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Training Tips & Advice From Bruna – Abu Dhabi Pre & Post Natal Personal Trainer

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Personal Trainer Q & A Contributor: Bruna

The UAE Personal Trainers website will help you find the best personal trainer in your local area. Whether you are looking for a coach for general fitness, pre and post natal training, female only fitness or even to learn Yoga. Only fully qualified personal trainers and fitness coaches are listed on the website.

Want to train at home? Many of the PT’s on the UAE Personal Trainers website will come to you for your training sessions at a time to suit you.

Question 1 – In your own words, can you sum up why you think actively taking an interest in nutrition and physical fitness can help people lead healthier lives.

 

The regular practice of physical exercises in a programmed way, gives the individual innumerable benefits of these benefits.

Here are some of the reasons why I think staying fit and healthy in Abu Dhabi can help you.

Improvement of self-esteem, reduction of the social isolation, stress relief, decrease depression, improvement of physical resistance, improvement of self-image, increased physical and mental well-being, improved lung function.

However, we can’t forget diet. The way you eat is very important.

Proper nutrition can prevent disease and make life healthier, nutrients are substances in foods that provide energy for the body to function, I always tell my clients in Abu Dhabi, “Without energy from food, you will not have enough energy to train properly.”

 

Question 2 – Overall, how important do you think nutrition is when it comes to lifestyle and why?

 

Having a natural diet that has great nutrients, helps to lead a long and healthy life.

If someone has bad eating habits this attitude can cause serious health problems such as stress, obesity, cardiovascular problems, hair loss and some serious diseases.

Therefore, I do truly believe that good nutrition is just as important physical exercise.

 

Question 3 – As a personal trainer, what methods and techniques do you use to ensure your nutrition is in good shape and your weight is manageable? For example, do you count calories, macros, protein content etc.

 

I have a healthy lifestyle, and my daily nutrition intake ensure I lead a fit and healthy life. I eat fruits, vegetables, good carbs, good fats and protein, but without dietary restriction. However, I don’t cut everything out of my diet. I do eat things like chocolate and crisps etc but not often.

Healthy living is eating real food for at least 90% of your total diet. When I have a goal for my body, I request a diet from my nutritionist and follow this diet strictly.

 

Question 4 – How many times per week do you physically work out to ensure you stay in great shape?

 

I like to train at least 4 times a week to keep myself in great shape.

 

Question 5 – For cardio fitness what is your favourite exercise type and why?

 

I like to do my cardio respiratory training on the bike, it is a pleasant way to perform an aerobic exercise. HIIT is also a training method I do because I can perform a high intensity workout in a short time.

 

Question 6 – For muscle building and strength what are your favourite exercise types?

 

Free weights are my normal go-to exercise type for building strength. However, body weight training can really help too. Body weight exercises can easily be done at home or outdoors with no equipment.

In Summary – Bruna’s top 10 tips when it comes to personal training, physical fitness and nutrition in Abu Dhabi are:

 

  • Keep an active life. Try to lead a more active life by walking to work or walking with friends.

  • Practice a physical activity regularly, even at least twice a week. Choose a physical activity you enjoy and get started.

  • Try to eat properly. A balanced diet with fiber, carbohydrates and protein, and low fat will greatly help maintain your body weight.

  • Make sure you have adequate rest by ensuring 6 to 8 hours of sleep daily.

  • Proper hydration is critical to maintaining physiological processes.

  • Depending on the type and intensity of exercise, up to 3 liters of water per day will be required.

  • If the problem that prevents you from following a physical training plan is lack of time, invest in more vigorous physical activity, as more intense exercise, even for short periods of time, increases your calorie expenditure and contributes to your improvement.

  • In your training routine include cardiorespiratory exercises (walking, running, swimming, water aerobics), muscle strength (bodybuilding, functional training) and work your flexibility.

  • Avoid drinking alcohol, soft drinks and eating too much sugar.

  • After starting an exercise program control your anxiety to expect results only in the medium to long term. At first, focus on good posture while performing the movements, on your concentration and have fun with your movements.

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Abu Dhabi Training Tips – PT Stefan
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Personal Trainer Q & A Contributor: Stefan

If you are looking for the best personal trainers in Abu Dhabi the UAE Personal Trainers website can help.

All trainers listed on UAE Personal Trainers website are qualified fitness professionals who will provide at home training in Dubai or your local gym.

Q 1 – In your own words, can you sum up why you think actively taking an interest in nutrition and physical fitness can help people lead healthier lives in Abu Dhabi.

 

Eating healthy and training regularly can lead to a healthy life because your body will be working at a rate where it can heal and recover faster against flu and other illnesses as well as physically after a workout and also be less prone to injury

 

 

Q 2 – Overall, how important do you think nutrition is when it comes to lifestyle and why?

 

Following a balanced diet with a high nutritional content, your body is less susceptible to sickness and disease.

 

Q 3 – As a personal trainer, what methods and techniques do you use to ensure your nutrition is in good shape and your weight is manageable? For example, do you count calories, macro’s, protein content etc.

 

I personally follow a good diet regime, for example my calorie input matches my calorie output.

 

Q 4 – How many times per week do you physically work out to ensure you stay in great shape?

 

I do 5-7 workouts during the week excluding rugby games on the weekends.

 

Q 5 – For cardio fitness what is your favourite exercise type and why? (for example HIIT, BootCamp, Aerobics etc)

 

My favourite fitness training is interval training on the rower and assault bike.

 

Q 6 – For muscle building and strength what are your favourite exercise types? (for example kettlebell, free weights, bodyweight etc)

 

For me, free weight training has to be the best.

Stefan’s top 10 tips when it comes to personal training, physical fitness and nutrition in Abu Dhabi are:

 

1. Eating a healthy diet

2. Exercise regularly

3. Making sure you take in the correct nutrition after training

4. Getting the recommended 8 hours sleep

5. Staying well hydrated

6. Allowing yourself to relax and de-stress

7. Maintaining a good range of motion by regular stretching

8. Kick bad habits

9. Limit sugar intake

10. Listening to your body

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Abu Dhabi Personal Trainer Valeria – Tips & Advice
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Training Tips & Advice From Valeria – Abu Dhabi Female Personal trainer
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Personal Trainer Q & A Contributor: Valeria

Finding the best female personal trainer in Abu Dhabi used to be a time consuming task. Now, thanks to the UAE Personal Trainers website you can easily find the perfect fitness coach in your local area for your exact fitness goals.

All trainers listed on UAE Personal Trainers website are qualified fitness professionals who will provide at home training in Dubai or your local gym.

Q 1 – In your own words, can you sum up why you think actively taking an interest in nutrition and physical fitness can help people lead healthier lives in Abu Dhabi.

 

Bad diet and bad habits can lead to developing severe disease – not only physical but also mental.

Being physically active with a good balanced diet and regular exercise can have immediate and long-term benefits.

Not only losing a few extra pounds but improving your flexibility, mobility, self-esteem and a quality of life.

 

Q 2 – Overall, how important do you think nutrition is when it comes to lifestyle and why?

 

It’s an old saying but a true one – we are what we eat! Being a healthy individual is balance of exercise and nutrition one does not work without the other.

 

Q 3 – As a personal trainer, what methods and techniques do you use to ensure your nutrition is in good shape and your weight is manageable? For example, do you count calories, macro’s, protein content etc.

 

I have done so much counting for so long that i don’t have to think about it because once I learned how and what to eat for me it became second nature.

For me, I Believe my clean diet works perfectly with my training in Abu Dhabi and my energy levels. I’m not always perfect but I always treat food as fuel for my body.

 

Q 4 – How many times per week do you physically work out to ensure you stay in great shape?

 

For me personally, my sessions are usually 40 to 60 minutes long I can easily maintain my body in same shape if my body-weight doesn’t fluctuate I train max. 3 times a week

 

Q 5 – For cardio fitness what is your favourite exercise type and why? (for example HIIT, BootCamp, Aerobics etc)

 

I absolutely love dancing and cardio kickboxing classes. I love to roller skate or take a bike ride outdoors during winter time.

During summer season I like to walk on treadmill on the highest incline.

 

Q 6 – For muscle building and strength what are your favourite exercise types? (for example kettlebell, free weights, bodyweight etc)

 

My absolute favourite workouts for muscle building and strength are shoulder workouts.

In Summary – Valeria’s top 10 tips when it comes to personal training, physical fitness and nutrition in Abu Dhabi are:

 

1. Avoid/control Sugar amount in your diet

2. Drink more water – not just when exercising

3. Get more ‘quality’ sleep

4. Move around more and sit less, even if it’s just going for a walk

5. Set yourself ‘realistic’ goals and stick with them. A PT in Abu Dhabi will help you know what training goals are realistic

6. Try and limit your salt intake. It will make you healthier

7. Increase the amount of vegetables in your diet

8. Exercise in Abu Dhabi at least 3 times per week – more if your schedule allows

9. Don’t become obsessed with the weighing scales – look at your body and feel comfortable in it

10. Believe in yourself!

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Dubai Yoga Trainer Neha – Tips & Advice
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Yoga Trainer & Teacher In Dubai For Ladies - Neha

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Personal Trainer Q & A Contributor: Neha

Interested in doing Yoga in Dubai? Yoga provides everyone, of any age with so many health and fitness benefits for the mind and body.

The UAE Personal Trainers website helps you connect with the leading Yoga trainers and Yoga class instructors in your local area.

Q 1 – As a professional Yoga coach in Dubai, how do you think practicing Yoga regularly (Yoga classes or Private Yoga) can help people of all ages lead a fitter and healthier life?

 

One of the basic causes of chronic disease is poor nutrition. A healthy lifestyle in Dubai leaves you fit, energetic and at reduced risk for such diseases based on the choices you make about your daily habits.

Good nutrition, daily yoga and adequate sleep are the foundations for continuing good health.

As a human, we are a physical, mental and spiritual being, yoga helps to promote a balanced development of all the three.

Other forms of physical exercises, like aerobics, assure only physical well-being. They have little to do with the development of the spiritual or astral body.

Managing stress in positive ways instead of smoking or drinking alcohol, reduces wear and tear on your body at the hormonal level. One who aims to achieve this has to go through a series of physical and mental exercises.

At the physical level, the methods comprise various yoga postures or ‘Asanas’ that aim to keep the body healthy. The mental techniques include breathing exercises or ‘pranayama’ and meditation or ‘Dhyana’ to discipline the mind.

 

Q 2 – Why do you think good nutrition plays such a large part in actually feeling and being fit and healthy in Dubai?

 

Nutrition is very crucial to normal functioning of the body. Without it, the body would be helpless against diseases and conditions. So you need it at all times and here are some of the reasons why nutrition is important:

Keeping the body in perfect shape and providing the energy to keep going

Boosting immunity and bolstering against diseases and keep us in perfect health at all times

To keep the body in a perfect responsive mode and to control our body weight

For creation and replacement of dead cells and support tissues in the body system

Create balance for optimal body functions

Support healthy reproduction system

For health mental wellbeing and it improves on our beauty

Healing of injuries

Prevention of deformities especially for children

Keeping the digestive system in the best condition

Helps in getting rid of toxins

It is needed for strong bones and it helps to develop the brain

Healthy sleep at all times

Now you have it all, give your body what it requires for it is important to have nutrition.

 

Q 3 – Why are your daily eating habits, how do you manage your own weight and stay on top of your nutritional intake?

 

I do an intensive session of power Yoga 4-5 times in a week followed by mediation session in morning before starting my day.

To me power yoga is very helpful to keep my body in shape.

I ensure that my diets are balanced in terms of nutrition, portion and timing of meal, I do not make it complicated in terms of counting calories etc however I do not indulge in eating and try to maintain balance with respect to portion and focus on timing of meal.

Fitness is not a weight-loss tool in my life. I am likely bigger than I’ve ever been in my life (I don’t own a scale) but I’m also stronger, more secure, more confident and happier than I’ve ever been.

The things that I would have to do to manipulate my weight are not worthy sacrifices in my life.

I use fitness in Dubai as a means to manage my stress levels and simply because it’s fun. The choices I make with my diet have more to do with my health and the health of the planet than how many calories/carbs/fat is in something.

Yoga especially is more than just a way for me to move my body. It’s connected me to the most incredible community, helped to guide me through some important decisions and helped me manage a very stressful year.

 

Q 4 – How often do you practice Yoga in Dubai yourself?

 

I practice Yoga daily before starting my day ( 4-5 times Power Yoga session in a week and 2 days of meditation and breathing practice).

 

Q 5 – For general fitness, stress relief and flexibility what are your top 10 yoga poses and can you explain how and why you think each works?

 

Even if it’s a simple 5 minute yoga sequence, managing your stress is one of the best things you can do for yourself. I practice them when I just need to feel grounded, catch my breath and remind myself that all things in life will pass- both the good, but especially the bad.

Here are top 10 Yoga Poses for general fitness stress Relief and flexibility:

1.Breath Work/Pranayam.
2.Child pose.
3.Cat/Cow pose.
4.Standing Forward fold.
5.Downward facing dog.
6.Low Lunge (Both Legs)
7.Savasana.
8.Plow Pose (Halasana)
9.Pyramid.
10.Cobra (Bhujangasana)

 

Breath work/Pranayam

 

One of the keys to a mindful yoga flow is beginning the practice by assessing where you are at and building the mind-body connecting. Breath work does just this. And yes, it’s as simple as it sounds, you focus on your breath.

How it helps with stress:  Slowing your breath down calms your sympathetic nervous system (fight or flight mode) and stimulate your parasympathetic nervous system (rest and digest).

Emphasis on the exhale helps stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system (the opposite is true of inhalation) which is why you focus your breath on the exhale.

One of the classic resting postures, child’s pose is key feeling grounded in a yoga practice.

On bent knees simply fold over with your arms in front of you laying flat on the floor. Sit back on your heels, release your shoulders so they aren’t at your ears and breathe for 10 breaths.

How it helps with stress: Child’s pose helps to calm the mind and releases tension from the neck and shoulders.

 

Cat/Cow Pose

 

Come onto all fours. Plant your shins and palms firm into the mat with all 10 fingers spread wide. Keep your knees at a 45 degree angle and your shoulders over your hands. Inhale and begin placing a curve in your back bringing your navel to the earth and your heart open in front of you (cow).

On an exhale reverse the movement bringing an arch into your your spine pulling the center of your spine up to the ceiling (cat). Repeat x 3 or as desired.

How it helps with stress: Provides a gentle massage of the spine while also helping to relax the neck and shoulders.

 

Standing Forward Fold

 

Forward fold is pretty straight-forward and accessible to most people. Start by standing hips distance apart and slowly roll down folding at your hips or if coming from cat/cow push up on your heels and walk your hands to your feet.

Keep your knees as bent as you need and clasp opposite elbows to release the neck. Pull your heart towards your thighs and breathe for 10 breaths. Slowly release and roll up or walk forward into downward facing dog.

How it helps stress: stretches hamstrings and releases tension in lower back. Can also help reduce blood pressure but be cautious coming in and out.

 

Downward Facing Dog

 

From hands and knees lift your knees away from the floor. At first keep the knees slightly bent and the heels lifted away from the floor.

Lengthen your tailbone away from the back and lift the sitting bones toward the ceiling.

Push the tops of the thighs back and stretch your heels toward the floor. Straighten your knees but don’t lock them.

Pull your shoulder blades down your back and spread all 10 fingers in the earth. Breathe!

How it helps with stress: Stress can often be associated with back pain. Down dog stretches the entire length of the back helping to relieve tension associate with back pain.

 

Low Lunge (both legs)

 

From all fours or down dog step one leg between your hands, keeping a 90 degree angle at your knee. Lower your back leg down to the earth.

As you continue to breathe deeply, soften the weight of your body down into your hips, and draw your tailbone down toward the ground.

Stay here for three breaths. Push back into downward facing dog and step through with the opposite foot. Repeat other side.

How it helps with stress: I don’t know about you but I carry all my stress in my hips. Oftentimes we’re stressed out by work where we’re sitting all day.

It’s only natural we hold tension in our hip flexors. A gentle low lunge can help release the tension in addition to stretching out the quads.

 

Savasana

 

The ultimate relaxation pose, Many people associate savasana with sleep which can absolutely be true, but the special thing about savasana is that it’s one of the few postures where our muscles are 100% relaxed (including our mind) which is untrueof sleep where our muscles are actually still working.

 

Plow Pose (Halasana)

 

Plow Pose opens the neck, shoulders, and back. By compressing the abdomen, it massages and tones the digestive organs, which improves detoxification.

This pose stimulates and regulates the thyroid gland, relieves excess phlegm and mucus, and regulates the breath.

 

Pyramid

 

This pose is great to improve the flexibility of both – your hamstrings and your lower back. Your feet should be about three feet apart.

The pose is called a pyramid because this is the shape your legs create.

 

Cobra (Bhujangasana)

 

When it involves straightforward yoga poses for flexibility, cobra pose is nice because it has such a big amount of blessings for your overall upbeat.

You get a deep stretch in your back that very helps to strengthen and calm down your skeletal structure and stretches muscles in the shoulders, chest and abdominals.

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Q 6 – For body toning and slimming what are your top 10 yoga poses and can you explain how and why you think each works?

 

Sun Salutation (Suryanamaskar)

Everyone knows how important Yoga is, for the overall development of the body Sun Salutation is the best. This dynamic exercise constitutes of 12 steps of yoga posture that helps in mental, spiritual, and physical satisfaction of the practitioner.

It refreshes the whole body through stretching, toning, compressing and also helps to restore vitality, stress and depression.

The main parts of the body that benefit from each of the steps of this wonderful module is digestive system, circulatory system, excretory system, endocrine system, skeleton system and nervous system.

One round of Sun salutation burns up to 13.90 calories for an average weighing person.

Take a look at the 30-minute workout calorie meter for Sun salutation as compared to the other exercise.

Bicycling (14-15.9 mph)  : 331 calories
Rock Climbing                 : 364 calories
Running (7.5 mph)          : 414 calories
Sun salutation              : 417 calories.

In Summary – Neha’s top 5 tips for how Yoga can improve your health and lifestyle in Dubai are:

 

  1. Don’t drink sugar calories and drink some water, especially before meals.
  2. Take vitamin D3 if you don’t get much sun exposure and use plenty of herbs and spices.
  3. Take the food rich in calcium and vitamins and the balanced mineral diet and never skip the breakfast.
  4. Make exercise a routine (no matter 10-15 mins) and make sure that you take proper sleep.
  5. Develop a positive attitude and thinking.
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Dubai Yoga Teacher Pooma – Advice & Tips
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Personal Trainer Q & A Contributor: Poonam

The UAE Personal trainers website helps you find the best fitness coach in your local area.

To help you get the most out of your health and fitness regime we asked local Dubai PT’s for their advice and training tips on a range of subjects.

Professional and qualified female yoga class instructor Poonam gives some advice on why and how Yoga can help you.

Q 1 – In your own words, can you sum up why you think actively taking an interest in nutrition and physical fitness through Yoga can help people lead healthier lives.

 

We all understand, prevention is better than cure. Hence, I believe that it is better to be mindful about the food that you eat and stay active in Dubai, to keep yourself fit than to find cure later.

At the same time, mental health is equally important to being physically fit.

The science of yoga applies to all aspects of life. The basic yogic practices includes, asanas (postures), pranayamas (breathing techniques), mudras (positions or gestures) which represent the psyche, bandhas (locks) for channeling energy and shatkarmas (cleansing practices).

All of these techniques purify the body, mind and energy systems; thus bringing a balance in your mental and physical state.

Physical and mental cleansing and strengthening is one of yoga’s most important benefits. What makes it so powerful and effective is the fact that it works on holistic principles of harmony and unification.

According to medical scientists, yoga therapy is successful because of the balance created in the nervous and endocrine systems which directly influences all the other systems and organs of the body.

The underlying principles of yoga provide a real tool to combat social malaise. It provides a means to find your own way of connecting with your true self. In this respect, Yoga is far from simply being physical exercises.

Yoga merges the mental and physical disciplines to attain a peaceful body and mind.

 

When you practice Yoga regularly in Dubai either as a class or on your own it provides the following benefits

 

Improves the flexibility of your body

Helpful in building muscle strength

Crucial in helping in preventing cartilage and joint breakdown

Protects your spine by making it more flexible and stronger

Helps in attention, focus and concentration

Activates the parasympathetic nervous system to reduce stress and tension in the physical body

Betters the quality of your bone health

Increases your blood flow. This can decrease the risk of heart attacks and strokes

Improves your immunity system and maintains a fine balance

 

Q 2 – Do you think nutrition is important in leading a healthier lifestyle?

 

While some may have crazy ideas about crash diets and extreme exercises in the quest for healthy living, there actually is no need for that.

It is said that fitness is built in the Kitchen not in gym. It just means that you are what you eat.

70% of your fitness goals are achieved through a balanced diet.

Hence, eating right is very crucial to your overall fitness. However, I believe that healthy eating doesn’t have to be complicated; instead it should be enjoyable.

Do not put yourself on unsustainable diet plans that lack nutrition.

Eat fresh wholesome food and plan your meals in advance. Many diets in Dubai tell people to ditch one of the two – proteins or carbohydrates, and to definitely not consume them together.

But the body craves wholesome meals and cutting off any one ingredient for long can leave you craving it all the more.

So everything in proper quantities is acceptable.

 

Q 3 – As a Yoga Coach, what methods and techniques do you use to ensure your nutrition is in good shape and your weight is manageable? For example, do you count calories, macro’s protein content etc.

 

I have always been on vegetarian diet. And a simple nutrition mantra for me has been – adopt what your grandmother told you!

I eat food that I grew up eating and what my body is used to rather than changing it to some fancy diets.

Eat fresh home food while keeping a check on usage oil, salt, sugar and spices has always helped me to manage my weight.

When your goal is to reduce weight, you not only need to have calorie deficit but also eat the right kind of food that will not lead to cravings and keep your mind and body healthy.

 

Q 4 – How many times per week do you physically do Yoga to ensure you stay in great shape?

 

The physical and mental health benefits that I have experienced through yoga have been rewarding and life changing. Hence, I do yoga every day.

However, the magic number is 150. Exercise for 150 minutes a week in Dubai. That’s all it takes to keep every lifestyle disease, including obesity, at bay.

 

Q 5 – For general fitness, stress relief and flexibility what are your top 10 yoga poses and can you explain how and why you think each works?

 

A well-chosen set of asanas, combined with pranayama, shatkarmas and meditation is most effective in releasing the stress along with developing strength, flexibility and balance.

However, it is very important to know the general contra-indications of each pose before you do it.

 

1. Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation)

 

It is a full body workout in itself. It is an effective way of loosening up, stretching, strengthening and toning all the joints, muscles and internal organs of the body.

Surya namaskar has a direct vitalizing effect on the solar energy of the body which flows through pingala nadi.

Regular practice of surya namaskar regulates pingala nadi, whether it is underactive or overactive.

Regulation of pingala nadi leads to a balanced energy system at both mental and physical levels.

 

2. Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)

 

This pose improves and deepens breathing. Bhujangasana can help to remove backache and keep the spine supple and healthy.

Helps in menstrual & some gynecological disorders. It stimulates the appetite, alleviates constipation & is beneficial for all the abdominal organs especially the liver and kidneys.

3. Vyagrasana (Tiger Pose)

 

This asana exercises and loosens the back by bending it alternately in both directions and tones the spinal nerves.

Vyagrasana relaxes the sciatic nerves; relieving sciatica and loosens up the legs and hip joints. It tones the female reproductive organs and is especially beneficial for women after childbirth.

This pose stretches the abdominal muscles, promotes digestion and stimulates blood circulation. It also helps in reducing weight from the hips and thighs.

4. Gomukhasana (cow’s face pose)

 

It is an excellent asana for inducing relaxation. If practiced for 10 minutes or more, it will alleviate tiredness, tension and anxiety.

Cow’s face pose relieves backache, sciatica, rheumatism and general stiffness in the shoulders and neck. It alleviates cramp in the legs and makes the leg muscles supple.

5. Shirsha Angustha Yogasana (Head to toe pose)

 

This asana stretches the hamstring, the thigh muscles, the area between the shoulder blades and provides a lateral stretch to the body. It stimulates nervous system and the appetite. It reduces excess weight around the waist.

6. Bhumi Pada Mastakasana (half headstand)

 

This asana helps in cases of low blood pressure. It balances the nervous system, strengthens the neck muscles and brings a rich supply of blood to the brain.

As a preliminary pose to sirshasana (headstand), it accustoms the brain to the increased influx of blood and the crown to supporting the weight of the body.

7. Eka padasana (One foot pose)

 

This asana strengthens the arms, wrists, back, hips and legs muscles. It helps to develop muscular coordination, nervous balance and concentration.

8. Parivritta Janu Sirshasana (Revolved head to knee pose)

 

This Asana gives lateral stretch to the body and also stretches the hamstrings and shoulders.

9. Pachimottanasana (Back stretching pose)

 

This yoga pose stretches the hamstring muscles and increases flexibility in the hip joints. It tones and massages the entire abdominal and pelvic region, including the liver, pancreas, spleen, uro-genital system, kidneys and adrenal glands.  Back stretching pose also helps to remove excess weight in this area and stimulates blood circulation.

10. Sarvangasana (Shoulder stand pose)

 

By pressing the chest against the chin, this asana stimulates the thyroid gland. Generally, this pose balances the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, reproductive, nervous and endocrine systems. It also tranquillizes the mind, relieves mental and emotional stress and helps clear psychological disturbances, boosting the immune system.

Shoulder stand pose has influence on the parathyroid glands and ensures normal development and regeneration of the bones.

Abdominal breathing is induced, improving the exchange of air in the body, relieving stress and massaging the abdominal organs.

Sarvangasana releases the normal gravitational pressure from the anal muscles, relieving hemorrhoids. It tones the legs, abdomen and reproductive organs, draining stagnant blood and fluid and increasing circulation to these areas.

Flexibility of neck vertebrae is improved and the nerves passing through the neck to the brain are toned. Circulation is increased in this area generally, revitalizing the ears, eyes and tonsils.

 

Q 6 – For body toning and slimming what are your top 10 yoga poses and can you explain how and why you think each works?

 

Remember, combining exercise with a healthy diet in Dubai is a more effective way to lose weight than depending on calorie restriction alone. Exercise can prevent or even reverse the effects of certain diseases.

Exercise is also known to help contribute to a sense of confidence and well-being, thus possibly lowering rates of anxiety and depression.

Performing all the variations of surya namaskar (sun salutation) and astanga vinyasa or hatha flow will certainly help in body toning and slimming.

All the variations of Surya namaskar (sun salutation) at a faster pace than usual is a good cardio exercise that not only helps in losing weight but also has many other benefits. It boosts your blood circulation, giving your skin and your face its radiant glow back.

The forward bending poses in surya namaskara helps in releasing the trapped gas from your system and in smooth running of your digestive system. It helps in better regulation of the menstrual cycle, brings down blood sugar level and helps in keeping numerous heart diseases at bay.

It helps to improve the functioning of nervous system, thus helps to calm down and get rid of anxiety.

Above all, it helps you maintain an efficient inhalation and exhalation process, with the lungs getting properly ventilated and the blood getting fresh oxygen to remain sufficiently oxygenated. It helps calm your mind, giving you a better and more peaceful sleep at night.

 

My top 10 yoga poses for body toning and slimming in Dubai would be:

 

  1. Surya Namaskara (12 steps)
  2. Ashtanga Primary Series Surya namaskara A (9 steps)
  3. Ashtanga Primary Series Surya namaskara B
  4. Trikonasana (Triangle pose) – Performing all the variation in triangle pose affect the muscles on the sides of the trunk, the waist and the back of the legs. Regular practice will help to reduce the waistline fat.
  5. Virabhadrasana (Warrior pose) – This series helps to tone your thighs, butt, arms and shoulders. Improves balnce and contracting abs while holding into this pose will help build your core strength too.
  6. Parivritta Utkatasana (Twisted Chair Pose) – It’s the yoga version of a squat, but just a little bit more intense. It works on quads, the glutes and the abs. The twisting also helps the digestive system and lymph system. Combine all these into one move and you have got a great way to lose weight.
  7. Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Dog Pose) – It is a weight bearing pose, excellent way to tone your arms and biceps.
  8. Sarvangasana – as explained in Q.5
  9. Chaturanga Dandasana (Four-limbed staff pose or Low plank pose) – It not only tones & strengthens your arms, biceps and triceps but also works on your core strength.
  10. Navasana (Boat Pose) – It helps improve core strength and burns the stubborn belly fat.

In Summary – Poonam’s top 5 tips for how Yoga can improve your health and lifestyle in Dubai are:

 

  1. Maintain a balanced diet. Eat fresh and healthy.
  2. Drink enough water.
  3. Perform yoga at least 3 days a week.
  4. Give yourself a break from all the gadgets and social media while you are eating and before going to bed.
  5. Get enough sleep
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Personal Trainer Q & A Contributor: Shiblin

The UAE Personal trainers website helps you find the best fitness coach in your local area.

We’ve asked the male and female personal trainers in Dubai to provide information on their favoutite fitness methods and more. That way you get to learn more about a trainer and their training methods.

Q 1 – In your own words, can you sum up why you think actively taking an interest in nutrition and physical fitness can help people lead healthier lives.

 

Good nutrition and physical activity go hand in hand and beyond improving the quality of life. They are both imperative for maintaining ones physical and mental wellbeing.

 

Q 2 – Overall, how important do you think nutrition is when it comes to lifestyle and why?

 

Good Nutrition plays a key role in facilitating a healthy lifestyle. It not only helps you maintain a healthy weight, reduce risks of chronic diseases but also promotes a healthy mind .

A healthy gut is directly proportional to a healthy mind.

 

Q 3 – As a personal trainer, what methods and techniques do you use to ensure your nutrition is in good shape and your weight is manageable? For example, do you count calories, macro’s, protein content etc.

 

Counting calories but most importantly tracking macros and  tweaking it based on client’s progress.

 

Q 4 – How many times per week do you physically work out to ensure you stay in great shape?

 

A combination of weight training , functional training  and traditional cardio 5 times a week .

 

Q 5 – For cardio fitness what is your favourite exercise type and why? (for example HIIT, BootCamp, Aerobics etc)

 

HIIT –it has to be  High intensity interval training which is one of the best metabolic boosters and a sure shot way to burn maximum fat/ calories in the shortest time.

 

Q 6 – For muscle building and strength what are your favourite exercise types? (for example kettlebell, free weights, bodyweight etc)

 

A well rounded program incorporates a perfect combination of all body weight exercises and Free weights.

In Summary – Shiblin’s top 10 tips when it comes to personal training, physical fitness and nutrition in Dubai are:

 

1. There are no quick fixes, shortcuts or magic pills when it comes to fitness.
2. The scales are not your best friend , progress pictures are !
3. Being sore always does not equate to a perfect workout.
4. Quality of workouts supercede quantity to achieve great results.
5. Results don’t happen in a linear fashion.
6. Positive attitude goes a long way in ones fitness journey.
7. Nutrition is key .You are what you eat!
8. There are many variables that have contributed to your current level of health and fitness. So stop whining and start grinding!
9. Keep stress at bay and drink more water.

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Personal Trainer Q & A Contributor: Sky

The UAE Personal trainers website helps you find the best fitness coach in your local area.

We’ve asked the male and female personal trainers in Abu Dhabi to provide information on their favoutite fitness methods and more. That way you get to learn more about a trainer and their training methods.

Question 1 – In your own words, can you sum up why you think actively taking an interest in nutrition and physical fitness can help people lead healthier lives.

 

Living a healthy lifestyle and making right nutrition or training choices might be sometimes challenging in Abu Dhabi. Especially with so many trends, information sources and advice around it can become confusing. Even us as fitness professionals can have struggles and at some cases we try things on ourselves to see if it works and what results it can bring.

From my own experience in fitness in the last 10 years I noticed that clients who start to do any physical activity become happier or less stressed, depending on what they are going through at their life stage.

It’s very clear that giving up on bad habits and making healthy food choices brings more desirable results, improves sleep and do not play on mood swings or cravings.

 

Question 2 – Overall, how important do you think nutrition is when it comes to lifestyle and why?

 

The best way to describe it is by examples. Most of my clients in Abu Dhabi who put some effort in changing their nutrition to reach their fitness goals had improved results in their body image self-esteem too – a great boost mentally.

Less stress, less anxiety, decreased depression, less body fat percentage – lighter body to move around with daily tasks, more energy, better quality of sleep and work production. No matter which healthy nutrition choice you make it can change your life quality for the better.

 

Question 3 – As a personal trainer, what methods and techniques do you use to ensure your nutrition is in good shape and your weight is manageable? For example, do you count calories, macros, protein content etc.

 

First I learned about my own body as we all have different genetics and different fitness or life goals.

Second, I stopped comparing myself with other fitness professionals, which means I’m not chasing any other persons body image that is popular or trending ATM.

Third, I changed my mindset towards food. I don’t eat fast food, gave up on any kind of external sugar intake, don’t drink soft drinks or alcohol.

Always make sure that my plate has all three macronutrients and I eat 5-6 times a day.

My food choices always have good calories, so food I consume would give me benefits and results I want.

But, it’s important to mention that I’m building my muscles and not trying to lose body fat as I already live an active lifestyle.

 

Question 4 – How many times per week do you physically work out to ensure you stay in great shape?

 

Depending on the week work schedule it can be between 3-6 times a week. Sometimes twice a day. I always include all fitness styles: Pilates, yoga, HIIT, Crossfit, Functional movements, Unilateral training and etc.

As well lots of active recovery – walking 10-20 k steps or swimming in Abu Dhabi, dancing or any other activity that brings you joy.

 

Question 5 – For cardio fitness what is your favourite exercise type and why?

 

I have experience in teaching all aspects of cardio fitness in Abu Dhabi and to be honest I LOVE all of them as each has its own benefits.

Depending on how much time you have, what is your mood, what time of the day you train, etc. I’m a high believer that you have to listen to your body and enjoy your fitness workouts.

 

Question 6 – For muscle building and strength what are your favourite exercise types?

 

From my own experience I noticed that muscle building methods work best if you do any type of hypertrophy/strength/power or weight lifting combined with the right amount of calories intake.

Simple as that. So if your goal is to build muscles – you will have to become friends with macronutrients and the correct amount of it daily!

In Summary – Sky’s top 10 tips when it comes to personal training, physical fitness and nutrition in Abu Dhabi are:

 

  • If You haven’t done it yet by yourself – probably you won’t in future either. Invest in a Personal Trainer and/or Nutritionist – they will show you HOW

  • Learn more about your own body, start love it the way it is and remember it’s just the beginning

  • Change your mindset about nutrition, food intake and choices you make related to it. Pay attention when you eat particular food

  • Make priorities. Your health is No. 1 – don’t forget it

  • Better stay slow but consistent then fast and short term goal player

  • Start with small changes in your nutrition, such as: more water instead of soft drinks, don’t skip meals, reduce sugar intake, start with workouts 2 times a week and keep going

  • Surround yourself with like minded people as it will affect your results dramatically

  • Be more active and don’t look for excuses why NOT

  • Track your small achievements and celebrate it. In a month time it might look nothing, but in a year time results will be huge

  • No one will do it FOR you. You WILL have to put some effort into it, but always remember why you started in the first place. If You do it for the wrong reasons, there are big chances you will quit

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Dubai PT Halil – Training Tips & Advice
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Personal Trainer Q & A Contributor: Halil

Finding a great personal fitness coach in Dubai is easy with the UAE Personal Trainers website.

We’ve asked the male and female personal trainers in Dubai to provide information on their favoutite fitness methods and more. That way you get to learn more about a trainer and their training methods.

Question 1 – Halil, you’re a professional trainer and kickboxing coach in Dubai with extensive experience in the health and fitness industry. Can you sum up why you think actively taking an interest in nutrition and physical fitness can help people lead healthier lives.

 

Taking care of Physical fitness and being curious about nutrition is related to self-awareness.

People with those interests are more likely to know what they consume and what they look like in front of the mirror and this will lead them to a more confident lifestyle and this will release their stress level which is a main source of countless problem.

Basically, a stronger mind will achieve what others can’t – not matter what your fitness goals are.

 

Question 2 – We often hear that nutrition in Dubai should be the basis for any personal trainer workout plan. Why is nutrition so important?

 

As they say; ‘’you are what you eat’’. As such, an appropriate nutrition plan as part of your fitness plan in Dubai will lead us to the right path mentally and physically.

The second we consume anything, the respiratory and digestive system will be affected depending on the quality of nutrition either positive or a negative way.

 

Question 3 – Being a kickboxing personal trainer in Dubai as well as a fitness coach what methods do you use to ensure your nutrition is in great shape?

 

For a long time now I have been able to control my weight/nutrition intake so I am familiar with my own body and its reaction to the foods I eat.

Most of the time I eyeball on food consumption and over the years this has led me to make a few mistakes such as not reaching my goal as quick I want or the stress-free, solid program to know what to eat and knowing the timing of the nutrition.

I started using a phone application which allows me to put everything I eat or burn such as my own training.

I also started writing down every week’s food consumption (meals) before the week starts so I don’t scratch my head and think what to cook or eat that day or week.

And yes I count my calories and yes everything should be under control. For instance if I have any pain in my body that I can’t find out the reason I would go and do some tests in a local clinic to check what’s happening.

Another instance would be not reaching my personal fitness goal on time as I planned. I would immediately go back and check my nutrition timing, type and amount along with my exercise routine and find out the cause behind it.

Additionally I would recommend everyone to take a close look on nutrition timing as it’s crucial to reach our goals whether it is to lose fat in Dubai or to gain muscle.

 

Question 4 – What’s your weekly workout schedule to help keep yourself in good shape?

 

I used to work out 6 times a week but now I have started a new method which allows me to workout for 7 days until I feel really tired. I then take a day off.

This method works great for me but of course I probably wouldn’t recommend it for beginners.

Self-awareness is essential – know your limits and definitely listen to your body.

 

Question 5 – What’s your favourite cardio workout and why do you think it is the best?

 

As my main goal is to gain more muscle I don’t work out only for cardio (due to time restrictions)

However, my workouts are filled with supersets which allows me to keep my heart rate on a high level.

If I really had to do it for cardio fitness then I would go for HIIT since it distracts me from focusing on time and feeling tired.

 

Question 6 – When it comes to muscle building and strength, what are your favourite exercise types?

 

For muscle building and strength I prefer free weights and I don’t like compound movement that much. I personally love to focus on a single muscle group, also free weights allow me to move my joints freely since everybody has different bone and muscle insertion.

In Summary – Halil’s top 10 tips when it comes to personal training, physical fitness and nutrition are:

 

  • Love yourself (if not for yourself for your partner,family, children etc)

  • Leave your comfort zone for your own benefit

  • Know your body and its reactions

  • Choose a knowledgeable personal trainer in Dubai and ask questions, be curious

  • Learn how to eat – proper, sensible foods

  • Research and learn information related to your fitness and nutrition

  • Motivate yourself and find a reason to workout

  • Quit smoking/drinking/any addiction or lower it to throw yourself into the fitness lifestyle

  • Don’t be scared to visit a doctor for advice

  • Face the reality and live with them (such as obesity, heart issues, diabetes) but put your effort to get rid of them through living a fit and healthy life

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PT Hamada – Training Tips & Advice
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Personal Trainer Q & A Contributor: Hamada

The UAE Personal Trainers website is here to help you find the best and the right personal trainer in your local area of Dubai.

Choosing a great fitness coach, one that is a match to your fitness goals is the start of the journey. These Q&A sessions with professional coaches can help you find out more about individual trainers who have profiles on the UAE Personal trainers website.

Question 1 – In your own words Hamada, can you sum up why you think actively taking an interest in nutrition and physical fitness can help people lead healthier lives.

 

As a personal trainer I need to have a thorough understanding of the human body because only then can I say I am qualified to provide the best advice about fitness and nutrition.

The human body consists of many different systems that control physical activity. You need to take an interest in your body and understand how physical fitness effects you on a daily basis.

For example, the cardio-respiratory system is responsible for delivering oxygen to the body via blood.

Without a good level of cardio fitness not enough oxygen is reaching the muscles. Regular cardio based exercises will not only make you feel fitter but will actually make you fitter.

 

Some simple ways to increase your cardio fitness (that are easy to incorporate into your lifestyle) are:

 

  • Walking
  • Jogging
  • Running
  • Bike riding
  • Swimming

 

What’s more, it doesn’t need to take long. Depending on your fitness level 20 – 60 minute sessions a few times a week will help.

The cardiovascular system is not the only important system of the body where being fit is concerned.

There is also the musculoskeletal system which is responsible for moving the body, protecting the organs and more.

Physical activity for the muscular system include various types of weight training – the old saying ‘use it or lose it’ is very important where muscles are concerned.

Strength exercises have also now been proven to increase bone density, something we all need to think about because our bones do lose density as we age.

As we as the main two systems mentioned above. As a personal trainer in Dubai I need to make sure my clients are aware of the importance of nutrition.

Without good nutrition you might be wasting your time when it comes to exercising and staying fit because what you eat is definitely reflected on the outside.

Making sure your nutrition is in top shape can help you increase your immune system, increase muscle, maintain a healthy weight and even reduce the symptoms of blood pressure and cholesterol.

 

Question 2 – Overall, how important do you think nutrition is when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle in Dubai and why?

 

Our bodies need food to survive. Because our bodies use foods for so many functions we really need to make sure we are fueling our bodies with the proper foods – healthy and nutritious foods.

Foods produce energy but the secret to maintaining a healthy weight is not to consume more than our bodies need. Calories that are not used are stored in the body as fuel for other times, however, over-eating causes these unused calories to be stored as fat.

This makes our bodies vulnerable to obesity, high blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes. Therefore, we must follow a healthy integrated diet. From protein, carbohydrates, healthy fats, minerals and vitamins, within the calories needed by the body.

Generally speaking, my professional advice to my clients in Dubai would be to eat healthily with variety in all your meal unless you have a specific goal.

For example, someone trying to bulk up would need to add more protein to their diet whereas someone looking to lose fat would reduce their fat intake.

Everyone and every body is different – part of my job as a fitness coach in Dubai is to provide the best nutrition advice for your individual circumstances.

 

Question 3 – As a personal trainer, what methods and techniques do you use to ensure your nutrition is in good shape and your weight is manageable? For example, do you count calories, macros, protein content etc.?

 

For me, healthy eating is a lifestyle choice. I count my daily calorie intake to be sure that I am not consuming more than my body needs.

Then I divide these calories to three parts or 40 % of calories from carbohydrates 30 %of calories from protein then 30 % of calories from healthy fat.

If I need to lose more fat I just decrease the amount of calories by 500 calories per day to lose 1 lb. of fat per week.

 

Question 4 – How many times per week do you physically workout in Dubai to ensure you stay in great shape?

 

For me to keep in great shape I normally workout for 5 or 6 times per week but it depends on the time line and nutrition plan and the rest day.

Of course I am a fitness coach so this is part of my job. But, not everyone has the time to fit so many fitness sessions into their schedule in Dubai.

For my busy clients I would say that 2 to 3 times per week is enough if you don’t have the time.

The important thing when working out with a fitness goal in mind is consistency and continuity.

To get results you need to be consistent from week one rather that missing weeks at a time.

 

Question 5 – For cardio fitness what is your favorite exercise type and why?

 

For me, my favorite cardio is HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) because it is efficient for fat loss and doesn’t need much time when compared with heavy weight training.

 

Question 6 – For muscle building and strength what are your favourite exercise types?

 

All weight training tools and types are effective for me but free weights training is my favorite.

Free weights involve more muscles in the same exercise and are more focused.

But there are many different factors that need to be considered when talking about muscle building like the reps, sets etc.

How much weight you lift and how much percentage of this weight to you 1 RM.

Although my favourite is free weights it doesn’t mean weight training machines or kettle bell is not effective.

It really depends on the fitness level and experience with weight training, how to use it, how to perform the technique in right way to ensure that muscles received the benefit of exercise and more.

In Summary – Here are Hamada’s top 10 tips when it comes to personal training, physical fitness and nutrition:

 

  • Count your daily calories

  • Your meals should be balanced with appropriate levels of protein, carbohydrates, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals

  • Avoid processed and fried foods

  • Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated – not only during training but at other times too

  • Time permitting – train 2 or 3 times per week

  • Do cardio based exercises 2 -3 times per week

  • Weight training should be done 2 – 3 times per week

  • Get plenty of ‘good’ sleep

  • Learn how to exercise and train the correct way to avoid injury

  • Results are not instant, stick with it and don’t quit

Whatever your fitness goal is, the UAE Personal Trainers website connects you with the best trainers in your local area
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