March 15

How Do You Choose a Personal Trainer? | Fit To Last

Hiring a personal trainer alone, will not necessar [...]

A personal trainer is especially valuable when you’re new to exercise and/or training at a gym. Walking into a weights or cardio room can be daunting when you’re not sure what to do. The guidance of a fitness professional will help to build your confidence in this environment, by showing you how to use the equipment as well as gym etiquette too. When you begin learning what to do at the gym, you’ll feel less self-conscious and you’ll begin to truly benefit from the time you spend there.


March 15

Exercise is the Key to a Healthier You | Fit To Last

As we age we need to focus on training smarter and [...]

As a Personal trainer Battersea who works with women over 50, I often hear that they are being told to slow down and not push harder – nothing could be further from the truth. As women age they are at greater risk off osteoporosis. A great way to help mitigate this risk is by completing resistance exercises that use more than one joint at a time (aka compound movements). In this example Bernadette is completing a fantastic deadlift with 2/3 of her own body weight.


March 15

Best Abdominal Workout For Women | Fit To Last

As we age we need to focus on training smarter and [...]

As a Personal trainer Battersea who works with women over 50, I often hear that they are being told to slow down and not push harder – nothing could be further from the truth.As women age they are at greater risk off osteoporosis. A great way to help mitigate this risk is by completing resistance exercises that use more than one joint at a time (aka compound movements). In this example Bernadette is completing a fantastic deadlift with 2/3 of her own body weight.


March 14

Are You a Seasonal Gym Dodger | Fit To Last

Sometimes when you want to get into the zone, the [...]


This is confirmed by psychologist and personal trainer Battersea Susan Rudnicki, who also suggests that when we see others wearing training gear we associate them as being more skilled in training.By getting into the gear, you’re training your mind to think more like an athlete. The more you think like an athlete, the more inspired and likely you are to train like one. 


 


March 14

5 Tips To Lift Your Confidence When Lifting Weights| Fit To Last

The benefits of working out with weights are huge, [...]

Many of our members have previously being working out on their own at personal trainer Battersea gyms. It’s common to hear that they find the gym-floor an intimidating environment. This is often because they’re unsure of what they’re doing. They find lifting weights particularly confusing. Also the thought of lifting weights incorrectly and becoming injured can be frightening.