Can you Isolate fat loss? Should you stretch before or after a workout? What is the best rep range for muscle growth? Here are 5 of the most common fitness related questions I get asked as a personal trainer ANSWERED!
If the winter months have taken their toll on your motivation and physique, fear not. Spring is here and we've got the perfect 6-week fat burning workout plan to put a little spring back in your step!
The results of HIIT (high intensity interval training) is a revved up metabolism, more lean muscle and more fat burned in the 24 - 48 hours following exercise.
From Crossfit to 7 minutes workouts. There seems to be an endless array of new ways to get fit - from the truly fantastic to utterly ridiculous. Ebylife takes a quick look at what's hot and what's not in 2016.
The first thing to acknowledge about losing weight is that it's no easy task. It takes time, determination and consistency. Unfortunately there are no magic tricks to transform you into Beyonce or David Beckham over night. Forget the lose 21 pounds in 21 day or the build a six-pack in a week crap! Don't buy into the hype. If you do, it'll only chomp into your motivation when you don't get the results you expect.
There's been a massive amount of hype recently over the fat burning and health benefits of HIIT training, and rightly so. It's been proven that just 4-6 30 second sprints is the equivalent to some 40 minutes of steady cardio at 60-70% of your max heart rate. Not only do you burn a similar amount of calories in half the time. HIIT promotes what's called “the afterburn effect” which causes the metabolism to remain elevated for hours and in some cases even days after you finish working out.