In this special Couch2Kilos episode of the Her Spirit podcast Louise Minchin talks to Co-founder Holly Woodford and the three Her Spirit coaches Becks Oladele, Elle Linton and Mel Young about all things strength.
Couch2Kilos challenge, supports our #IAMWOMAN campaign and helps us to shatter some of the taboos around strength training and healthy eating for women. Its a free strength challenge designed to help EVERY women get stronger in 6-weeks.
It's a great conversation around all the benefits of strength training and how it helps to build body confidence and feel more able to coupe with daily life.
Couch2Kilos is totally flexible, you can do it anytime, from anywhere, at the gym or home and on any device. You can start with zero equipment and work up the levels and learn how use a variety of weights.
Working with our team of coaches, Mel Young, Elle Linton and Becks Oladele, British Weight Lifting and Professor Greg Whyte, OBE, former Olympian, Sports Scientist and Comic Relief/Children in Need celebrity coach, we have created a programme that is not only accessible to every women, is also kick ass!
Couch2Kilos is suitable for women of all abilities from just those starting out to those that are already active. Couch2Kilos includes advice on healthy eating and how to look after your mind.
With four levels Couch2Kilos is suitable for women of all abilities from just starting out to those who are already active.
Level 1 – Bodyweight - No equipment need
This is perfect for first timers and those returning to exercise after a break. We will incorporate the use of strength bands to aid additional progression however these are not necessary to get started.
Level 2 – Strength Bands + Small Weights (1kg-5kg)
If you are fairly active (2-3 times per week) and have done some strength training at home or in the gym. You might have struggled with consistency and need to be motivated by others to keep you on track.
Level 3 – Small Weights + Barbell
This is for those that are active 3-5 times per week and already incorporating strength training into your routine. This will take you to the next level by increasing your strength for a range of activities. If you struggle with consistency and need a bit of a challenge this is for you!
Level 4 - In person and coming soon with our partners British Weightlifting.
Come and join us by signing up at https://herspirit.co.uk/programmes/couch2kilos/ and go to http://www.herspirit.co.uk
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