Quick at home cardio

After a long day and commuting I do not need performing cardio to be long or laborious… so, having taken a bit of inspo from Mr. Ben West (@benwestfit, see photo!) I just smashed out a quick “8 minute and 8 second” mini session in the kitchen. Best of all, no equipment was needed at…

Winter Cardio

For a the fair weather ‘athlete’ like myself, this time of year when it’s cold and wet, pre-snow (I love the snow!! Fingers crossed for it!) Getting out and doing serious cardio becomes an arduous task. So, take to your stairs! Personally I have three flights of stairs in my house, lucky me… Simply sprint…

Day 4 – Rest day!

Currently, my training plan works in a four day loop. Chest and Back / Legs / Shoulders / Rest – I do this as it means I get to train muscle groups more frequently and post the fourth day I generally feel like I can hit each area again! Plus, around the fourth I feel…

Cardio Guru App Testing

This App is truly another level! Having your Heart rate (HR) constantly monitored and knowing it will be recorded AND e-mailed to you/your personal trainer post workout pushes you so much harder than just doing a cardio session… I really do miss my Mio wrist strap only HR monitor… Chest straps are a nightmare!  …

Rest day ’15

So today I’m forcing myself to have a day off, to put my feet up and relax. You need rest to grow after all! However, that doesn’t mean I’ll do nothing… Rest days for me include a nice long good paced walk with the dogs and some stretching. Every day can be active, you just…

TomTom Runner Cardio

This little beauty is an update from the previous offering from TomTom, the Runner. With an updated strap and built in heart rate monitor on the reverse of the face, their is no need for a sweaty, annoying cheat strap any more! It works for cycling as well as running and with a water resistance…

PHA training – how to get SHREDDED

Just a quick one – the CV I prefer to use which has enabled me to absolutely shred my body fat in just 3 weeks… PHA. I’ve posted about it before, but adding a new one as its currently massively relevant to my training, enabling to reach my current goals a lot easier than any…