51505144514651495152A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO LIFTING WEIGHTS*This post is sponsored by Adidas. I am an Adidas Ambassador.
Most of you guys will know by now that I?ve been working on my #PersonalBest journey for quite some time. If you?re new to my blog and don?t know what that hashtag means, basically I?m working on a mission to become a healthier and fitter human by throwing myself into new and exciting workouts and different forms of excercise/healthy food. So far I?ve given rock climbing a go, kicked butt in spin classes and taken things down a notch by enrolling in a pilates class. So many of you have joined me on this #PersonalBest adventure and it’s so exciting to see you guys getting involved and working with me on this mission. I?m not the fittest human in the world (nor do I claim to be) but I?m really trying my hardest to push myself to get up and get active. Trust me, getting out of the house and down to the gym doesn?t come all that easy to me (sometimes I just want to sit on the sofa with some tea and biscuits!) but I can guarantee that once I?ve finished my workout I always feel so much better for pushing myself to make the effort and get to work! I never thought I?d say this, but now I understand that exercise is healthy for not only the body, but the mind and soul too.
As part of my #PersonalBest journey, I decided to get my good friend (and fitness QUEEN) Zanna Van Dijk on board to teach me a thing or two about lifting weights. Whenever I go to the gym with Aslan I?m always envious of how he makes lifting weights look so easy! I?ve always wanted to give weight lifting a go but I?ve never been sure on where I should start and what exercises I should do, so that?s exactly why I decided to get in touch with Zanna and organise a trip to the fitness studio Evolve in Parsons Green. The idea of lifting weights was something that actually felt quite daunting to me, so I thought it was important that I get an expert involved to teach me how to do it pro...