Stairs: the best bang-for-buck exercise of all?

Stair running could be the most effective exercise you ever do, and with stairwells in most office buildings, also...

Intensity: the secret to training success

If you can do your exercises easily, your body is not forced to adapt and your training is largely...

Prime your metabolism to keep weight off as you age

Your metabolic rate slows as you age, making it harder to keep the kilos off. The good news is, you...

How to enhance your training (and fat burning) with caffeine

Are you feeling a little flat in the gym? Can’t strip off that extra bit of fat? Or want...

The Expert: How to breathe right during exercise

Fitness First’s National Training Manager, Michael Cunico, answers readers’ questions. Q. My trainer keeps correcting my breathing during exercise. Does...
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A day in the life of a fitness watch

Personal trainer Sami Hardy, our fitness wearables expert, shows how she gets more out of her fitness watch on a...

Is the Fat Burning Zone the only exercise I need?

Fitness First’s National Training Manager, Michael Cunico, answers readers’ questions. Q.My fitness tracker app lists exercises for the "fat burning zone."...

The 3 biggest weight loss mistakes you’re making

Fat loss expert and Fitness First personal trainer Allison Zeuschner explains where women trying to lose weight go wrong. 1. Too...

Shock your system to keep improving

Fitness First’s National Training Manager, Michael Cunico, answers readers’ questions. Q. I keep hearing that if you keep doing the...

Girls’ Muscle Myths Busted

It’s the biggest myth in fitness: that women will bulk up if they do weights. Personal trainer Leanne Tesoriero demolishes...