A wee workout to share with your clients to kick start their workouts this year. You can use it for homework or in a session or class with them. You can change the exercises to suit you or your equipment just use the accumulator concept. Based on the hangover of the 12 days of Christmas/ton […]
A great little recipe from the festive season from our lovely Krisztina. Carry that Christmas taste with you to work this week and back yourself these lovely cookies.
2 cups of flour of choice
1.5 tsp cinnamon
1.5 tsp ginger
1.5 tsp nutmeg
0.5 tsp salt
1.5 tsp baking soda
1 large egg
1.5 cups sugar or granulated sweetener of choice ( not […]
Article by Greg Sellar B.Sc (Hon’s)
In fitness, we talk about having mobility – being able to move our joints and body through different ranges of motion to suit everyday activity. If you concentrate too much on one aspect of fitness, like developing strength or endurance, typically you’ll limit the mobility you have around a joint, meaning […]
Book Review by Jane Basely
“I want to lose some weight.” “I want to get fitter.” “I can’t fit in my lovely (dress, trousers, suit) anymore that I want to wear to a party.” “I want to be able to run around with my children, (grandchildren) and I can’t.”
As fitness professionals I am sure you have […]
Article by Matt Hirst
We are now in November or Movember a time when people around the world grow a moustache for raising awareness of prostate cancer and depression in men.
I want to look at depression which effects all men, women, boys and girls. What is depression?
The mental health charity mentalhealth.co.uk state;
Depression is a common mental […]
Qualifying and stepping into the world of business is an exciting time for you as a Personal Trainer. You might be the most enthusiastic and motivated PT around, knowing every inch of the gym environment but it’s also important to take stock of some key business skills. This will enable you to market your business […]
Article by Dr Paul Batman P.hD
The new discipline of “sedentary physiology” or “inactivity physiology” is emerging as more information becomes available on the problems associated with sitting, inactivity and sedentary lifestyles.
Sedentary Behaviour is a Significant Health Hazard. Unique responses caused by prolonged sedentary behaviour that are the result of a lack of continual skeletal muscle contractile […]
Hydro-actif merges with Drummond Education to Better Serve the Water Fitness Market
Steph Toogood of Hydro-actif and Gill Cummings-Bell of Drummond Education are pleased to announce the exciting merger of these two health and fitness training brands, effective from the 1stSeptember 2019. The Hydro-actif brand will remain the powerful brand it is within the water world […]
By failing to prepare, we are preparing to fail.” This is especially true when it comes to food and meal planning. One of the biggest problems for busy people is to find the time to plan, shop, cook and then eat well. If you don’t give thought and planning to what you are going to […]
Resting metabolic rate is the energy your body uses to perform the most basic functions, at rest, for a 24-hour period. This can also be termed the resting energy expenditure. Total metabolic output is the total energy expenditure you use throughout the day which includes your resting energy expenditure and then energy expended doing all […]