Samara Donald is: The Gym Coach

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Monthly Archives: January, 2011

Fat Blast Running

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ve heard me write about interval running (and more generally, HIIT: high intensity interval training) before. Interval training, where you frequently change … Continue reading

January 30, 2011 · 4 Comments

Basics for Beginners

Generally I find that readers of my blog have some familiarity with the gym, have had a trainer in the past or even are themselves trainers. However now and then … Continue reading

January 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Neck in a pinch? Try standing abs

Ab exercises are often done in ‘supine’ position (lying on your back), and require you to lift your chest toward your lower body. For super strong fitness gurus, this is … Continue reading

January 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

New music…

The cold air tells me it’s just about time for some new motivation!! Music always gets me going at least, I can be sitting at home dreading getting up the … Continue reading

January 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

Running outdoors? Use “AAA”

I love outdoor running – it’s not only great for the body but for the mind as well. A great way to see a new city or your own neighborhood, … Continue reading

January 9, 2011 · Leave a comment