Workouts

  • Get fit with cardio combat

    Get fit with cardio combat

    3 July 2020

    Shadow boxing is a fun, fat-burning workout that really gets results – use it to torch calories, get fit and beat stress. If you get bored on the treadmill, the cross-trainer, the rower or doing normal aerobics classes then you…

  • Why short workouts can get you fit

    Why short workouts can get you fit

    1 June 2020

    You can get good results from a quick workout, especially if you don’t keep stopping and avoid distractions. Some people wrongly assume they have to spend an hour or two exercising most days in order to get in shape and…

  • Two best home workout moves

    Two best home workout moves

    31 May 2020

    Work your entire body at home with these two (yes, just two!) killer workout moves from personal trainer Jeff Kloepping. Lockdown fatigue has been affecting a large percentage of the nation. The mundane routine as well as a lack of…

  • 4 best ab exercises

    4 best ab exercises

    30 May 2020

    Tone and strengthen your abs and core with our pick of four of the best ab exercises. The Plank Try to hold the position for 30 to 60 seconds. Build up the duration if you need to. Lie on your…

  • Get stronger with a Pilates workout

    Get stronger with a Pilates workout

    15 May 2020

    Pilates has numerous benefits – it will strengthen your core, improve your posture and make you feel more mobile in general. It also tightens and tones your body as well as reducing the risk of back problems. Try this Pilates…

  • 6 flat belly moves for beginners

    6 flat belly moves for beginners

    10 May 2020

    Slim your belly with these moves for beginners to help you sculpt and tone your midsection prepared by personal trainer Anne-Marie Lategan. Reps and sets Aim for two to three sets of each exercise, performing around 12 to 15 repetitions…

  • Home cardio workout

    Home cardio workout

    10 May 2020

    Burn fat and enjoy a great cardio workout at home with these effective moves by personal trainer Anne-Marie Lategan. Twist jumps Photos by Eddie Macdonald   Stand with your feet hip-width apart and your arms at a right angle at…

  • 8 best stretches

    8 best stretches

    9 May 2020

    Stretching should be an essential part of every training plan. Stretch at the end of every workout to avoid tightness in the muscles and reduce injury risk. Hold each stretch for at least 30 seconds and do them all at…

  • Foam roller moves

    Foam roller moves

    7 May 2020

    Feeling tight after your workout? It’s time to get foam rolling. Foam rolling helps to reduce muscle pain and increase blood flow, using your body weight to apply pressure to any knots or tight spots. Known as ‘self-myofascial release’ and…

  • 6 moves for great legs

    6 moves for great legs

    7 May 2020

    Shape and tone your legs with these great moves you can do almost anywhere. Aim to perform two to three sets of 10 to 15 repetitions. The last few reps should be challenging. Reps and sets Beginners: 2 sets of…