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Jenna Douros’ HIIT workout sampler

  Designed to get your heart rate high and burn max calories this HIIT circuit by Jenna Douros will also help you improve your muscle endurance and cardiovascular fitness.           It requires only your body weight, so you can perform the workout literally anywhere. Complete all exercises back-to-back, as quickly as possible, with only transition time as rest. At the end of the round, rest for 30 to 90 seconds. Complete 2 to 5 rounds. Kick-sits x 20             Start in…

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Strengthening shoulder workout

For all the girls carrying the world on their shoulders, Karey Northington provides an epic upper body circuit designed to build strength and create some serious shape.   The why   This workout is a fantastically efficient time saver that hits the deltoid from multiple angles, creating beautifully sculpted shoulders. Using dumbbells, the body bar and the plate help vary the muscles used and make the workout convenient to do almost anywhere. With today’s busy schedules, it’s crucial to have at-home options that save a trip to the gym. The…

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3-Minute Easy Workout Routine for Neck and Shoulder Pain Relief

Have you ever caught yourself slouching at work? You realize, seemingly out of nowhere, that you could lift your upper body about four inches just by straightening your back and think, “hmm, is that why my neck is so sore?” Tight muscles are a fact of life; we try to massage a knot out of our shoulder while we watch TV after a long day at work, but the pain just doesn’t go away. The pain affects your life from day to night Most of us have desk jobs that…

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The 24 Hour Workout and Why You Should Adopt It

When your mind is clear, you look and feel better. Over the past couple years, I have been experimenting with a routine to improve my cognitive capability and overall life satisfaction. I call this routine The 24 Hour Workout. Imagine if you could see the connection between how you Think – Look – Feel. Would you see a gap? If so, let me share with you a way to fill this gap — The 24 Hour Workout. Here is what you can expect to find if you read on. What is The…

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Spiced post workout shake

  Get your protein fix post workout with these delicious spiced shake by personal trainer Tegan Haining.   Ingredients ½ cup roasted sweet potato  ¼ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp cardamom ¼ tsp ginger ½ cup ice 1 cup almond or coconut milk 1 tbsp maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract  1 scoop BSC Naturals Vegan Protein Method Blend well to combine, drink immediately.   NUTRITION (per serve) Protein: 48.2g // Fat: 10.7g //Carbs: 39.9g // Calories: 448.05     {nomultithumb}   Diet & Nutrition

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AMRAP high-energy body-weighted workout

WH&F cover model and personal trainer Grace Shelmerdine takes you through a high-energy, body-weighted circuit designed to burn maximum calories quicker than you can say pass me the sweat towel.       What? AMRAP stands for ‘As Many Rounds As Possible’, and the reason I love this type of circuit is because it’s so motivating! Instead of having to complete a certain number of exercise sets, AMRAPs are a race against the clock to complete as many rounds of the circuit as possible in the time allocated. This means…

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Fat burning full body workout

  Burn fat, build muscle and lean lean lean with this efficient 30-minute full body workout courtesy of trainer, Amber Bloom.    This full body workout takes just 30 minutes to complete and requires minimal equipment – so it can really be done absolutely anywhere! This training session will target your upper body, lower body and abs, while still incorporating some cardio to keep the heart rate high. Each set has three exercises to be performed one after the other, followed by one minute of cardio (one round). Repeat each set…

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See How Your Brain Can Ruin Any of Your Workout or Healthy Eating Plans.

Exercising. You look great when you do it, you feel amazing when you get through a routine, but sometimes you just can’t muster the motivation to get moving. It’s so easy to tell yourself that you can skip a day, and pick up where you left off on the following day. But you tell yourself that the next day. And the next day. You see where this is going. After a few days of pushing it off, you’ll just abandon the work-out routine altogether. Dieting can be just as tricky….

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At-home full body shred workout

Heading to the gym during the cold and dark winter mornings is about as enticing as a dentist appointment. To help keep the winter blues at bay and maintain your shape, try this sweat sesh courtesy of 360 Health personal trainer and physiotherapist Alexandra Kierdorf-Robinson (@swedishalex) – all from the comfort of your own home.     Photography: Athletic Agencies, Miles Muecke.   This workout will not only result in a surge of endorphins with its high-intensity efforts, but will also save you some serious coin, requiring only a chair to…

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Beginners Guide To HIIT: How To Choose The Best Moves For Your HIIT Workout

If you want to burn calories and fat, you may benefit from a HIIT routine. HIIT, or high intensity interval training, is one of the most popular form of exercise in the fitness world right now, and it appears that it is a more effective way to burn calories than simply cardio. However if you want to build your own HIIT routine it is important to understand the concept behind HIIT, as well as how it can benefit you personally. This is the first step to creating your HIIT routine….

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