A recent study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine reviewed more than 1,000 research trials examining the effects of physical activity on depression, anxiety and psychological distress. It showed exercise is an effective way to treat mental health issues – and can be around 1.5 times more effective than either medication or cognitiveContinue reading “Study shows exercise is even more effective than counselling or medication for depression”
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Participants Want To Be Liked By Their Trainer!
Most of us want to be liked. This has implication for Trainers and Coaches. The Trainer should not be as concerned about whether the participant likes them! Instead trainers should show interest in the participants through most of the usual approaches like; listening, encouraging, acknowledging and also paying attention to special requirements (injuries), events (marathon,Continue reading “Participants Want To Be Liked By Their Trainer!”
(Group size: pairs) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcL6WlcyBcI Client pairs face each other in squat position, with a cone in between. PT calls out where to put hands eg knees, shoulders, head, hips. When PT says ‘cone’, first person to grab the cone 🏆
The Wonders Of Winter Workouts ❄️
Cold weather workouts may help improve endurance🏃🏽♀️, help burn more fat 🔥, plus help get you more exposure to sunlight helping to ward of seasonal affective disorder 🌞. For more benefits full article available here 👉🏼 https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/the-wonders-of-winter-workouts
Why Choose To Use A Personal Trainer?
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Feeling The Cold Yet? Winter Blues Coming?
Winter bugs, viruses – exercise boots your immune system Feeling the cold – invigorating workouts keep you warm for hours and strengthens your heart Winter blues – exercise boosts your happy chemicals, naturally Eating more, exercising less? – winter workouts burn more calories Benefits of Training in Cold Weather – full article🤼🏃🏾👏🏼🎄 https://www.aston.ac.uk/sport/news/tips/fitness-exercise/benefits-training-cold-weather
Arm Wrestle Tap
(Group size: even) https://youtu.be/1QrL_LfjN5Y Participants partner up based on similar size/strength. Partners hold hands (like a handshake). With 30 seconds on the clock, each player will wrestle, trying to get the grasped hands to touch their opponent’s thigh. One touch= one point🤝🤼
Don’t Go To The Gym
Don’t go to the gym … on your own. You might think only speaking to the receptionist and giving yourself time and space is good for you, however this is not a long term behaviour which is easy to sustain and misses out on many of the benefits of working out with others. Working outContinue reading “Don’t Go To The Gym”
Hills & Hollows
(Group size: 2+) https://youtu.be/nYllnRnRuh8 2 teams (one ‘Hills’ and one ‘Hollows’), facing each other, 20m apart. Line of cones in middle, half of them as ‘Hills’ and half as ‘Hollows’. On GO (either one at a time or all together) shuttle runs to turn over the cones. Count cones after 60s. Losers get a forefit🏃⚖️
Raise your hands if you Do Not want to be unhealthy
Raise your hands if you Do Not want to be unhealthy… put them down, raise your hands, put them down, go a little faster… add a jump… keep going… “There is no situation, no age, no condition, where exercise is not a good thing”Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty