Why shorter people can lift more. If there are any workout buddies out there that include one short person and one tall person, you may find that the short person will find squatting the same weight a lot easier than the longer limbed counterpart. There is a reason for...Read more
Christmas Calorie Counting We all like to indulge over the Christmas holidays, and for those of us trying to get fit or stay fit, this time of year is full of temptations that tinder our progress. Here’s a little insight into how many calories are in each part of...Read more
In the gym there are often many different ways to do the exact same movement just using different pieces of equipment. Resistance machines work in a fixed movement plane, so for beginners this is beneficial, as it means there is little risk of poor form and injury as a...Read more
Health, Fitness and Diet; the Common Questions Answered Muscle Soreness Everybody complains of aching muscles after a hard gym session, and we see many people wobbling down the stairs after a good leg session, but how much is too much and how much is enough? Muscle aches during or...Read more
Health, Fitness and Diet; the Common Questions Answered Early Morning Workouts and the Importance of Breakfast Many people come into the gym in the mornings without having breakfast then wonder why they don’t have energy. Let’s say your last meal in the evening was at 6pm and then you...Read more
Health, Fitness and Diet; the Common Questions Answered Tone! What actually is it? Wanting to look good and tone up is a very common goal for new and experienced gym-goers alike. But do you actually know what you mean by tone up? Tone literally refers to lean muscle. So if your...Read more
Health, Fitness and Diet; the Common Questions Answered As Personal Trainers here at Wensum Valley, we get asked many questions about health, fitness, training, weight loss, weight gain, diet, nutrition etc. the list goes on. Each of our trainers has their own area of expertise and favourite methods of...Read more
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