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: Thursday 13 June 2024

Published: Wednesday 18 December 2019

Staying fit and healthy is just as important for kids as it is for grown-ups, but it can be difficult to find ways to make it fun.

Updated: Tuesday 23 January 2024

Published: Wednesday 23 August 2023

If you want to get into resistance or strength training but aren’t sure where to start, look no further. Our expert led workout can be done in the gym or at home (if you have the right equipment) and contains everything you’ll need to get started. Before you start working various different areas of the body, we’ll walk you through the warm-up, the best compound lifts for you, and cooling down afterwards.

Updated: Tuesday 16 January 2024

Published: Wednesday 3 January 2024

Whether you’re training at the gym because of the weather, or you prefer the feel of running indoors, the convenience and versatility of the treadmill have made it a popular bit of kit. To help you maximise your time on it, Fitness and Wellbeing Manager Simon Francis has put together several expert workouts for use at home or in the gym.

Updated: Tuesday 12 December 2023

Published: Monday 11 December 2023

High intensity interval training starts to show results in a matter of weeks. It’s got a huge following and has quickly become one of the most popular ways to workout. But why? Keep reading to find out why HIIT has soared in popularity, and what it can do to keep you looking and feeling healthy.

Updated: Thursday 9 November 2023

Published: Tuesday 21 March 2017

Whether you work in an office or from home, it doesn’t take long for poor posture and an unergonomic workspace to damage to your back. At work, one of the best things you can do for your long-term health and productivity is to get up and take regular breaks away from your workstation.

Updated: Tuesday 24 October 2023

Published: Wednesday 23 September 2015

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

Updated: Tuesday 24 October 2023

Published: Wednesday 17 October 2018

The core muscles include your abs, back and glutes. They provide you with stability, balance and strength, which can help prevent injury in the long run. To maximise your strength and stability, we’ve put a selection of our favourite core workouts together for you to perform in the gym or at home.

Updated: Wednesday 4 October 2023

Published: Wednesday 5 August 2015

The back is one of the largest sections of muscle and bone in the human body. Because of its size, the back is more prone to injury and damage than other areas, which makes strengthening the muscles in the area vital.

Updated: Tuesday 3 October 2023

Published: Monday 6 June 2016

Weightlifting is a great way to improve fitness and build muscle, but bad form and poor fundamentals can mean you end up doing more harm than good. This is particularly common with beginners.

Updated: Thursday 10 August 2023

Published: Thursday 10 August 2023

With more people working remotely combined with rising living costs, at-home workouts are becoming an increasingly popular way to stay fit and healthy. From full body HIIT sessions, to targeted workouts to improve your core, cardio or strength, working out from the comfort of your front room has never been easier.

Updated: Tuesday 18 July 2023

Published: Tuesday 18 July 2023

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

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

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

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Tuesday 18 August 2015