Here’s how to start working out again after a break

Here’s a little secret of mine about being a personal trainer: Despite fitness being at the centre of my world, I’m a fairly unimpressive physical specimen. I’m not particularly strong, not exceptionally fast, not genetically gifted in any way. In fact, I’m not even that hard of a worker in the gym. One thing I … Read more

There May Be an Optimal Time of Day For Exercise, But It’s Not The Same For Everybody

Exercise is good for you no matter the time of day, but a new randomized control trial has found breaking a sweat in the morning and the evening might target different parts of the body and mind.   Over the course of 12 weeks, 27 healthy and active women and 20 healthy and active men … Read more

How to get the most out of your workouts if you don’t have a trainer

Rather than waste your time and energy on useless exercises and training fads, learn how to structure your own workouts for maximum efficiency.Cameron Prins/iStockPhoto / Getty Images A big part of being a personal trainer is making decisions – which exercises, how many sets, how many reps and in what particular order – so my … Read more