Types of Training

1: Interval training is one of the best ways to increase both calorie burning and your metabolism.

2: Interval training is interspersing moderately intense workouts with intense bursts of activity. 

3: Exercise equipment has been designed for all different body types, so adjust machines to suit your body size.

4: Continuous training. Minimum of 20 minutes with no rest periods.

5: Continuous training. Train at 60% of your maximum heart rate, increase to 70-80% as fitness improves. 

6: Fartlek training. Swedish term for “Speed play”, this is a casual, unstructured form of continuous training. 

7: Interval training. Combines short, high intensity bursts of speed, with slow recovery periods. 

8: Circuit training. 6-10 exercises of 20 to 30 seconds each with a 30 second rest period between each exercise.

9: Circuit training. 3 to 5 sets with a 3 minute recovery between each set.

10: Overload. Fitness can only be improved by training more than you normally do. You must work hard. 

11: Progression. Start slowly and gradually increase the amount of exercise and keep overloading. 

12: Specificity. Training must meet the needs of the sport to improve fitness in the body parts the sport uses. 

13: Rest and recovery. Rest periods which allow the body to adapt. Overtraining can lead to injury.