Combining Cardio and Strength Training

There’s a really interesting article in The New York Times today, about two studies exploring whether muscles react better to strength training and cardio if they are combined in one workout, or take place on separate days. Combine short workoutsand save time! You can read the article here. It seems from the results of muscles biopsies taken […]

Top Trainer Tips

One of the many things I love about being a trainer is the friends I have made in the fitness industry, whether they are trainers, yogis, group fitness instructors, dancers or nutritionists. It means I’m never short of a partner for a run, a new fitness idea, or motivation and advice. This got me thinking […]

The Backbone of a Strong Body

If you’ve ever worked with me, you know I find the fitness term ‘core’ to be a little irritating. It’s such a loose term – does ‘core’ refer to the abdominals? The abdominals and back muscles? The glutes as well? Is ‘core fitness’ about strength or flexibility? I agree it’s very important to work on […]