Going to the gym for the first time doesn’t need to be daunting. Adam Hameed, personal trainer at Nuffield Health, offers some beginner workouts to help you feel confident and get the most out of your gym time.

Updated: Friday 5 May 2023

Published: Wednesday 18 December 2019

Circuit training is a great way to improve cardiovascular fitness and muscular strength endurance. Nuffield Health Senior Personal Trainer Phil Goulding explains how it works, what you can expect and the best ways to fit it into your week.

Updated: Tuesday 4 April 2023

Published: Wednesday 30 December 2016

This full body workout will lift your heart rate in a matter of seconds! Working everything from your grip strength to your core, this session will help you build explosive power and lean muscle, shed body fat as well as challenge your cardiovascular fitness.

Updated: Thursday 16 March 2023

Published: Tuesday 1 September 2015

This 10-15 minute workout will get your heart rate up while working your legs, arms and core. You can make the workout longer by adding 2-3 more sets if you're up for the challenge.

Updated: Thursday 16 March 2023

Published: Tuesday 28 April 2020

Work up a sweat and raise your heart rate with this full body circuit workout. This session combines a mix of cardio and strength exercises to help improve your muscular endurance, heart health and support weight loss.

Updated: Monday 13 February 2023

Published: Monday 13 February 2023

Looking for a simple, effective workout you can do at home? Our Pilates instructor, Olivia Tyler, leads a 20-minute online class to help you stay fit and flexible.

Updated: Tuesday 24 January 2023

Published: Tuesday 7 April 2020

Exercise is crucial to building stronger joints, even if you already experience pain. Try these clinically approved exercises for people with joint pain.

Updated: Friday 2 September 2022

Published: Wednesday 17 October 2018

Do you miss being part of a group and having a regular routine? As a member of Nuffield Health’s gym community, you’ll have access to a wide range of connected wellbeing services. These range from exercise classes and swimming lessons, to personal training and physiotherapy.

Updated: Friday 2 September 2022

Published: Monday 25 October 2021

Want strong, lean legs? Look no further. Build strength and tone with this leg-focused superset workout.

Updated: Tuesday 25 May 2021

Published: Wednesday 14 October 2015

Designed by Nuffield Health Personal Trainer Stacey Mountain, this intense workout focuses on your legs and glutes, taking you through a range of movements to build strength.

Updated: Tuesday 11 May 2021

Published: Friday 3 February 2017

This entry level, full body workout is great for anyone new to the gym environment, or looking for a regular workout to keep them in good overall shape.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Tuesday 25 August 2015

Get your blood flowing with this express session of cardiovascular exercise.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Wednesday 24 June 2015

This express, medium-intensity routine will see you using your own body weight combined with gym props to strengthen your core muscles.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Wednesday 5 August 2015

This fast and furious workout aims to increase cardio health, muscle strength and general fitness.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Tuesday 18 August 2015

Undergo a full body suspension workout, using your bodyweight, balance and gravity.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Thursday 2 July 2015

This high intensity workout uses no equipment and can be done anywhere from your local park to your hotel bedroom when you’re on the go.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Monday 22 June 2015

Move your whole body across all dimensions with this workout designed to improve flexibility and mobility and get your heart pumping.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Tuesday 7 July 2015

Want to plump up your glutes or tighten up your buns? Then this expert-led superset workout designed to tone your toosh is the one for you.

Updated: Tuesday 7 April 2020

Published: Wednesday 21 October 2015

Taking a coffee break isn't the only way to get away from your screen during the working day. Ashleigh Ahlquist's five-minute workout will help you stay active, boosting concentration and promoting good health.

Updated: Monday 6 April 2020

Published: Wednesday 23 September 2015

The back is one of the most commonly injured body parts so protecting it is vital to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Using your own bodyweight, this workout will mobilise your upper back, shoulders and abdomen.

Updated: Monday 30 March 2020

Published: Monday 6 June 2016