I’m no stranger to an early workout. I have two small children and my days are busy, so the magic formula is to wake up earlier. I’ll often train from around 4.30am for an hour – nothing complicated, but a cheeky hour is better than nothing and means I can then get on with my day. Over the years, I’ve realised HIIT and strength training work best for my body. HIIT and its fat-burning benefits have transformed my body and fitness levels. Strength training works in perfect harmony with HIIT as it helps to sculpt and define lean muscle. If you want a healthy body that’s low in fat, and want to be strong and physically fit when it comes to cardio, HIIT and strength training provide the perfect formula to get you there.
CrossFit is my current obsession. I am currently following a training programme called ‘team training’, which is inspired by CrossFit. I do a lot of weightlifting, metabolic conditioning, gymnastics and functional fitness. I’m also training for Hyrox, a fitness competition that consists of eight rounds of a 1km run followed by functional movements. Running is something I need to work at, so I try to fit that in when I can. In total, Monday to Friday, I’ll do five or six fitness sessions. My non-negotiable is that every session finishes with a stretch.