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.
A 30-minute ride to get your heart pumping, your body sweating, and improve your cycling fitness. You’ll be moving through high-intensity peddling, followed by short, active recoveries. Start with some seated and standing climbs, before picking up the pace with some seated road sprints, adding th...
The only way is up with this 30-minute hill-climbing workout to improve strength and endurance. You’ll be tackling two climbs with a short recovery period in between. Start seated, move to standing, and then work on some jumps where you stand for 4 counts and sit for 4.
This 30-minute cycle will raise your heart rate as you work on your speed and endurance. In the first half you’ll start with some periods of hard work by either adding resistance, changing your position or increasing your speed, with some quick recoveries in between. In the second half you’ll mov...
Jumps, seated sprints and standing jog intervals make up this varied 30-minute workout. Zahra will keep you on your toes as you work through a range of different intensities, speeds and riding positions.
Improve your cycling strength and overall cardiovascular health with 3 climbs, increasing in duration and difficulty. Don’t worry, there’s a recovery in between each climb, so give them all you’ve got.