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29 February 2012

Reflexology at Home is Coming!

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24 February 2012

Why Have a Personal Trainer at Home?

So just what is the benefit of having a Personal Trainer conduct a Personal Training session in the comfort of you own home? Here are a few reasons why.

1. Convenience. With your life being so busy sometimes it is hard to find the time to actually get to the gym. With your personal trainer coming to you it makes life a lot easier.

2. No Travelling time. This is a little continuation of the first point. But I’m sure that you could use some extra time for yourself throughout the day. This creates some.

3. Not getting lost in the crowd. In a busy health club chain, it is easy to lose yourself in the busy crowded environment.

4. You get to choose the music. Yes that’s right, you now don’t have to put up with the loud head thumping taste of the Health Club chain. You can choose whatever you like at the volume you like.

5. No waiting for Equipment. There is no waiting for certain pieces of equipment to become free. It is your equipment to use when you want.

6. No distractions. The whole focus is on your training. There is nothing else to put you off from putting 100% into your workout.

7. Use more functional and bodyweight exercises. Instead of relying on shiny machines to do the work for you, the choice of exercises will require you to do more work, therefore getting more results in a real-life situation (more on this in a later article).

8. Maximise post exercise nutrition. Studies have shown that the sooner you eat following an exercise session, the quicker your recovery rate (providing it is the right food). Being at home will decrease the time before you can have that post-workout snack.

9. Increased variety in your workouts. Your personal trainer will have to be quite creative in order to keep progressing your exercise plan. This is the fun part of creating your programmes.

10. Train in a non-intimidating environment. A lot of the busy Health Club chains can be very intimidating for a lot of people. What better place to work out than the comfort of you own home.

For all enquiries about Personal Training in your home, please contact us. Or even better, why not book yourself in for a complimentary consultation to see how we could best help you.


6 February 2012

Top 10 Ways to Stick to your Exercise Programme

Well done! You have now started your exercise regime, but now comes the hard part, how do you stick to it? The initial buzz of exercising is now becoming the norm and you realise that it is hard work. So how do you keep going?
I have put together a couple of tips to help you along your way.

1. Look back at where you started. By looking back, you will actually see how far you have come.

2. Re-evaluate your goals. Always keep your end goals in sight and keep working towards these.

3. Establish New Goals. Your goals may change a little once you have started and you might want to achieve more. Great, go for it.

4. Reward yourself. When you have achieved a milestone, no matter how small, reward yourself. Nothing motivates like results.

5. Re-evaluate your plan. Constantly look at your plan. Evaluate it and look at ways that you could make it better.

6. Remind yourself why? Why you want to achieve your goals. Why you are doing all of this hard work. Trust me, it will be worth it.

7. Visualise yourself achieving your goals. Picture how it feels, what it means to you.

8. Tell others about your goals. By telling others, you are creating a community to help encourage you along the way.

9. Encourage others to join you. By creating a group of you moving towards a common goal, you can help each other by motivating and encouraging.

10. Plan an event at the completion of your goal. Depending on your goal, this may be a 5km run or a marathon, or a certain dress size. So go ahead and plan a party, or plan that marathon.

Hopefully these have helped you to get that extra bit of motivation to help you move closer towards your goals.

If you want help to get closer to those exercise goals, get in touch today. Once you have your goals in mind we can help you to put a plan of attack into action.