Alexa Towersey’s resistance training workout

Resistance training targets the full body with particular emphasis on the posterior chain and core for both strength and physique shape and allows you to work towards YOUR own objective by having targeted options with both your rep range and load.       It also provides exercises designed to challenge your grip, in addition to providing some of the progressions needed to achieve a pull-up. The HIIT component is representative of Jenna’s ALL IN program. It is designed to challenge your strength, power, coordination and overall fitness, with the…

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Fitness and training talk with M-Active ambassador Montana Farrah-Seaton

  We caught up with trainer, former pro basketball and M-Active ambassador Montana Farrah-Seaton to chat about all things fitness, training and activewear.  Can you tell us a bit about your career background and how you came about becoming an ambassador for M-Active? I was scouted by Chadwick Models management when I was 15 after doing the Dolly Model Search. Modelling was on the back foot due to my basketball and school commitments but it’s now something I would love to do full time. I did M-Active’s second campaign in…

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Use “Fitstar” and You Don’t Have To Spend Money On Personal Training Again

As you may know, hiring a personal trainer is expensive. And while gyms have their place, finding time to regularly visit one can be a problem for many people. The above factors lead many people to pursue home workouts. But often these programs aren’t properly matched to the individual’s personal goals and limits. They can also lead to people doing exercises incorrectly, or choosing exercises that are unsuitable for them. Is there a solution to these problems? You bet there is. Fitstar That Allows You to Workout Anywhere, Anytime Let…

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Steady State vs Interval Training: Are You Exercising Towards Your Goal?

No matter if you are a professional athlete, fitness enthusiast or just an occasional gym goer, you couldn’t have been spared the dilemma between the two most popular and effective types of training – steady state training and HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training). With a great number of available fitness advice that provide information favoring one or the other type of training, it seems like we are none the wiser when it comes to choosing between SST and HIIT. While steady state training involves steady, longer lasting cardio exercises that burn…

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Complete Bladder Training Guide For Urinary Incontinence

Back when I was pregnant, a good sneeze would drench my pants. My life revolved around frequent trips to bathrooms and any long journey had to be chartered out with the whereabouts of restrooms along the way. There was even a party where I resorted to wearing a diaper rather than embarrass myself with a leak. This fear of embarrassing leaks had me staying at home rather than going out and enjoying life with friends or family. I thought it would be fine after the delivery, but even afterwards, it took months…

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7 Ways To Engage Employees With Training

On-going employee training can be a natural aspect to overlook – especially when there are more pressing or urgent goals on the horizon. This goes both ways, for the employee and the employer. However, on-the-job or on-going training is a crucial part of growing your company by developing the skill set of your employees. Another reason to spend time training your employees is that it creates buy-in from them, especially when the training will provide direct benefits for their current and future work.  With so many great reasons why employee…

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HIIT training with Snap Fitness trainer Steve Irwin

  Work up a sweat with Snap Fitness’ trainer Steve Irwin as he takes you through a challenging workout that’ll get your heart rate pumping. Find more workout videos at Women’s Health and Fitness Magazine and follow us on Instagram @whandfmag for all your fitness motivation. Be sure to check out www.snapatw.com.au for more virtual workouts.   Read more … Women’s Health & Fitness Combined Feed

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Top 3 training tips by Alexa Towersey

  September cover model and celebrity trainer Alexa Towersey shares her top training methods to burn fat and tone.   1. Resistance Training:  Combine four compound exercises in one giant set:   8–10 x Barbell Back Squats »8–10 x Barbell Bent-Over Rows »8–10 x Deadlifts »6–8 x Pull-ups  »24 x Barbell Walking Lunges TIP: Rest for 2 minutes between rounds and complete 3 to 5 rounds 2. HIIT Training: I like 400m sprint repeats the best.  Start with 5 to 7 and increase each week. 60 to 90 seconds rest between. …

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High intensity interval training (HIIT) workout

  Incorporate high intensity interval training into your workouts to increase fat loss and maximise your results. Exercise scientist Johann Ruys shares his favourite HIIT workout.     3 x 1km runs with 2-minute rest in between each (work-to-rest ratio = 2:1) 2-minute rest   4 x 500m runs with 2-minute rest between each (work-to-rest ratio = 1:1) 2-minute rest   4 x 150m runs with 1-minute rest in between each (work-to-rest ratio = 1:2)   6 x 30m sprints with 10-second rest between each (finisher)   Join the movement on Instagram…

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