Personal training – your perfect partner

Personal training – your perfect partner

Personal training is great if you want one-on-one help achieving your physical goals. Trainers are great motivators for helping you complete any exercise. They may even yell at you to GIVE IT YOUR ALL!!!!! They’ll likely count your reps too. What is it you want...
Movement or exercise: which is better?

Movement or exercise: which is better?

Movement is something we, as humans, can’t do without. Whether you’re the kind of person who opts for a walk over a HIIT class, or prefers a weights session over an outdoor cycle, movement is a given. I’ve made my home in gyms since I was twenty-one and...
Pilates revamped

Pilates revamped

Pilates Meets Tom Ford Pilates is, to the exercise industry, what Tom Ford was to Gucci! A much-needed revamping of ideas (around focused movement, in this case). Disciples of Pilates can’t help but sound enthusiastic about it. Whether because it “fixed” their backs,...
How to get strong

How to get strong

How to get strong? The answer to this question lies in resistance training. Not only will resistance (also called strength) training help you build a toned body with good shape, but it will help you develop power in the muscles (which, in turn, will increase your...
What is cardio and should I do it?

What is cardio and should I do it?

What is cardio? Answering technically, it is any physical exercise that uses oxygen to meet the energy demands of a workout. In my experience though, people ask this question when trying to understand whether or not this mode of training will help them successfully...
Core muscles: how to build them

Core muscles: how to build them

Core muscles! I want core muscles! In my practice I repeatedly hear clients tell me this is what they’re after. While most people understand why they’d want to improve this area, there appears to be huge confusion around exactly how to do this so a little about...