Does the science support HIIT?

High intensity training has been a hot media topic over the last couple of years, from magazine and newspaper articles to prime time television shows on the BBC. It seems that the idea of achieving as much benefit within less time is a solution that appeals to many people in a world where available workout time…

Heard of XCo’s? HIIT meets function!

If you have not come across the XCo trainer before then you can be excused for thinking that this is a little weird! Bear with me and give it a chance. XCo’s are a fantastic training tool created by a forward-thinking Dutch physiotherapist in the mid 1990’s. They were originally developed  for rehabilitation and restoring muscle…

Kettlebell swing progressions

The kettlebell is probably one of the most enduring fitness crazes in the last decade within the fitness industry. It is well-known for a variety of key exercises such the swing, clean, long cycle, snatch and the infamous Turkish get up. However, within each exercise type there is a vast range of tweaks and variables…