CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN In the first of his new health and fitness columns, personal trainer Matt Guy Wright tells you how to incorporate a few simple exercises into your daily routine
o spring finally made a glorious comeback and summer is now knocking at the door.
This is when we discover that
the sins hidden all winter by
in The Sound Of Music because
our big coats and jumpers will
she was too busy climbing every
be revealed by T-shirts and shorts
mountain to be out of shape.
in the summer. So it’s time to get in shape. Pronto.
Sussex is full of beautiful rolling hills. It’s the Queen
Dust off those trainers and learn how to factor some basic fitness routines into everyday life
steps each day. To start losing weight, they need to walk yet another 2,000 steps a day. So adding more walking into your everyday life is a great start to
county of the South Downs,
get fitter than you are now.
the gym or feel you just don’t
which cover an area of 260sq
I advise all my personal
have time to get fitter, the trick
miles alone. From Seven Sisters
training clients to buy a few bits
is to factor some basic fitness
to Ashdown Forest, we live in
of simple, no-fuss equipment
know-how into your day.
one giant outdoor gym here,
to use, whether you’re out and
and chances are there’s a hill
about, at the gym or at home.
near you – so use it!
These are inexpensive items that
Whether you use a gym, hate
When Rocky wanted to become world champ, he didn’t just join
The average sedentary person
are easy to use, are sold in all
upped, he ran up and down those
who has a desk job walks around
sports shops and won’t end up
steps punching the air to The Eye
2,000 steps each day. To maintain
as a clothes horse to hang your
of the Tiger. Julie Andrews was a
their current weight, that person
shirts on next to the ironing
thin, petite nun spinning around
needs to walk a further 2,000
board in the spare bedroom…
his gym, he jogged, he press-
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