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Why do you need to start lifting heavy weights? A lot of people, especially women become wary of lifting heavy weights because they feel they will ‘bulk up’. Don’t worry, this is hard to do, especially for females as their testosterone levels are significantly lower than men’s, which means bulking is made even harder. Lifting heavy weights is going to help have a better body composition (less body fat), increase your metabolism, muscle definition (toned), bone density and your confidence. Look at 8-12 reps, 2-3 times. Once you can do this with good form, increase the weight! Don’t worry if you can’t hit 12 reps once you increase, that’s the point to help challenge and improve your body……It’s a gradual process! 🏋🏻‍♂️🏋🏻‍♂️🏋🏻‍♂️ #weight #weightloss #23fitness #surreypersonaltrainer #godalmingpersonaltrainer #personaltraining #personaltrainer #whatdoesntchallengeyouwontchangeyou #bodytransformation #reps #lifting

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In the years I have been working as a Personal Trainer, I have seen so many cases of people using the gym without having some sort of plan in front of them. This is very common in the industry and it is something that people should have in front of them. Reason being, you need to see what you completed last session so that you can see what you need to do to progress your training. Whether that is trying to push out an extra rep in a set or increasing the weight. Training is all about making progressions. If you find yourself in this position and need help, please get in touch. I can write up programs for people who want to start pushing their training in the right direction. If you have a race/event coming up, this is something that is imperative for you to have to make sure you a fully prepared. No matter what your goal is, the first thing you must do is plan. ‘Failing to plan, is planning to Fail’. #personaltrainer #23fitness #personaltraining #godalmingpersonaltrainer #progression #surreypersonaltrainer #whatdoesntchallengeyouwontchangeyou #weightloss #keepitsimple

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In the years I have been working as a Personal Trainer, I have seen so many cases of people using the gym without having some sort of plan in front of them. This is very common in the industry and it’s something that people should have in front of them. Reason being, you need to see what you completed last session so that you can see what you need to do to progress your training. Whether that is trying to push out an extra rep in a set or increasing the weight. Training is all about making progressions. If you find yourself in this position and need help, please get in touch. I can write up programs for people who want to start pushing their training in the right direction. If you have a race/event coming up, this is something that is imperative for you to have to make sure you a fully prepared. No matter what your goal is, the first thing you must do is plan. ‘Failing to plan, is planning to Fail’.

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A lot of people go on ‘diets’ to get results. They may get the results to start with, however this will probably only work short term. In the long term, weight gain could occur due to metabolic changes. In order to get out of this ‘diet’ phase, make lifestyle changes which you can maintain for the considerable future. One change to be considered could be watching portion sizes. Become disciplined in the amount you eat. If weight loss is your target, start by gradually reducing the amount you intake, especially if you are sedentary most of the day! 🍏🏋🏻‍♂️🍩 #fitness #nutrition #diets #weightloss #food #personaltrainer #personaltraining #godalmingpersonaltrainer #surreypersonaltrainer #23fitness

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Stuck in the same routine? Time to change

Over the years I have spoken to many people about their gym routines and it really isn’t a surprise to hear them say they have done the same workout for months, even years!

This is a common problem which needs addressing!

When you begin a workout, at first it may appear challenging, however after 5-6 weeks of the same routine, your body becomes a lot more efficient, meaning the amount of calories you burn will reduce.  This means, you will need to change the workout routine set.

Here’s my tips:

  • Change your program every 5-6 weeks – At this stage your body is starting to get used to the exercises your putting it through so you need to change the exercises being performed
  • Up your weights – To increase the challenge in your routine
  • Cut your rest period down – Lets face it….we can rest when at home
  • Speed up your runs by doing interval training or sprints

All of the above changes would make a big difference in terms of being able to reach your goals and also to prevent continuous boredom as a result of a repeating workout program.