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Why you should lift weights

Why you should lift weights

I was in the ‘free weights’ zone of a gym a couple of weeks ago and experienced a very rare occurrence: More women than men were training with free weights. Now, this is a big change. Although the change seems to be arising predominantly in the young. The message still needs to be spread broadly.After all, I still regularly get told: “I don’t want to get too big” once a female client starts lifting weights. It’s a concern that actually spans gender and age.Resistance training, in fact, is less about getting big or developing significant musculature. Rather, like cardiovascular training, it...

The best exercise for fat loss

The best exercise for fat loss

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] People are always looking for the best exercise and the best diet for them to lose fat. Different articles will each tell you that their form of training is the best. Here, we explore the ‘fat burning zone’, ‘HIIT’ training, and resistance training to highlight which one is the best for you. [vc_empty_space height="4px"]‘Fat-burning zone’This is an intensity that you could comfortably maintain for an hour upwards. Think: somewhere between a fast walk and a slow jog. An intensity which would allow you to hold a conversation albeit with a slight shortness of breath.Benefits: The main fuel source being broken down...

Online personal training

Benefits of online personal training

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The importance of making workouts fun during the Coronavirus pandemic

The importance of making workouts fun during the Coronavirus pandemic

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]During this lockdown period, life may be in danger of getting a little monotonous. The same living and working environment and limited time for free movement. The excitement of watching a boxset may be subsiding a touch and the initial novelty factor of a disrupted life has passed.Maybe I’ve painted too drab a picture to start with. Possibly not. However, all personal trainers are regaling the need for exercise and to complete workouts during this phase. Rightly so. It’ll have a positive impact on your physical and mental health. It can add structure to your day and ensure that your...

Basic guide to resistance training

Basic guide to resistance training

The composition of repetitions, sets, resistance and exercises are created to provide a volume of work that a muscle must undertake. Now, importantly this composition can be manipulated for different desired outcomes. This outcome may be strength, size, muscular endurance. It’s unlikely that any of these come as a sole outcome but a training programme should focus on a particular end result. By that I mean, if you work on developing strength, you’re likely to gain both muscular size and muscular endurance. The same applies for the other outcome goals.So, how can you adapt your training sessions depending on the...

How to create sustainable habits

How to create sustainable habits

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]January is inevitably the time of year where you seek to make new habits that will change the way you look or feel. It could be plans to eat healthier or a particular style of diet. It could be a new exercise regimen, getting more sleep, enjoying greater social interactions, using technology less, travelling more, stressing less, learning a new language or instrument.The majority of these best-laid plans often fail. That is the reality. However, far from being defeatist about that prospect, here I will discuss the best ways to put these into sustainable action, for the long-term.I’ve used some...

Muscles sore after a workout

Why are my muscles sore after a workout?

Following a training session, it can be sometimes painful to complete basic tasks such as lifting, twisting or even walking. You regret your exertions the day before and, if trained by us at Dynamic Fitness Training, will probably curse the name of your trainer!Welcome to the phenomenon that is: DOMS! DOMS or delayed onset of muscle soreness to give it its full name, is muscular pain which develops around 24-48 hours following a training session. Its delay can sometimes come as a surprise. At the completion of a workout you can be feeling great – endorphins flying around – ready...