• Top mistakes people make at the gym and how to avoid them

    Millions of people sign up to the gym in a bid to get fit, lose weight and tone up, but often the workouts we do can be ineffective and even cause injury due to some common mistakes. Lorraine Furmedge, Fitness First PT Ambassador shares some of the most common mistakes people make at the gym, and what you should be doing instead. Overusing the treadmill – focus on effort rather than time "Assuming that you are using the treadmill for an aerobic workout then you really don't need to be on there any longer than 20 - 30 minutes. If you