Zanna Van Dijk’s winter training tips! - Women's Running Magazine

Zanna Van Dijk’s training tips

Author: Women's Running Magazine

Read Time:   |  November 19, 2015


Are you following our 4-week training and nutrition plan to shape up for Christmas? To help keep you along with your Christmas crackdown, we spoke to personal trainer, fitness model, blogger and Instagram celebrity Zanna Van Dijk to grab her top tips on staying on track through winter:

1.) All you need is a pair of stairs to get fit! Run up and down, double steps, side steps, jumps. Do this for 20 minutes as a winter warm workout, I promise you’ll be left feeling tired but satisfied.

2.) Buy yourself some new winter layers – lightweight and insulating but fashionable gym kit will help to motivate you to get outdoors for a workout.

3.) Make sure you warm up adequately in the winter months. The cold weather can also increase the risk of injury, I recommend preparing your muscles with the new Deep Heat Muscle Massage Roll on Lotion, which helps to warm up and gently ease knotted muscles.

4.) Try a winter sport – head to an ice-skating rink or a ski slope and get your workout in a whole new way. Take your friends and make it into a day out.

5.) Eat a rainbow. You’ve heard it before, but it’s true! The more colours on your plate, the more nutrients you’re consuming. This will help you to look good, feel great and avoid any winter colds.

6.) Schedule in your workouts. Look at your diary and find a time slot for your gym sessions and stick to this as if it is a doctor’s appointment you can’t miss. Consistency is key to getting the results you want!

For more expert tips on health, nutrition and training visit Zanna’s blog here.

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