Leptin is one of the most influential hormones when it comes to your body’s ability to control weight and burn fat. If you haven’t heard of the“fat burning” hormone then FFA is here to shed some light on the implications that this lesser known hormone has.
Despite what you may have been lead to believe, you do NOT need a gym membership or expensive equipment to build the muscle definition that you’ve always wanted. Find out how calisthenics is leading the way in body-weight training.
Whether you like it or not, whether you celebrate or hide away from birthdays, you’ll have to face the facts of life – we inevitably grow older. With just a few changes listed in our top tips, you can be as strong and healthy – if not even fitter than you’ve ever been.
Over half way through 2018 and it is already clear which trends in fitness and training may be on their way out. Fit For Anything takes a look at the top 5 declining schools of thought to keep you one step ahead.
Fit For Anything has a broad client base - from those who are new to exercise to those with more advanced training needs. Clients visit Roel Jansen for many reasons: strength, fitness, endurance and body shaping. Client Caroline Isaacs fills us in on her experience with Fit For Anything.
Upper body and grip strength will be essential to conquering any OCR course, but these are often many competitors’ weakest points. So what are my top tips for building race strength, power and technique?
Whilst the right training is essential to achieve that 6-pack, the saying that abs are made in the kitchen could not be truer. Find out how you can optimise your diet to ensure that you reach your goals.
Clients come to FFA with a variety of goals from individual fitness goals, weight loss and toning through to training for a specific event. However, many clients also come with unique aesthetic goals – and most of those are centered on defined abs. By training smart and staying focused, here are my top 3 tips for the ultimate 6-pack.
Being outdoors offers a wealth of health and wellbeing benefits. Being outside and being active amplifies the possibility for meeting health and fitness goals and really does offer the enjoyment factor. These outdoor activities offer a great way to spend your leisure time actively.
Summer is fast approaching and now is the perfect time to work off the last of that Easter chocolate and start getting your summer body ready. Roel Jansen from Fit For Anything shares how he gets his clients ready for summer:
It's been just over a week since I took on the test required in order to try to qualify for the 2018 World Championships O.C.R (Obstacle Course Race). In order to qualify I had to complete two laps of The Winter Nuts Challenge fast enough, and without faults. It was not the easiest of tasks.
Nordic walking is a full-body exercise that's easy on the joints and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. FFA takes a look at the Nordic walking technique, the health benefits and how you get started.
The heart is amazing! Your heart does more work than any other muscle. And the race isn't even close. Your heart works continuously over your entire life time without ever stopping to keep blood circulating. How then does exercise affect the heart?
This set of exercises are convenient and great when you don’t have much time to exercise. Get in tune with your body and do these 10 bodyweight exercises which can assist in reaching your training goals. It doesn’t have to be complicated but you will need to be dedicated and exercise regularly as consistency will shape your body and increase your metabolic rate.
Life could be described as being something of a rollercoaster. There are ups and there are downs. This is to be expected. The same is true of your fitness journey and so if you want to succeed long term you need to learn to overcome disappointment when it occurs and forge on. These top tips will help with that.
January sees an influx of people hitting the gym or pounding the pavement to improve cardiovascular health, build muscle and tone up. This article examines why maintaining those good intentions should last well beyond February, when most of those resolutions can fall by the wayside.
Did you know that I offer personal training session gift vouchers? These make a perfect gift for someone else who is looking to boost their health, fitness, and wellbeing, or could be a great gift to give to yourself (or put on Santa's list).
SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely - all of which are important in reaching your fitness objectives. SMART goals can help keep you on track and remind you of your priorities.