No Pain, No Champagne
High Intensity training is the bomb!
So we are in the heart of Surrey, the land of opportunity, and of course, champagne!
Celebrations and commiserations seem to be happening every day and the temptation to turn to treats or alcohol can be at the forefront of your mind. It’s at this stage that you need to say STOP.
The Power of Protein
Intense training means High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and other high intensity work such as metabolic conditioning circuits (Met Con) and Tabata training. This effectively entails 10-30 seconds of intense work with short, moderate cool down for longer periods, usually between 40 seconds to a minute.
10 Tips to a LEANER you
If you had asked for the image that sprung to mind alongside the word “protein” 20 years ago. Spit and sawdust gyms, muscle heads and Arnold Schwarzenegger were the images that jumped out. Nowadays, every day mums and dads, weekend warriors and avid gym goers understand the power of protein in the diet.
1. Get a good understanding of energy needs and EDUCATE yourself on macronutrients.
2. Don’t miss breakfast. Breakfast = Breaking the Fast. Your body hasn’t had nutrients since the night before, kick start your day and metabolism with a nutritious meal within an hour of waking.