S5E1: HIIT and high-fat eating with Zana Morris

Hello and welcome to another episode of Wellness with Liz Earle. In this week’s episode, Liz is joined by Zana Morris – a leading personal trainer and nutritional specialist with over 20 years experience in her field. She is the owner of three multi award-winning boutique gyms in London as well as the author of The High Fat Diet: How to Lose Ten Pounds in Fourteen Days. She joins Liz in the Wellbeing Studios to talk about the benefits of high-intensity weight training and how eating fat can help us lose fat.

You can stream the episode below, or download the recording via iTunes or Stitcher:

Topics discussed in the episode:

  • What is high-intensity weight training?
  • Is it possible to be fitter in your 50s than you were in your 40s?
  • Why less is often more when it comes to exercise.
  • Why running isn’t the most efficient way to get fit.
  • How does HIIT affect the immune system?
  • What’s the optimal length of a HIIT session?
  • What are the benefits of weight-training for mid-life women?
  • Zana shares the impact of the 2012 Olympics on women’s approach to weight-training.
  • Why lifting heavy weights won’t make you bulky.
  • Liz shares her experiments with high-fat eating.
  • How does eating fat help you lose fat?
  • What is ketosis and how does it work?
  • What supplements support muscle gain?
  • What is the best exercise for sculpting abs?
  • What are the benefits of vitamin B5?

Further resources:

For 1-2-1 guidance, book into Zana’s boutique gyms here.

Connect with Zana on Twitter (@ZanaMorris).

Buy Zana’s book, The High Fat Diet: How to Lose Ten Pounds in Fourteen Days

Buy our weight training guide,  A Stronger, Slimmer You for Liz’s favourite at-home exercises.