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The ‘fat-burning’ zone

One of the questions clients often ask me is whether they should be working in the ‘fat-burning’ zone in order to lose weight when using cardiovascular equipment such as exercise bikes, elliptical trainers and treadmills. The so-called ‘fat burning’ zone is typically defined as a moderate intensity, of between 55 and 70% of an individual’s maximum heart rate (note:  to …

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No Gym No Problem: Great Arm and Chest Exercises for the traveller

There are a number of very effective exercises to tone the arms, chest and back that  require little or no equipment. The resistance training exercises detailed below are ideal for those who: • Are on vacation and do not have access to gym equipment • Wish to exercise in the privacy of their own homes • Want to tone up …

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Top 5 Abs Exercises

For a flat, toned stomach, try these top 5 abdominal exercises. The best part – no equipment needed!  These abdominal exercises are ideal for you to try in the privacy of your own home, and are a great addition to a cardio workout performed on home exercise equipment such as exercise bikes, treadmills and elliptical trainers (cross trainers). These exercises will work all the muscles …

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