Category: Weights

Telegraph feature: "Should women lift weights?"

 

Weights aren't just for powerlifters and strong men. Strength training keeps us structurally sound and underpins all other physical activities - whether you're in the gym, running around after your kids or sitting at a desk all week long. In...

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Strong is for everyone - feature in Absolutely Notting Hill magazine

 

Why more of us are heading straight to the weights Resistance training is a hot topic at the moment, particularly for women. Whilst most of us will probably agree that some form of resistance training is beneficial, perhaps even essential,...

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Interval Weight Training (IWT) – next level HIIT - W10 Personal Training Gym

Interval Weight Training (IWT) - next level HIIT

 

Interval Weight Training was developed by Pat O’Shea in 1969. Interval Weight Training (IWT) is an intense type of interval work utilising a combination of athletic lifts and free aerobic exercise. The cross training of athletic type lifting for full...

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Telegraph feature: How many reps should we do?

 

Confused about how much you should be lifting in the gym and how many times? Most of us would agree that resistance training is an integral part of any fitness programme. What might be more open to discussion however is...

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Building the foundations of strength

 

When it comes to strength training one of the most common mistakes people make is they skip the basics. They are all too keen to rush in to the more advanced exercises or advanced programs, without first taking the time...

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4 tips to a better squat

 

Now anyone that knows me, knows that I’m a huge fan of squats and I believe that developing a good squat should be the foundation of any good training program. So here are four top tips to help you improve...

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Why Do I Have to Lift Heavy Weights - W10 Personal Training Gym

Why Do I Have to Lift Heavy Weights? I Only Want to Tone and Not Bulk

 

Let’s get this straight from the start; women by nature are not set up to build muscle like men.  Men have 15-20 times more testosterone than women, and unless a woman is supplementing this with muscle building hormone (think Russian...

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