Part 1 Getting started: the human body; how different body systems work; the importance of setting goals; keeping focused; nutrition questionnaire; physical questionnaire. Part 2 Healthy eating: what is a healty diet?; components of a healthy diet; the diet for modern living; food guide; meal suggestions. Part 3 Flexibility: what does flexibility mean?; flexibility test; neck and shoulder stretches; chest and arm stretches; back stretches; leg stretches; stretching sequences. Part 4 Aerobic training: what is aerobic training?; aerobic training techniques; swimming; fast walking; running; cycling; aerobic gym machines; aerobic circuits. Part 5 Resistance exercises: what is resistance exercise?; the basics of resistance training; resistance training techniques; exercises for specific muscle groups - chest, shoulder, back, upper arm, abdominals, legs and buttocks. Part 6 The programmes: how to use the programmes; case study Charlotte; case study Howard; fat-loss programme; lunchtime workout; six-week beach body; three-week detox; case study Sasha; women's upper body tone-up; perfect legs; perfect bottom; perfect abdominals; case study Tim; building mass; men's general fitness; women's general fitness; tennis fitness; golf fitness; skiing fitness; sports agility; case study Jo; your first marathon; back care; antenatal programme; postnatal programme; park programme. Part 7 Exercise class directory: aerobic classes; toning classes; aerobic and toning classes; martial arts and combat classes; mind and body classes. Part 8 Making the right choices: choosing a gym; choosing a personal trainer; choosing equipment. Part 9 All about you: questionnaire analysis; training and nutrition diaries; common sports injuries.
In 1994 Matt Robertsopened his own Personal Trainingcentre in London's Mayfair, the UK's first personal training centre. His celebrity client list continues to grow attracting stars such as Mel C and Naomi Campbell. Matt also writes his own column in the Evening Standard magazine, Hello and M Magazine.