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Running for Weight Loss

Running is an excellent activity to assist weight loss and improve cardiovascular fitness. Herewith a few tips to help you on your way to a new you: The Key to ensure results Consistency is vital, commit to scheduled runs and you will see a gradual decrease in your waist-line. Line up your workouts with a running partner like a friend or colleague to prevent boredom and to maintain motivation. It is more difficult to cancel a session when you have a regular commitment. Also, set aside ... Read more

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)

by Bianca Holdstock - Sport Scientist at FIT4U What’s this HIIT all about: HIIT is training at a high intensity interval (+80% max heart rate) followed by a low intensity interval. An example would be 30 seconds of sprinting followed by a 1 minute walk. These intervals are repeated based on your training goal and fitness level. A light warm up and cool-down is a must as to avoid the risk injury and delayed onset of muscle stiffness that is associated with high ... Read more
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