Zahra

Zahra

6 Seasons

Zahra is a Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Manager for Nuffield Health, specialising in exercise to music and group cycling classes. Other areas of expertise include pre- and post-natal training, weight loss and weight training.

Zahra hails from Tooting, South London, and has been with us for over 11 years. Prior to this she graduated with a first-class Sport Science BSc degree. Zahra also currently works as a UK Master Trainer and Presenter for the Indoor Cycling Group. Zahra believes in making exercise enjoyable for all and helping people stay fit and heathy.

Zahra’s tried her hand at a range of sports and events including swimming, football, kickboxing, street dance, half marathons and she’s even signed up to do a 100km walking event next year.

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  • Strong Upper Body with Zahra

    Episode 1

    Welcome to the third session in our series of six Young People’s workouts. This session will work all of the muscles in your upper body, getting your heart and lungs pumping at the same time to help you stay fit.

    In this session there’s a short warm up, three sets of exercise, and a cool down a...

  • Core Workout with Zahra #1

    Episode 2

    Put your abs and back muscles to work with this 20-minute session. Get ready for 4 3-minute blocks of core work with some short recoveries in between. In each block you’ll be doing 3 different exercises for 30 seconds each before cycling through them again:
    Block 1 – leg raises, leg raised crunch...

  • Core Control with Zahra

    Episode 3

    Welcome to the fifth session in our series of six Young People’s workouts. This workout is about strengthening the muscles all around your torso, which will help improve your whole-body strength, balance, coordination and posture.

    In this session there’s a short warm up, three blocks of work, an...

  • Legs, Bums and Tums with Zahra #4

    Episode 4

    In this 30-minute class you'll strengthen your legs with pulse squats and reverse lunges, target your bum with glute bridges, and tone your tum with crunches and planks.

    Prefer to listen to your own music? Try our version without music here: https://nuffieldhealth.vhx.tv/videos/legs-bums-and-tum...

  • Pump! with Zahra #6

    Episode 5

    Strengthen and tone all the key muscles in one 30-minute class:
    Round 1 – barbell back squats will target your hamstrings and glutes
    Round 2 – work your chest with push-ups and plate presses before firing up your triceps with skull crushers and overhead extensions
    Round 3 – tone those legs with r...

  • Pump! with Zahra #5

    Episode 6

    This full body weights workout includes a barbell and dumbbells, but you can still follow without.
    Round 1 – work on the legs and glutes with some barbell squats
    Round 2 – target the shoulders with dumbbell front raises and shoulder presses
    Round 3 – lunge and dumbbell curl combos to work the glu...

  • Pump! with Zahra #4

    Episode 7

    First you’ll focus on your legs with some squats, then there’s some chest and triceps work, and finally you’ll strengthen your back with some deadlifts, rows and cleans. You can use a barbell and a step if you have one, but you can still follow the workout without them.

  • Pump! with Zahra #3

    Episode 8

    A mixture of barbell and dumbbell exercises, you’ll strengthen your legs and glutes with deadlifts, lunges and squats, and work on your arms with rows, curls and presses.

  • Pump! with Zahra #2

    Episode 9

    After a bodyweight warm-up, grab your weights for some squats and bicep curls before mixing it up with some arm and leg combos.

  • Pump! with Zahra #1

    Episode 10

    Lift, curl and press with this total-body weights workout to build your strength and tone your muscles.

  • Legs, Bums and Tums with Zahra #1

    Episode 11

    This 30-minute session starts with lunge and squat sequences for your legs, before moving onto bridge and clamshell variations for your glutes, and you’ll finish with some planks and sit-ups for your core.

  • Legs, Bums and Tums with Zahra #2

    Episode 12

    Work on your leg strength with single-leg Romanian deadlifts, fire up your glutes with bridge pulses and challenge your abs with side-plank crunches.

  • Legs, Bums and Tums with Zahra #3

    Episode 13

    Say hello to your leg, glute and core muscles with squat, lunge and glute bridge variations, before focusing on your abs with side plank clams, single leg raises and crunches.