “Yeah, I do been training for a while now” “Is that right, how much do you bench” These are the typical meathead male conversations that you will see when two douchebags from the gym world get together. Even though I […] Read more »

Six Week Beginner 5K Programme

If you are trying to shift a few pounds, having a goal like completing a 5K can help keep you on track. Why not run one for charity, and raise money for a worthy cause in the process?! To find a 5K happening near you check out The Running Diary! To help get you started […] Read more »

Menacing Abs Workout

Core Strength Work Out

Menacing Abs from John Laurie, Personal Trainer, Burn It Bootcamp Add this torturous abs routine into your workout once or twice per week. Remember though that abs are made in the kitchen, so you may want to also check out some of our nutrition articles. Work your way through each exercise with no rest between […] Read more »