Personal Training

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Todays top tip for training – Switch up the plan

Are you bored of training? Stopped seeing results? Find your workouts too easy? These are good signs that you need to change what you are doing. It’s easy to get stuck in the trap so try to plan in your changes so you can look forward to them. A good way to challenge your body … Continue reading

Todays top tip for training – Increase The Weight

Do you find your training program is not giving you the results you expect or are you finding your progress slowing down? If you’ve mastered your form and you can comfortably lift a weight for the full amount of prescribed reps, it might be time for you to increase the weight you are using. It may … Continue reading

Todays top tip for training – Make sure you’ve got the correct form.

Today’s top tip for training – Make sure you’ve got the correct form. The image displayed shows some of the most common technique mistakes. Do you suffer from common concerns such as back ache, knee pain neck stiffness or shoulder pain after exercise? The most important part of any training is learning the correct technique for each … Continue reading

Learn how to dance in the rain

Learn how to dance in the rain


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Kettlebell High Intensity Workout

Try this high intensity kettlebell routine to get the legs burning and the heart pumping. Complete each exercise on each side of the body before moving on. Pick a heavy kettlebell that will challenge you. Let us know how you get on 🙂 http://www.balanceforlife.co.uk http://www.facebook.com/balanceforlifeLtd

Winter Woolies – Keep warm while you exercise

If you are going to be exercising outdoors this Winter, that can mean dealing with a lot of snow, ice, hail, rain, and sleet. Winter training has many challenges, but with the right kit, you’ll stay warm, dry, and comfortable – as long as you manage to get out of bed and make it to … Continue reading

10 Minute Workout

Try this effective 10 minute workout to keep you in shape at home when you are pushed for time. 3 days a week is ideal to keep those muscles from wasting and to burn some extra calories. All you need is a sturdy chair and a step.  Perform all exercises in the list with little … Continue reading

Benefits of Exercise in Pregnancy

I’ve been asked by many women recently if it is OK to exercise during pregnancy. My answer to this is not that it is OK but in most cases is absolutely beneficial and is one of the best ways to ensure that you can lose the bump after you give birth. Exercising as the baby … Continue reading

Feel motivated but not getting results?

How are you getting on with the quest for a fitter healthier new you? Many have fallen by the wayside and at balanceforlife we want to help. Even if you feel you have the motivation but always find a great excuse to defend your lack of success don’t be put off. Results of a study published in … Continue reading

Water Bottle Weights?

Many of our clients want a way to begin resistance training at home. They have the motivation but lack the equipment.  If you want to save money on expensive weights then use old water bottles as a way to incorporate weight training into your home workout.    A 500ml bottle filled with standard tap water … Continue reading