Christina Neal - Personal Trainer <sub>REPS L3</sub>

Christina is Consultant Personal Trainer for wlr

Christina Neal (nee Macdonald) is a fitness writer and editor with more than 20 years’ of experience.

She is the former Editor of Women’s Fitness and Good Health magazines and former Launch Editor of award winning-title Women’s Running.

Christina is also the author of the book Run Yourself Fit and has completed two marathons and ten half marathons..

She is a qualified Level 3 Personal Trainer and UKA Running Group Leader as well as an accredited Life Coach. Follow her @writefitchris

Currently Editor-at-Large of Slim Fit and Healthy Magazine.


WLR Contributor: Christina Macdonald, Personal Trainer
wlr Consultant Personal Trainer, Christina Macdonald


Christina's Work on WLR:

Helen Mirren's Fave 12-Minute Workout

We can see why Dame Helen's relied on this workout her 'whole life' and the results speak for themselves. Here's our review of the Canadian Airforce XBX and 5BX plans.

Legs Bums and Tums Workout

Get your legs, bum and tum ready for your summer shorts with this super effective but simple workout by Conditioning Coach Mark Hatfield

Personal Trainer's Home Workout Plan

PT Christina Macdonald's circuit of exercises to do at home provides a total body workout to help you burn fat, lose weight and tone up at the same time.

Flat Belly Workout

Designed by top conditioning coach Mark Hatfield, the exercises in our flat belly workout give you a variety of speeds, loads and forces to challenge and tone your tummy

Yoga for a Leaner Figure

Yoga will help you combat stress and become more flexible, but it can also help you lose weight and body fat and get that lean look. PT Christina Macdonald reveals the why and how.

First Steps to Fitness: How to Start Exercising

Whatever your age or fitness level, personal trainer Christina Macdonald reveals how to find the motivation to start, and how to choose the right activity for you

HIIT Workouts and Guide for Beginners

Perfect for the time poor, High Intensity Interval Training helps you achieve maximum exercise benefits in the shortest amount of time.

Arms and Shoulders Home Workout - Prepare to Bare

Women often neglect arms and shoulders, but some targeted exercise can make big difference quickly. This workout can be easily done at home, all you need is some dumbbells.

Reduce Your Dementia Risk with Regular Exercise

You may know that working out is good for your health and your waistline, but did you know it could also help to reduce your risk of developing dementia?

How Eating Mindfully Can Help Weight Loss

Mindful eating can help you lose weight in two basic ways: curbing the urge to overeat and lowering stress. Life coach, Christina Macdonald explains.

How to Beat Your Exercise Barriers

Think exercise isn't for you, simply because you weren't "sporty" in your school days? Christina Macdonald reveals why changing this belief and finding a sport you love could see you embracing fitness ... and loving it!

How to Start Running

Personal Trainer Christina Macdonald's guide for runners just starting out, including beginners running plan and her top tips for getting started.

It's Good to Stretch

Stretching’s not just good for flexibility and your muscles. It’s a great way to de-stress and get your blood flowing in a good way. Here's a feel-good stretch routine from our favourite PTs

How to Stay Motivated and Keep Your Exercise Plan Going

Exercise Your Body for a Younger Looking, Healthier brain

Regular exercise can boost your memory, improve brain health and apparent youth, and help to reduce risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

Exercise for Back Pain

Want to exercise but worried about making back pain worse? PT Christina Macdonald reveals the best and worst types of exercise if you suffer from a painful back

Helen Mirren's 12-Minute Workout

We can see why Dame Helen's relied on this workout her 'whole life' and the results speak for themselves. Here's our review of the Canadian Airforce XBX and 5BX plans.

Exercise Your Way to Weight Loss

Did you know that if you exercise, your body burns more calories - even when you're asleep? You can use the tools in WLR to track your exercise and balance your calories for weight loss - Try it free for 24 hours

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