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…

Chest and Back 20/08/15

It has been a fair while since I wrote my current workouts on here… But here goes! Remember everyone’s goals are different, everyone’s abilities are different and the equipment we have access to will also differ. But this is mine… Chest and Back Warm up: 5 minutes speed skipping + Dynamic stretches (full body) 1  …

One for the ladies – Diet Tips

When looking to cut the body fat – being female you’re in a lucky position. Even when training you can live on a very low sugar diet and look toned as well as slim as you’ll be building slight mass but making it firm and cutting the covering body fat. Getting energy from dietary fat…

Low-Carb Fruit: Lists of the Best and Worst Choose Low-Sugar Fruit

Fruit is an area where some of the low-carb diets part company, as some depend more upon glycemic index or glycemic load (South Beach, Zone), while others just look at total carbs (Atkins, Protein Power). Also, some diets (Atkins, South Beach) don’t allow fruit at all in the first phase. In general, your best bet…

Chest up the pyramid and back down

Chest day today and I decided to mix it up with some pyramid training. Incline dumbbell press 1. 30kg x 12 2. 32kg x 10 3. 34kg x 8 4. 36kg x 6 5. 38kg x 4 6. 40kg x 2 (this is the heaviest dumbbell in my gym so is planned to max out…