What’s the best exercise type to build the abs? How is Boxercise beneficial as a form of exercise? How do I add an element of cardio exercise to my daily routine? These are all questions relating to exercise techniques and exercise types.
With so many different views on what is the best way to achieve a particular result we have created this Q&A category on the UAE Personal Trainers website to shed some light on what professional personal trainers think and the methods they like to use.
So, whether you are looking for information on building up your muscle mass or perhaps you want to find out more about the techniques used in TRX training the Q&A sessions below are created using feedback from professionals ensuring you get the ‘right’ information.
If you’re looking to hire a personal trainer in the UAE is a private personal trainer (at home PT) a better option than a gym based personal trainer?
It’s well know that exercise can help with mental health in the UAE. How can a personal trainer help with issues related to stress, depression and anxiety?
Apart from cultural reasons are there any reasons why you should choose a male personal trainer over a female personal trainer (or vice versa) in the UAE?
Functional exercises are great for seniors and the elderly in the UAE and can help with mobility, posture and all round general fitness. What are the top 10 functional exercises for seniors?
Kickboxing for women in the UAE is growing in popularity. What are the top 5 benefits of kickboxing for women in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and the rest of the UAE?
Keeping fit, active and generally healthy as we age is so important. If you are thinking about hiring a personal trainer for senior/elderly fitness in the UAE you need to make sure they are qualified.
If you’ve never heard of PLANK then you need to read this Q&A to find out how it can help you stabilise your core and even help with posture problems in the UAE.
Many women in the UAE are worried that if they work on their muscles too much they will end up looking like a pro body-builder rather than having a toned, sculpted look. How can you avoid too much bulk at the same time and increasing and toning muscle definition?
Zumba Classes in Dubai and Abu Dhabi are a great way to get fit in a fast paced, energetic workout environment. How can Zumba in the UAE help you tone your tummy? Read the full Q&A for further information.
It’s always been said that running is one of the best forms of general exercise but did you know that running can also be great for weight loss?
You’ve probably heard of Reiki in the UAE but do you know what health and wellness benefits regular Reiki can provide? In this Q&A Victoria, a professional Reiki Practitioner in the UAE provides great tips on Reiki.
Boxercise is an exercise plan that is based on the fundamental exercises that boxers use to get and stay fit. Can doing Boxercise in Abu Dhabi & Dubai help you tone your body?
Many people thinkg of weights and weight training machines when it comes to training for strength in the UAE. Elastic resistence training is a good alternative with great benefits.
Which do you prefer? Free weight or training machines? Which is better for upper body toning and muscualr growth? Red the full Q&A to get advice from personal trainers.
Cardio exercise is a great way to lose weight in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah but how much cardio should you be doing per week and can you over do it?
Some people swear by them while others feel no need to take them at all but are bodybuilding supplements like whey protein, creatine BCAA’s and others really necessary? Get some great tips from a personal trainer in Dubai in this question and answer session.
For some people in the UAE getting a great sixpack seems easy while for others it takes so much work and dedication. Personal trainer in Dubai Josefine provides her tips on getting and maintaining a great set of Abs.
In Dubai & Abu Dhabi back pain and back problems are cuased for a variety of reasons. TRX training under the supervision of a Personal Trainer in the UAE could help reduce back pain and help with back problem rehab.
TRX training in the UAE is great as an all over body workout. Like any form of exercise doing warm ups and stretching is essential to prevent injury.
Tabata training is a form of High Intensity Interval Training that is great for an all over body workout and cardio. Find out if Tabata is the right training method for you.
If you need to reduce stress then Martial Arts in the UAE is great. Personal trainer Kris explains how practicing martial arts on a regular basis can help.
Small but mighty! In this Q&A you’ll find out exactly what kettlebells are and how personal trainers in the UAE use them in their workouts for a wide variety of training methods.
There are so many Cardio wokout types and techniques in the UAE – Dubai PT Kris is an expert when it comes to Cardio routines and provides some great tips for working out which is best for you.
Swimming has many benefits when it comes to the health and fitness of seniors. It provides a gentle yet effective way to keep active and can even provide cardio/body toning benefits.
Lifting weights regularly doesn’t mean you have to become overly muscular – weight lifting for women has many other benefits too including body toning and long term weight loss/weight management. Find out more from a professional personal trainer in Abu Dhabi.
Circuit Training in Abu Dhabi or Dubai is a great way to add some variety to your fitness and exercise regime. Circuit training is a method designed to ensure you never get bored too which helps you stay focused on your end goals.
Skipping the occasional gym training session won’t do you any harm but will regularly missing your gym training schedule cause problems? Read more and find out if and why.
Running (jogging) is hugely popular and a very effective way to maintain a healthy body and keep fit. Kelly, a PT from Dubai provides useful information on how to add running to your daily fitness regime.
Whether you want to compete on the Bodybuilding Stage or just get your body in shape learning the basics of bodybuilding and what is involved will get you off to a great start.
HIIT training in the UAE can be tough but it can also provide quick results. Is HIIT training for you? Find out more by reading this Q&A.
For seniors in the UAE health and fitness is something many don’t pay much attention to. However, adding even a little exercise into your daily life can do wonders for your well-being.
Including glutes and legs workouts in your personal training plans in the UAE can help with stability, firm and tone these areas and help ensure other muscle groups are not put under stress when working out.
There are differences between fat loss and weight loss. In this Q&A Sebastien, an ex-military PT in Abu Dhabi provides tips on fat burning workouts to help you achieve a more defined look.
Whether you want to lose some weight or get a more defined body look. Setting yourself training goals helps with motivation and focus and enables you to see and feel the results of your long term health and lifestyle objectives.
Sometimes we all need a push. Getting motivated when it comes to a personal fitness goal can be hard but with the right mind-set and right advice motivational techniques really do work.
Thinking of joining a bootcamp class or bootcamp personal training? Get some great advice and bootcamp training tips from a military fitness personal trainer in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Pilates can provide amazing benefits to your everyday health. In this Q&A Shihab, a master personal trainer in Dubai describes what Pilates training can do for you.
How does a personal trainer in Dubai or Abu Dhabi use a Pilates Reformer? This great piece of kit can help correct your posture, balance, improve your strength and even tone your body.
Although it doesn’t happen overnight, adding more muscle mass to your physique can be achieved no matter what your fitness level is. With the right advice and the right training you will be amazed how your body shape can change and improve.
Kickboxing is a fantastic cardio workout which improves your health in a variety of ways (insulin sensitivity, body fat, cholesterol), which is particularly effective because it by nature follows a “high intensity interval training” protocol. Dubai PT Kieran explains more in this Q&A session.
For teenagers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi regular extra-curricular excercise is crucial to ensure good health and fitness practices are carried through to adulthood. AD mobile personal trainer Ben gives some tips and advise for both parents and teenagers in the UAE.
Looking for a high intensity, all round aerobic workout that is great for general fitness, weight-loss and even self-defence? Cardio Boxing could be what you need. Use the same methods professional boxers use to maintain their peak performance in a fun and energetic workout.
Endurance Training is often thought of as being suitable for the ultra-fit or athletes. In this question and answer sessions Kris Hughes, a professional endurance personal trainer in Dubai explains that with some commitment and perseverance many of use can enjoy the health general fitness benefits that endurance training provides.
What is CrossFit and is it suitable for you? In this question and answer session personal trainer Sara Primo discusses CrossFit in the UAE and how it can help you achieve your health and fitness goals. CrossFit in Abu Dhabi & Dubai is suitable for any age and any fitness level with tailored personal training based on your fitness levels and needs.
You might of heard of Boxercise. It’s a great full body workout which provides an excellent way to add some high impact cardio to your fitness regime. In this Q&A sessions professional Dubai personal trainer Kris discusses the benefits of Boxercise.
Using your body’s own weight Bodyweight exercises effectively remove the need to use different types of exercise equipment. Get leaner, toned and increase your stamina using the power of your body.
Back problems are something many of us face whether we take regular exercise or not. Of course many back related injuries are due to our lifestyle. In this Q&A Thane Sparks, a professional Sports Medicine & Injury Rehabilitation personal trainer in Dubai provides some key information on how to prevent and recover from back problems.
We’ve all heard of it – Zumba, the energetic, fast and fun way to dance yourself into shape. Zumba classes or Zumba personal training in the UAE has some amazing benefits when it comes to exercise and general fitness. Personal trainer Lenie Geisshirt gives us the run down on what Zumba is and how it can be of benefit to you.
Boxing for women in Abu Dhabi, Dubai & Sharjah is often misunderstood. Using Boxing as a form of exercise and fitness doesn’t have to be a contact sport. There are a surprising number of benefits to your health and fitness related to the methods Boxers use in their training regimes. Professional Boxing personal trainer in the UAE Jack McAllister helps to clarify some of the myths associated with ladies boxing.
A great workout method which is suitable for men and women but what is the Les Mills BodyPump method? Matt Spooner is a professional personal trainer in Abu Dhabi and certified Les Mills BodyPump trainer who answers some basic questions about Body Pump and how it can fit into your personalised workout regimes.
It happens to all of use from time to time. We have the motivation for an exercise/workout sessions but our schedules tell us we just don’t have the time. We asked different personal trainers in Dubai & Abu Dhabi what their favourite 15 minute workout sessions are to help those of you who are short on time.
TRX is a great way to get and stay in shape and is suitable for people of all ages and all fitness levels. In this Q&A session Kris Hughes, a TRX personal trainer from Dubai introduces us to TRX and provides information on how it can help in your fitness program.