I have recently had the opportunity to review ‘The Ultimate HIIT Workout Book’, written by Steve Hoyles. Being a true HIIT-connoisseur, I was excited to try some of the workouts in this e-booklet. Who is Steve Hoyles? I know Steve from the UK Fitness Bloggers’ community on Facebook. Steve is not only an established fitness blogger himself, but also a personal trainer with over a decade’s worth of experience behind his back. (One thing we also share in common is that he is also a certified Kettlebell Trainer!) His philosophy is to use realistic, efficient approaches to fitness that help people achieve fantastic results without…

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Every now and then, I come across people on social media who vent their frustrations over not seeing the results they want from following a HIIT programme, whilst others are posting impressive ‘before and after’ photos to show how it has transformed their bodies. I for one can really relate to this, because based on the amount of training I put in week by week, I should have certainly transformed into a Victoria’s Secret model by now, which obviously, I am not (although I really can’t complain!) This made me think why some people aren’t seeing the gains they have…

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This workout is a great way to challenge yourself – the goal is to get better and beat your previous time in each new round you do, so you are competing against yourself and the clock. The purpose of this workout is to push yourself both mentally and physically and maximising every single minute of your workout – this is handy if you are short of time but want to get the most out of the time you have. A fantastic fat-torcher. Rules of play Remember to warm up before you start this workout – I have included an kettlebell specific…

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The beauty of this no-fuss workout is that it requires minimal or no equipment therefore you can do it anywhere you like – in the gym, at home, in your hotel room, in the park, on holiday… It is a great half an hour full-body workout to get your heart pumping and to get your energy levels up, so a great all-rounder. Each station takes between 7-8 minutes to complete and comprises of exercises that work a different area of your body. You are guaranteed to burn the calories equivalent of a main meal! Equipment needed The only pieces of equipment you need…

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The 1,000 Rep Challenge is one of my go-to workouts to track my progress and to measure my levels of fitness. I do this workout once a month in my gym, using the same weights to see if I can get any closer to reaching 1,000 reps in total, or at least attempt to beat my previous number of reps. Quite frankly, I have never met anyone who got a 1,000 reps in the end, but I usually manage over 900 reps which gives me hope that one day I can get there! What is the 1,000 Rep Challenge The circuit…

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