Research Shows that regular physical activity offers numerous health benefits including, but not limited to -
Last week it was reported that Public Health England (PHE) published a report that being obese or overweight put people at greater risk of needing hospital admission, intensive care or even death from COVID-19.
There have been several studies that indicate that obese COVID-19 patients are more likely to receive mechanical ventilation and have a higher mortality rate.
World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended levels of physical activity for children aged 5 - 17 years should accumulate at least 60 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity daily. This is beneficial for both mental and physical health.
For children and young people, physical activity includes play, games, sports, transportation, chores, recreation, physical education, or planned exercise.
Physical activity can improve cognitive and mental health, but the underlying mechanisms have not been established.
Boxing fitness workouts we can do at home. Incorporating boxing techniques. Suitable for all levels.
Workout 1, we mainly focus on jab, cross, lead hook and how to move forward and back.. Combined with body weight exercises and HIIT.
Each workout we will gradually add in new techniques so you can build on your boxing skills
Video 2 we will build in rear hook and lead upper cut with lateral movement.
Jamie Miller- Personal Trainer
UK Fitness Personal Training
Fitness, Nutrition & Personal Training
One of the main reasons many people fail to lose weight or keep the weight off is that they don’t have any plans or systems in place for losing weight(or if they do, they are not very good). Very often the initial plans are vague- "I intend to eat better, I am going to exercise more or cut out junk food". But to get results we need to be more specific. and build day to day foundations and systems that can be incorporated into our lifestyles that can help you reach your goals and keep you there.
The most up to date review of evidence states that appropriate levels of physical activity contributes to the development of healthy musculoskeletal tissues, a healthy cardiovascular system, and neuromuscular awareness.
In addition to the physical benefits, there is growing evidence that physical activity is beneficial for the mental health of young people including-
Depression, anxiety and self-esteem and in this respect, one area that has been widely examined is the impact of physical activity on ‘the self’.
Trap Bar Deadlift Jumps are a great exercise to help improve strength and speed and are an explosive, dynamic version of Trap Bar Deadlifts.
This exercise can be used as a speed-strength exercise to improve force production and rate of force development. The jumping action allows the movement to be performed at faster velocities and with lighters loads.
With pro bodybuilding, steroid use, filtered and photoshopped photos in magazines, the mainstream and social media and what we see in movies it can perhaps a skew perception of how much muscle mass can be gained naturally.
It is still common for some females to shy away from weight training in fear of getting “too bulky” despite the benefits of weight training or guys to get disheartened with training because they are not getting the gains, they think they should be getting as they have this idea of gaining muscle is a quick process.
The reality is gaining muscle mass take time, patience, a good training plan and good nutrition. There are factors to take in with how much muscle mass a person can gain such differences in genetics, motivation, gender, diet, work ethic, age and steroids use.
Maintaining independence, quality of life, and health is crucial for elderly adults.
One of the major threats to living independently is the loss of muscle mass, strength, and function that progressively occurs with aging, known as sarcopenia. Several studies have identified protein (especially the essential amino acids) as a key nutrient for muscle health in elderly adults.