Christina Macdonald, Personal Trainer
Christina Macdonald is a fitness writer and editor with more than 20 years’ of experience.
She is the former Editor of Women’s Fitness magazine and former Launch Editor of award winning-title Women’s Running, and also the author of the book Run Yourself Fit (Summersdale, £6.99).
Christina is currently Editor-at-Large of Women’s Running and has completed two marathons and ten half marathons.
She is also a qualified Level 3 Personal Trainer and UKA Running Group Leader as well as an accredited Life Coach. Follow her @writefitchris
Christina's Work on WLR:
Beat Your Exercise Barriers Think exercise is not for you? Christina Macdonald reveals why changing this belief could see you embracing fitness and loving it!
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.
How to Keep Going with Exercise Great intentions can easily fizzle away, especially when you first start to exercise - here's how to keep it going until it becomes a habit you love
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?
Yoga for Weight Loss As well as being one of the best feel-good exercises, Yoga is proven to be effective for reducing body fat and it's surprisingly easy to get started.
Personal Trainer's Home Workout Plan No need to join the gym or buy expensive home fitness kit to lose weight and tone up. Achieve your weight-loss goals with this home exercise circuit
How Eating Mindfully Can Help You Lose Weight If you have been trying to lose weight but you tend to overeat, then mindful eating could be just what you need to improve your relationship with food.
How to Start Exercising Whatever your age or fitness level, it’s never too late to start an exercise routine. Provided you’re mobile and healthy, the best time to start is today!
How to Start Running Christina's guide for runners just starting out, including beginners running plan and her top tips for getting started
Exercise Your Way to Weight Loss
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More advice on starting to run, including training plans for beginners and tips on building mileage, as well as advice on nutrition for running, are available in Christina’s book, Run Yourself Fit. Available online at Amazon or in all good book stores.