Why you should exercise your way through Perimenopause/Menopause
As a personal trainer, I have worked with many women going through perimenopause and menopause. These stages can be challenging, but women can still achieve their health and fitness goals with the right guidance and support. Here are some of my tips for managing symptoms and staying healthy during perimenopause and menopause. First, let me […]
How much weight should I lift when strength training?
A common question is how much weight a person should lift when strength training. It’s an important question; the answer depends on a few things. Start with lighter weights. First, if you’re new to strength training, start with lighter weights. This is especially important if you haven’t been active or are recovering from an injury. […]
The Importance of Rest: Why You Need to Take Rest Days
Whether you’re a professional athlete or just starting your fitness journey, regular rest days are crucial for physical and mental well-being. As a competitive bikini bodybuilder in the off-season, I know firsthand the importance of rest days for achieving fitness goals. In this article, I’ll explain why rest is important, how often you should rest, […]
How to Improve Your Posture: Our Top Tips
We have had this question often, so here are our top tips on improving posture. Good posture not only makes you look confident and attractive, but it also helps to prevent pain and injury in the long term. However, many people struggle with maintaining good posture, especially with the prevalence of sedentary lifestyles and desk […]
Should You Stretch Before Workouts?
We are back with another common question clients ask: Should you stretch before workouts? Stretching is often touted as an essential part of any exercise routine. Whether lifting weights or running, stretching before a workout is commonly believed to prevent injury and improve performance. However, recent research has shown that traditional static stretching may not […]
What time of day is best to workout?
A common question I receive from clients is whether there is an optimal time of day to work out. While individual circumstances and preferences play a role, there is evidence to suggest that the time of day and food intake can affect performance during exercise. Morning Workouts: Some people find that working out in the […]
How Often Should I exercise?
As a personal trainer at Gym 64, I often get asked the question, “How often should I exercise?” It’s an important question, and the answer is not as simple as one might think. The frequency of exercise depends on various factors, such as your fitness goals, fitness level, age, and overall health. In this blog, […]